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Who Says Women Can't Be Doctors?: The Story of Elizabeth Blackwell Book Poster Image
age 5+
Lively, inspiring bio of America's first female doctor.
By Tanya Lee Stone
(2013)
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Ada Twist, Scientist Book Poster Image
age 5+
Inquisitive girl pursues science in fun, lively story.
By Andrea Beaty
(2016)
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Ada Byron Lovelace and the Thinking Machine Book Poster Image
age 5+
Fascinating bio of remarkable 19th-century female inventor.
By Laurie Wallmark
(2015)
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Otis and Will Discover the Deep: The Record-Setting Dive of the Bathysphere Book Poster Image
age 5+
Exciting story of launching 1930 deep-sea diving tank.
By Barb Rosenstock
(2018)
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A Computer Called Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Helped Put America on the Moon Book Poster Image
age 5+
Inspiring bio of brilliant NASA mathematician in the 1960s.
By Suzanne Slade
(2019)
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Rube Goldberg's Simple Normal Humdrum School Day Book Poster Image
age 5+
Funny, STEM-inspired story about reaction contraptions.
By Jennifer George
(2017)
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The Martian Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Gripping tale of space survival has unexpected humor.
By Andy Weir
(2014)
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SLAY Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Girl's online life gets real in smart thriller.
By Brittney Morris
(2019)
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