Changing the equation : 50+ US Black women in STEM
- 3 of 3 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Detroit Lakes Public Library||J 509.252 BOL (Text)||33500013215728||New||Available||-|
|Moorhead Public Library||J 509.252 BOL (Text)||33500013215710||New||Available||-|
|Roseau Public Library||j 920 BOL (Text)||35500006272825||New||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9781683356295
- ISBN: 1419707345
- ISBN: 9781419707346
- Publisher: New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2020.
- Copyright: ©2020
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||Includes bibliographical references and index.|
|Summary, etc.:||"Award-winning author Tonya Bolden explores the black women who have changed the world of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) in America. Including groundbreaking computer scientists, doctors, inventors, physicists, pharmacists, mathematicians, aviators, and many more, this book celebrates over 50 women who have shattered the glass ceiling, defied racial discrimination, and pioneered in their fields. In these profiles, young readers will find role models, inspirations, and maybe even reasons to be the STEM leaders of tomorrow. These stories help young readers to dream big and stay curious. The book includes endnotes, a bibliography, and an index"--|
- Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2020 March #1
This sweeping collective biography of American Black women in STEM careers brings the wide variety of their achievements into focus for middle-graders in this work by Coretta Scott King Honor Book author Bolden (Inventing Victoria, 2019). Including women from professions as diverse as computer science, marine biology, chemical engineering, and the medical sciences, each figure is given a few pages worth of description of their early personal life, educational pursuits, and career highlights, making for a somewhat formulaic approach to each woman's biography. Though the profiles necessarily lack detail, Bolden more than makes up for it in the variety of women featured, from the mid-1800s to today and including many unfamiliar names, such as video game developer Lisette Titre-Montgomery or marine biologist Joan Murrell Owens. Pullouts of vocabulary etymologies, quotes, and plenty of pictures of its subjects help bolster the biographies. Young people are sure to find intriguing role models among the many STEM all-stars in this comprehensive look at the achievements of gifted Black scientists and doctors. Final art not seen. Grades 5-8. Copyright 2020 Booklist Reviews.
Tonya Bolden has written numerous bestselling books for children and adults, and her work has garnered many awards, including the Coretta Scott King Honor, James Madison Book Award, School Library Journal Best Book of the Year, and YALSA Best Book of the Year. She lives in New York City. Visit tonyaboldenbooks.com.
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