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Nothing stopped Sophie : the story of unshakable mathematician Sophie Germain / written by Cheryl Bardoe ; illustrated by Barbara McClintock.

Bardoe, Cheryl, 1971- (author.). McClintock, Barbara, (illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 4 of 4 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Summary:

"A biography of Sophie Germain, who grew up during the French Revolution and followed her dream of studying mathematics, becoming the first woman to win a grand prize from the Royal Academy of Sciences and changing the world with her discoveries."--
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library J EARLY 921 GERMAIN (Text) 33892100553248 Children's Early Non-Fiction Book None 08/14/2018 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780316278201
  • ISBN: 0316278203
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 27 x 27 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2018.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.:
"A biography of Sophie Germain, who grew up during the French Revolution and followed her dream of studying mathematics, becoming the first woman to win a grand prize from the Royal Academy of Sciences and changing the world with her discoveries."-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Elementary Grade.
Age 4-8.
Subject: Germain, Sophie, 1776-1831.
Germain, Sophie, 1776-1831.
Germain, Sophie, 1776-1831.
Women mathematicians > France > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Mathematicians > France > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Mathematics > France > History > 19th century > Juvenile literature.
Mathematicians.
Mathematics.
Women mathematicians.
France.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Mathematics / General.
Mathematicians.
Mathematics.
Women > Biography.
Genre: Picture books.
Biographies.
Biography.
History.
Juvenile works.
Biographies.
Picture books.

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