A novel in verse about three girls from different time periods who grew up to become groundbreaking scientists introduces the lives and achievements of insect life-cycle artist Maria Merian, fossil pioneer Mary Anning and comet discoverer Maria Mitchell.
Shares the lesser-known story of how the daughter of Marie and Pierre Curie, assisted by her husband Frederic Joliot, discovered artificial radioactivity and won a Nobel Prize in spite of being denied an advanced education, inspiring physicist Lise Meitner to make a vital discovery about nuclear fission.
As the adorable Prince Xander is set to be launched into space, a mysterious new girl enrolls in Maywood Glen Academy, but the smart girls in class soon discover that she is a member of a secret organization of super-smart women there to protect the Prince
Each picture book in this series is a biography of a significant historical figure, told in a simple, conversational, vivacious way, and always focuses on a character trait that makes the person a role model for kids. Each book ends with a line of encouragement, a direct quote, photos, a timeline and a source list.
A latest entry in the retro-style graphic series finds Metal Man Number Two powering up for the first time in a century when evil millionaire Mr. Furniss attempts to use him to construct an army of indestructible robots, a plot that is countered by feisty scientist Sarah Cross.
Profiles women architects and engineers; highlights examples of how a strong work ethic, perseverance, and creativity can overcome life's obstacles; and focuses on the strengths, passions, and interests each woman had growing up.
A rollicking sequel to Zita the Spacegirl finds Zita's exploits rendering her an intergalactic megastar and struggling to hold fast to her true self while also dealing with a havoc-wreaking doppelganger and band of alien invaders.
A picture book biography tells the story of Sylvia Earle's growing passion for the wonders of the sea and how her ocean exploration and advocacy have made her known around the world. By the author of Planting the Trees of Kenya.
When she discovers that her handsome colleague, Gideon Blut, has put a plan in motion to destroy clones August, Bonaparte, and Edna, Dr. Avril Crump decides to take matters into her own hands to stop the plot in order to save the only friends she has ever had.
Shares the story of renowned astronaut and distinguished scientist Kathryn Sullivan, describing how she defied the conventions of her childhood to pursue interests previously limited to boys and how she became the first woman to walk in space.
Discovering an adorable robot in the woods, a wrench-wielding 5-year-old endeavors to save him from big bad robots that want to use the little robot to achieve their own nefarious ends. By the creator of the Zita the Spacegirl trilogy.
Profiles of some of the world's most influential women in science include introductions to such pioneers as Virginia Apgar, Sally Ride and Rachel Carson. By the author of Headstrong: 52 Women Who Changed Scienceùand the World. Simultaneous eBook.
Sardine and her uncle, Captain Yellow Shoulder, sail their ship, The Huckleberry, across the universe meeting up with monsters and aliens in order to confront Supermuscleman, who is trying to take over the galaxy.
An authorized portrait about the co-author's life with autism and her groundbreaking work as a scientist and designer of cruelty-free livestock facilities includes photographs from Gradin's personal collection and describes how she overcame key disabilities through education and the support of her mother.
Holding her stuffed toy chimpanzee, young Jane Goodall observes nature, reads Tarzan books, and dreams of living in Africa and helping animals. Includes biographical information on the prominent zoologist