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Brilliant African-American Scientists: Nine Exceptional Lives

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The contributions of African-American scientists include advancements in physics, medicine, biology, and computer science. The struggle to receive a decent education and overcome racial discrimination made these hard-won achievements. Jeff C. Young discusses the lives and accomplishments of scientists who persevered in the name of science. The African-American scientists p ...more
Hardcover, 128 pages
Published December 1st 2009 by (first published 2009)
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Young, J. (2009). Brilliant African-American scientists: 9 exceptional lives. New York: Books.
Citation created by: Meagan Moremen
Call Number: REF 920
Description: Collection of biographies of 9 African-American men and women scientists.
Content/scope: Each scientist is described in their own chapter. Each chapter has a timeline of their contributions to science. Websites and recommended readings are provided for further research as well.
Accuracy/Authority: Other works by the aut
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David Aretha is an award-winning author and editor of more than 150 books for 20 publishers, including Random House, HarperCollins, St. Martin's, and Scholastic. He specializes in history, sports, biographies, and fiction for both adults and young readers. Contact David at
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