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Grasping mysteries : girls who loved math  Cover Image Book Book

Grasping mysteries : girls who loved math

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  • ISBN: 9781534460706
  • ISBN: 1534460691
  • ISBN: 9781534460690
  • ISBN: 1534460683
  • ISBN: 9781534460683
  • Physical Description: 305 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
    print
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, [2020]

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-305).
Formatted Contents Note: Looking up: Caroline Herschel -- Making change with charts I: Florence Nightingale -- Exploring currents: Hertha Marks Ayrton -- Mapping what's hidden: Marie Tharp -- Creating paths through space: Katherine Johnson -- Making change with charts II: Edna Lee Paisano -- Looking beyond: Vera Rubin.
Summary, etc.: A biographical novel in verse of seven girls from different time periods who used math to explore the mysteries of the universe and grew up to do innovate work that changed history.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 10 Up. Atheneum Books for Young Readers.
Grades 4-6. Atheneum Books for Young Readers.
Subject: JUVENILE FICTION / Mathematics
JUVENILE FICTION / Girls & Women
JUVENILE FICTION / Stories in Verse (see also Poetry)
Tharp, Marie
Rubin, Vera C 1928-2016
Nightingale, Florence 1820-1910
Johnson, Katherine G
Herschel, Caroline Lucretia 1750-1848
Sex role Fiction
Scientists Juvenile fiction
Mathematicians Juvenile fiction
Novels in verse Juvenile fiction
Rubin, Vera C 1928-2016 Childhood and youth Juvenile fiction
Paisano, Edna L Childhood and youth Juvenile fiction
Johnson, Katherine G Childhood and youth Juvenile fiction
Tharp, Marie Childhood and youth Juvenile fiction
Ayrton, Hertha 1854-1923 Childhood and youth Juvenile fiction
Nightingale, Florence 1820-1910 Childhood and youth Juvenile fiction
Herschel, Caroline Lucretia 1750-1848 Childhood and youth Juvenile fiction
Genre: Novels in verse.
Biographical fiction.
Historical fiction.
Juvenile works.
Fiction.

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