Fantastically great women scientists and their stories

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Women have been responsible for many of the world’s most groundbreaking scientific discoveries. Kate Pankhurst, descendent of Emmeline Pankhurst, tells the stories of some incredible female scientists whose hard work and persistence changed our understanding of science, and transformed people’s ideas of what women can do. Including comic strips, family trees, maps and more, ‘Fantastically Great Women Scientists and Their Stories’ is a celebration of women who made some of the world’s most important scientific breakthroughs.

ISBN: 9781526615336 Author: Pankhurst, Kate,author,ill Publisher: Bloomsbury Children's Books Publication Date: 4th February 2021 Imprint: Bloomsbury Children's Books Cover: Paperback Dewey: 509.252 (edition:23) Pages: 184 Language: English Readership: Ages 5-12 / Code: B Category: Subjects: , ,

‘Significantly more engaging and inspiring than the rival Rebel Girls’ GUARDIAN‘It’s hard to imagine any group of primary-aged children who wouldn’t be inspired’ BOOKSELLER‘An absolute must-have for every young person’s bookshelf’ HUFFINGTON POSTPrepare to be inspired with this fantastically great new series for young readers from bestselling author Kate Pankhurst, descendent of suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst. In this first book, read the true stories of amazing scientists and discover things that are out of this world!Women have been responsible for many of the world’s most groundbreaking scientific discoveries. These are the stories of incredible female scientists whose hard work and persistence changed our understanding of science, and transformed people’s ideas of what women can do. As a child Mae Jemison imagined herself reaching for the stars and that’s exactly what she did: she became the first African-American woman to go into space. When Elizabeth Blackwell was told women weren’t allowed to be doctors, she didn’t take no for an answer. Tu Youyou spent months on a remote island during the Vietnam War to try and invent a treatment for malaria – and she did it. Including comic strips, family trees, maps and more, Fantastically Great Women Scientists and Their Stories is a celebration of women who made some of the world’s most important scientific breakthroughs. Women featured include Mae Jemison, Marie Curie, Elizabeth Blackwell, Janaki Ammal, Caroline Herschel, Katia Krafft, Tu Youyou and Rosalind Franklin.

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