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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

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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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 Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction 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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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 HAM

Vogel, Malvina G.

Summary: A quiet English country village is disturbed by the arrival of a mysterious stranger who keeps his face hidden and his back to everyone. The stranger--a brilliant scientist--has uncovered the secret to invisibility, but his grandiose dreams and the power he unleashes cause him to spiral into intrigue, madness, and murder!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Baronet Books 1995

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Wells 1995

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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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

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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

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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

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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 Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE BEA

Graham, Heather

Summary: "Wrapping up a normal day at the office, criminal psychologist Kieran Finnegan is accosted by a desperate woman who shoves an infant into her arms and then flees, only to be murdered minutes later on a busy Manhattan street. Who was the woman? Where did the baby come from? Kieran can't stop thinking about the child and the victim, so her boyfriend, Craig Frasier, does what any good special...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FICTION GRA

Holm, Jennifer L.

Summary: Ellie's scientist grandfather has discovered a way to reverse aging, and consequently has turned into a teenager--which makes for complicated relationships when he moves in with Ellie and her mother, his daughter.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD HOL

Holm, Jennifer L.

Summary: When thirteen-year-old Ellie's Grandpa Melvin, a world-renowned scientist in the body of a fourteen-year-old boy, comes for an extended visit, he teaches her that experimenting--and failing--is part of life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2018

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC HOL

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION HOL

Richard, Orlin

Summary: Discusses the accomplishments of twelve of the most influential scientists and their lasting impact on the world--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 12-Story Library, an imprint of Peterson Publishing Company and Press Room Editions 2015

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

Whitlock, Catherine

Summary: Whitlock and Evans introduce us to some of the women-- physicists, biologists, chemists, astronomers and doctors-- who helped to shape our world with their extraordinary breakthroughs and inventions. These scientists overcame significant obstacles, often simply because they were women. Despite living during periods when the contribution of women was disregarded, if not ignored, these resilient...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Diversion Books 2019

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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

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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

Hacker, Carlotta.

Summary: Chronicles the lives and achievements of noted female scientists, including astronomer Jocelyn Bell Burnell, primatologist Diane Fossey, and anthropologist Margaret Mead.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Pub. 1998

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 509.2 Women 1998

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

Kirby, Matthew J.

Summary: Eleanor and her mother Samantha are working seperately and preparing for a journey to find the Master Concentrator when an alien spacecraft lands on Earth and throws the globe into a crisis that Eleanor works to control.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC KIR

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

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

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

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

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

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

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