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Author Fletcher, Tiera, 1995- author.

Title Wonder women of science : twelve geniuses who are currently rocking science, technology, and the world. / Tiera Fletcher and Ginger Rue ; illustrated by Sally Wern Comport.

Publication Info. Somerville, MA : Candlewick Press, 2021.
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 Bristol, Main Library - Children's Department  J509.252 FLE    Check Shelf
 Burlington Public Library - Middle School Books  M509.2 FLETCHER    Check Shelf
 Cheshire Public Library - Children's Department  J BIO WOMEN'S HISTORY    Check Shelf
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 Manchester, Main Library - Children's Department  J 509 FLETCHER    DUE 11-12-23
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Edition First edition
Description 195 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-187) and index.
Contents Tiera Fletcher : preface -- Davina Durgana : fighting modern slavery through math -- Evelyn Galban : providing top medical care for all creatures -- Cierra McDonald : using computer science for serious fun -- Patrícia Medici : saving the tapirs (and rain forests... and woods... and grasslands) -- Dava Newman : rethinking the marshmallow space suit -- Maureen Raymo : unlocking climate change secrets from the earth and the ocean -- Mareena Robinson Snowden : using science for world peace -- Monsi Román : cracking down on the world's tiniest stowaways -- Kaitlyn Sadtler : engineering the immune system for tissue regeneration -- Sara Seager : searching the cosmos for another earth -- Teresa Woodruff : safeguarding the future of girls with cancer -- Minjuan Zhang : driving automobile technology to (literally) unseen destinations.
Summary The twelve scientists who are profiled here are women from all sorts of backgrounds who are currently rocking science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Each of them has a different story to tell about how she got to where she is today, but the one thing they have in common is that they are truly wonder women of science. Around the world there are many more women doing incredible work and breaking new ground in STEM fields--not to mention girls of all ages dreaming of how they will one day contribute.
Subject Scientists -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Women scientists -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Science -- Juvenile literature.
Engineers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Women engineers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Engineering -- Juvenile literature.
Technology -- Juvenile literature.
Mathematicians -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Women mathematicians -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Mathematics -- Juvenile literature.
Engineering. (OCoLC)fst00910312
Engineers. (OCoLC)fst00910639
Mathematicians. (OCoLC)fst01012154
Mathematics. (OCoLC)fst01012163
Science. (OCoLC)fst01108176
Scientists. (OCoLC)fst01108895
Technology. (OCoLC)fst01145078
Women engineers. (OCoLC)fst01177630
Women mathematicians. (OCoLC)fst01178130
Women scientists. (OCoLC)fst01178507
Genre/Form Juvenile works. (OCoLC)fst01411637
Biographies.
Illustrated works.
Added Author Rue, Ginger, author.
Comport, Sally Wern, illustrator.
Added Title Twelve geniuses who are currently rocking science, technology, and the world
12 geniuses who are currently rocking science, technology, and the world
ISBN 9781536207347
1536207349
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