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Grasping mysteries : girls who loved math / Jeannine Atkins ; [illustrations by Victoria Assanelli].

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Summary:

A biographical novel in verse of seven girls from different time periods who used math to explore the mysteries of the universe and grew up to do innovate work that changed history.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library J 510.92 ATK (Text) 33892100713214 Children's New Books Book None 12/29/2020 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781534460683
  • ISBN: 1534460683
  • ISBN: 9781534460690
  • ISBN: 1534460691
  • Physical Description: 305 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York City : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, [2020]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-305).
Formatted Contents Note:
Looking up: Caroline Herschel -- Making change with charts I: Florence Nightingale -- Exploring currents: Hertha Marks Ayrton -- Mapping what's hidden: Marie Tharp -- Creating paths through space: Katherine Johnson -- Making change with charts II: Edna Lee Paisano -- Looking beyond: Vera Rubin.
Summary, etc.:
A biographical novel in verse of seven girls from different time periods who used math to explore the mysteries of the universe and grew up to do innovate work that changed history.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 10 Up. Atheneum Books for Young Readers.
Grades 4-6. Atheneum Books for Young Readers.
Subject: Herschel, Caroline Lucretia, 1750-1848 > Childhood and youth > Juvenile fiction.
Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910 > Childhood and youth > Juvenile fiction.
Ayrton, Hertha, 1854-1923 > Childhood and youth > Juvenile fiction.
Tharp, Marie > Childhood and youth > Juvenile fiction.
Johnson, Katherine G. > Childhood and youth > Juvenile fiction.
Paisano, Edna L. > Childhood and youth > Juvenile fiction.
Rubin, Vera C., 1928-2016 > Childhood and youth > Juvenile fiction.
Novels in verse.
Herschel, Caroline Lucretia, 1750-1848 > Childhood and youth > Fiction.
Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910 > Childhood and youth > Fiction.
Ayrton, Hertha, 1854-1923 > Childhood and youth > Fiction.
Tharp, Marie > Childhood and youth > Fiction.
Johnson, Katherine G. > Childhood and youth > Fiction.
Paisano, Edna L. > Childhood and youth > Fiction.
Rubin, Vera C., 1928-2016 > Childhood and youth > Fiction.
Mathematicians > Fiction.
Scientists > Fiction.
Sex role > Fiction.
JUVENILE FICTION > Stories in Verse (see also Poetry)
JUVENILE FICTION > Girls & Women.
JUVENILE FICTION > Mathematics.
Herschel, Caroline Lucretia, 1750-1848.
Johnson, Katherine G.
Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910.
Rubin, Vera C., 1928-2016.
Tharp, Marie.
Genre: Novels in verse.
Fiction.
Juvenile works.
Historical fiction.
Biographical fiction.

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