Twenty-three stories about how ordinary girls with very different passions have become extraordinary women and made significant contributions to our world
In her intensely researched, inventively drawn exploration of Marie Curie's life, artist Alice Milani follows the celebrated Polish scientist from Curie's time as a struggling governess to her years in France making breakthrough discoveries. Curie was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize and the only person to win a Nobel Prize in two different sciences.
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Vigliani and Eaton’s high-interest exploration of medicine begins in prehistory.
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Meet 21 determined women who have dedicated their lives to healing others.$8.99ISBN: 9780544668706Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: HMH Books for Young Readers - March 29th, 2016
In 1914, the world celebrated the opening of the Panama Canal, which connected the world’s two largest oceans and signaled America’s emergence as a global superpower. It was a miracle, this path of water where a mountain had stood—and creating a miracle is no easy thing.$10.99ISBN: 9780525515999Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Penguin Books - May 14th, 2019$18.99ISBN: 9780544286566Availability: BackorderedPublished: HMH Books for Young Readers - March 14th, 2017
We know dogs are our best animal friends, but have you ever thought about what that might mean?Fossils show we’ve shared our work and homes with dogs for tens of thousands of years. Now there’s growing evidence that we influenced dogs’ evolution—and they, in turn, changed ours.$9.99ISBN: 9780547328607Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: HMH Books for Young Readers - April 5th, 2010
Aided by an army of beachcombers, oceanographer Dr. Curtis Ebbesmeyer tracks trash in the name of science. From sneakers to hockey gloves, Curt monitors the watery fate of human-made cargo that has spilled into the ocean. The information he collects is much more than casual news; it is important scientific data.$18.99ISBN: 9780544535800Availability: BackorderedPublished: Clarion Books - November 8th, 2016Most people know Florence Nightingale was a compassionate and legendary nurse, but they don’t know her full story. This riveting biography explores the exceptional life of a woman who defied the stifling conventions of Victorian society to pursue what was considered an undesirable vocation.$20.00ISBN: 9781259644252Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: McGraw-Hill Education Tab - October 19th, 2016
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Start-to-finish, fun projects for makers of all types, ages, and skill levels$15.99ISBN: 9781465433657Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: DK Children - April 7th, 2015
Want to understand black holes, antimatter, physics, and space exploration? Looking for a common sense guide to quantum physics that you can actually understand? Rocket Science for the Rest of Us is the book you're looking for! Get a grip on even the most mysterious and complex sciences with Ben Gilliland's guide to dark matter, exo-planets, Planck time, earth sciences, and more.$16.99ISBN: 9780544633353Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: HMH Books for Young Readers - February 7th, 2017In Beastly Brains, Castaldo delves into the minds of animals and explores animal empathy, communication, tool use, and social societies through interviews and historical anecdotes.