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She Persisted in Science: Brilliant Women Who Made a Difference

By Carrie Kingsley, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Inspiring bios of diverse pioneering women scientists.

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These short biographies strike a wonderful, inspiring balance between informing readers about amazing women in science and noting how much harder they had to work than men to be recognized at all. She Persisted in Science: Brilliant Women Who Made a Difference features women from varied scientific, economic, and social backgrounds, and is especially good at highlighting women of color in science. The fun, fact-filled biographies are surrounded by colorful, engaging illustrations by Alexandra Boigner on each page, and there are lots of opportunities to talk with young readers about their own dreams.

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