Summary: Have you ever wondered what you could do to change the world? Find out how kids are helping the environment, inventing incredible medical devices, aiding the homeless, designing apps so other kids won't ever have to eat alone in the cafeteria, and more! Learn all about what they've come up with and how their ideas are changing lives in this story of four amazing kids everyone should meet!...
Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Spotlight, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division 2019
Copies Available at Peninsula1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JBR RED HIG
Summary: Meet Katherine Johnson, a brilliant mathematician who worked at NASA in the early 1950s until retiring in 1986. Katherine's unparalleled calculations (done by hand) helped plan the trajectories for NASA's Mercury and Apollo missions (including the Apollo 11 moon landing). She is said to be one of the greatest American minds of all time.
Publisher / Publication Date: 2017
Copies Available at Interlochen1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR Blue Feldman 2017
Summary: True story of six women who programmed the ENIAC computer as part of a secret WWII mission. They learned to program the computer without any software, instructions or tools (none existed.). --
Publisher / Publication Date: 2016
Copies Available at Interlochen1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR Blue Calkhoven 2016
Summary: "Twelve-year-old Adrianna Villalobos and her older brother Feye travel the globe with their parents, the hosts of a suspenseful nature show called "Wild Survival!" The show features daring animal rescues and the work the family does at their animal sanctuary. They've recently gotten an offer to take the show from YouTube to a TV network, and Adrianna is thrilled. So far, she's always been...
Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2021