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Van Vleet, Carmella

Summary: 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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 SUL

Slade, Suzanne

Summary: "June Almeida loved learning about science and nature. An excellent student, she was especially interested in biology and won the top science prize at her school. Creative and observant, June noticed details that others often missed. She dreamed of attending university but economic hardships caused her to leave school at age 16. Still, June was determined to pursue her passion for science. She...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 ALM

Derting, Kimberly

Summary: Cece, a budding and inquisitive scientist, and her equally curious best friend Isaac conduct experiments to see whether Cece's dog Einstein will eat his vegetables.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwillow Books, an Imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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McCully, Emily Arnold

Summary: "Caroline Herschel was the first woman to discover a comet and the first woman to be paid as a scientist."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 HER

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE History McCully 2017

Robbins, Dean

Summary: Introduces the woman mathematician whose childhood love of numbers led to her prestigious education and contributions at NASA while explaining how her handwritten codes proved essential throughout numerous space missions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2017

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Kortemeier, Todd

Summary: "From fossil hunters to nuclear researchers, this book introduces remarkable individuals whose contributions to science were often overlooked. Colorful spreads full of photographs and sidebars support reader engagement and celebrate each hero's achievements."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 12-Story Library 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 KOR

Summary: Professor Ian Hood is recruited by the British government as its on-call scientist/detective. Along with his female bodyguard, they take on such menaces as rogue cloners, ruthless polluters, and resurgent viruses. Includes four episodes.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Granada International 2006

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV ELE

Keller, Shana

Summary: "Benjamin Banneker is known and admired for his work in science, mathematics, and astronomy. He was born free at a time in America, 1731, when most African Americans were slaves. At the age of 22 he built a strike clock based on his own drawings and using a pocket-knife"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 BAN

Davis, Lynn

Summary: "Thomas Edison was an inventor who changed everything! One of his most famous inventions was the phonograph. It was the first machine to record and play sounds. Read this book to find out how he did it. Then check out the rest of the Amazing Inventors & Innovators series to learn about other great minds,"--page [4] of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Super Sandcastle/ an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2016

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Sidman, Joyce

Summary: "Newbery-Honor winning author Joyce Sidman explores the extraordinary life and scientific discoveries of Maria Merian, who discovered the truth about metamorphosis and documented the science behind the mystery in this visual biography that features many original paintings by Maria herself."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 595.7 Sidman 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 MER

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 MER

Summary: On a remote island, a doctor and his assistant work on a secret project to create Dino Zords, creatures of incredible strength and intelligence. When the island is blown to pieces in a furious battle, the assistant discovers that the Dino Zords were created for evil. Barely escaping, the assistant now lives the quiet life of a high school teacher. When he meets three teens, they become an...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD POW

Chabert, Jack

Summary: For the first time in years Eerie Elementary is planning a science fair, which may not be a good idea in a school which is alive and out to get the students--but when Sam and his friends find a book of experiments that contains all of Orson Eerie's notes, it may turn out to be the key they need to finally understand the mad scientist.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Branches/Scholastic Inc. 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC CHA

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE CHA

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED CHA

Colson, Rob

Summary: "Scientists have solved problems as varied as the germ theory of disease and the start of our universe. This amazing book outlines the great discoveries made and the principles followed by scientists who explore our world. Readers will enjoy reading the stories behind each historic discovery as well as the mini bios of the science "STEM-gineers" who made them. Experiments and research...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Publishing Company 2019

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 509 COL

Ignotofsky, Rachel

Summary: A collection of artworks inspired by the lives and achievements of fifty famous women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, from the ancient world to the present, profiles each notable individual. Full of art, this collection also contains infographics about relevant topics such as lab equipment, rates of women currently working in STEM fields, and an illustrated scientific...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ten Speed Press 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 920 IGN

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: J920 IGN

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 920 IGN

Maupin, Melissa

Summary: Eighteenth-century mathematician and astronomer Benjamin Banneker was widely known and respected in his time. Most of what he knew, he taught himself. His letter to Thomas Jefferson asked the future president to reconsider his racial prejudices. Learn about Banneker, who abolitionists would use as proof that people of any race can be equally intelligent.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 BAN

Summary: A scientist performs regeneration experiments on himself, and passes on the genes to his son, Bruce. Now Bruce is performing experiments that expose him to radiation and nanomeds, which combined with his unique genes, unleashes the Hulk.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2003

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE HUL

Guglielmo, Amy

Summary: Presents the story of Grandins "squeeze machine," describing her childhood love of building and design, as well as her sensitivities.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2018

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Landers, Ace

Summary: "When two LEGO® City scientists are in the jungle with their research crew, the search for a rare spider takes them on a wild adventure! Snakes, leopards, and jewels, oh my! Will they find the spider-or their way back to camp?" --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic, Inc. 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Kids' Favorite Characters, Call number: JE LEG

Shulman, Mark

Summary: "Benjamin Franklin has been called one of the most accomplished and influential Americans in history, and his role in shaping the United States has had a lasting impact that is still felt today. Franklin's research into topics as varied as electricity, meteorology, demography, and oceanography were as wide-ranging and important as his travels, which took him across the globe as a diplomat."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Portable Press, an imprint of Printers Row Publishing Group 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 921 FRA

Summary: A streetwise hustler is pulled into a compelling conspiracy after witnessing the suicide of a girl who looks just like her.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV ORP

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE GRI

Sonneborn, Scott

Summary: On the day the orphanage where he has grown up closes, J.D. discovers that he is the son of Frankenstein's monster, so he sets out to find the people that all the mismatched parts that he inherited came from--and do it before Frankenstein's creepy daughter, who wants to outdo her father, can find them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED SON

Amson-Bradshaw, Georgia

Summary: Be inspired by the life stories of women pioneers in the fields of science and technology from around the world, including computer programmer Ada Lovelace, physicist and chemist Marie Curie, mathematician Katherine Johnson and many more. Follow the fantastic ideas and activities featured inside and start your own brilliant scientific adventure!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayland 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 AMS

Beaty, Andrea

Summary: Ada Twist is a very curious girl who shows perseverance by asking questions and performing experiments to find things out and understand the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BEA

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BEA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE BEA

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