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Author Maggs, Sam, author.

Title Wonder women : 25 innovators, inventors, and trailblazers who changed history / written by Sam Maggs ; illustrated by Sophia Foster-Dimino.

Publication Info. Philadelphia : Quirk Books, [2016]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Allendale Branch Non-Fiction    609.22 MAG    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    609.22 MAG    Available
 PAS Lamanda Park Branch Non-Fiction    609.22 MAG    Available
Description 238 pages : color illustrations ; 20 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-233) and index.
Contents Women of science: Wang Zhenyi -- Ada Lovelace -- Lise Meitner -- Emmy Noether -- Alice Ball -- Women of medicine: Jacqueline Felice -- De Almania -- Elizabeth and Emily Blackwell -- Ogino Ginko -- Anandibai Joshi -- Marie Equi -- Women of espionage: Brita Tott -- Mary Bowser -- Sarah Emma Edmonds -- Elvira Chaudoir -- Noor Inayat Khan -- Women of innovation: Huang Daopo -- Margaret Knight -- Miriam Benjamin -- Bessie Blount Griffin -- Mary Sherman Morgan -- Women of adventure: Maria Sibylla Merian -- Annie Smith Peck -- Ynes Mexia -- Annie Londonderry -- Bessie Coleman.
Summary "Smart women have always been able to achieve amazing things, even when the odds were stacked against them. In Wonder Women, author Sam Maggs tells the stories of the brilliant, brainy, and totally rad women in history who broke barriers as scientists, engineers, mathematicians, adventurers, and inventors. Plus, interviews with real-life women in STEM careers, an extensive bibliography, and a guide to women-centric science and technology organizations--all to show the many ways the geeky girls of today can help to build the future,"
Subject Women inventors.
Women in science.
Women inventors -- Biography.
Women in science -- Biography.
Illustrated books.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Added Author Foster-Dimino, Sophia, illustrator.
Added Title 25 innovators, inventors, and trailblazers who changed history
ISBN 9781594749254 (hardcover) : $16.99
1594749256 (hardcover) : $16.99

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