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Scientists - HC
Scientists - HC
Scientists - HC
9780778700067 | In Stock
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Scientists chronicles the fascinating lives and achievements of talented women from around the world in the field of science. Fields of work explored include archeology, marine biology, astronomy, the laws of nature, endangered species, and more. Major profiles include:
• Jocelyn Bell Burnell - astronomer
• Rachel Carson - marine biologist, science writer
• Dian Fossey - primatologist
• Mary Leakey - archeologist, paleontologist
• Margaret Mead - anthropologist
• Chien-shiung Wu - nuclear physicist
• plus brief highlights of a dozen other women


Reading Level: Gr. 4
Interest Level: Gr. 3-6
Guided Reading Level:
Binding: Hardcover
Series: Women In Profile
Author(s): Carlotta Hacker

Format
Size: 8″ × 10″
No. of Pages: 48
Index Included: Yes
Glossary Included: Yes

GRL:
ATOS: 6.1
Dewey: 509.22
Lexile: Not Available at this time.
Copyright: 1998

Reviews
Scientists

“"These attractive titles each feature six women who have had an impact in their fields. many names will be familiar but each book also includes some women who are less well known...Each book concludes with brief notes about hte contributions of 13 to 15 other women. An abundance of appealing black-and-white and full-color photographs and occasional maps and drawings illustrate the text....useful for short reports or to supplement other resources." —School Library Journal, 09/98 "Especially notable and exciting is the Women in Profile series...Each (of the titles) are highly recommended introductions." —Mid-West Book Review, Children's Bookwatch, 07/98 "...colorfully photo-illustrated, magazine-style bios, which are sidebarred with "Key Events" and "Backgrounder" columns and pertinent quotations. Readers easily overwhelmed by large blocks of type will be particularly attracted to this series..." —The Kobrin Letter, Spring '98