Women of Note (Non-Fiction mostly)

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Secrets of the sea : the story of Jeanne Power, revolutionary marine scientist - Griffith, Evan,

Summary: The biography of Jeanne Villepreux-Power whose curiosity about undersea life led her to pioneer the use of glass tanks for research.

Standing on her shoulders : a celebration of women - Clark-Robinson, Monica,

Summary: "A stunning love letter to the important women who shape us -- from our own mothers and grandmothers to the legends who paved the way for girls and women everywhere"--

Code breaker, spy hunter : how Elizebeth Friedman changed the course of two world wars - Wallmark, Laurie,

Summary: In this picture book biography, young readers will learn all about Elizebeth Friedman (1892-1980), a brilliant American code breaker who smashed Nazi spy rings, took down gangsters, and created the...

Kamala Harris : rooted in justice - Grimes, Nikki,

Summary: "The first-ever picture book biography on Senator Kamala Harris"--

Ruth Bader Ginsburg - Davidson, Rose, 1989-

Summary: Details the career of Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, including her work for gender equality, her time with the ACLU, and her law career.

The girl who thought in pictures : the story of Dr. Temple Grandin - Mosca, Julia Finley,

Summary: When young Temple was diagnosed with autism, no one expected her to talk, let alone become one of the most powerful voices in modern science. Yet, the determined visual thinker did just that. Her...

Sonia Sotomayor - Krull, Kathleen,

Summary: "Sonia Sotomayor's path, from growing up in the projects to success in Ivy League universities to her rise in the legal profession is a true testament to the American dream. She broke the rules...

Contents: Hot pepper -- Making choices -- Alice in Wonderland -- More hot pepper? -- Bursting barriers -- "An electric current".

Rosa Parks - Mara, Wil.

Summary: Introduces the children to Rosa Parks who is a true American hero.

Kiss my math : showing pre-algebra who's boss - McKellar, Danica.

Summary: The television actress and mathematics guru author of Math Doesn't Suck presents a pre-algebra primer for seventh- to ninth-graders, in an accessible reference that shares time-saving tricks,...

Life in the ocean : the story of Sylvia Earle - Nivola, Claire A.

Summary: 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.

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