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Girls Research!: Amazing Tales of Female Scientists

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"Through narrative stories, explores female scientists who have made major contributions in science and culture"--
Hardcover, 64 pages
Published January 1st 2014 by Capstone Press
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Kerry
Aug 21, 2014 rated it really liked it
This is all about Girl Power! Some of the women I knew, but many I didn't and it was astounding some of the things that they discovered!
Elizabeth
May 24, 2018 added it
Recommended to Elizabeth by: FactHound after Mother Jones: Labor Leader
The backmatter of Mother Jones: Labor Leader includes "FactHound offers a safe, fun way to find Internet sites related to this book. All of the sites on FactHound have been researched by our staff." One of the search options was book ID (which in this case was 0736854878) and this was one of the book results that came up. I have a Thing with a former coworker about female scientists, so I added this to my to-read list.

*shrug* It's not bad, but I wouldn't go out of my way to recommend it.

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Rani
Feb 05, 2017 rated it really liked it
Go girl! Every child and parent needs to read this and gather the courage to race to the goal.
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Mar 31, 2014 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: girls, elementary school students, parents
Recommended to Skjam! by: Goodreads
Disclosure: I received this book from a Goodreads giveaway on the premise that I would review it.

Girls Research!

This is a part of the Girls Rock! series by Capstone Books, which presents short biographies of women and their achievements, aimed primarily at young girls. In this book’s case, the stories are about female scientists and women who made advances in science-related fields. The introduction talks a bit about the difficulties that faced women who wanted to become scientists, and still do
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Barbara
Sep 07, 2014 rated it liked it
Shelves: biography, science, series
Short narratives highlight the contributions and struggles of women who exceeded societal expectations for women in science and made huge contributions, many of them only recently acknowledged. Not only did they have to fight to attend schools and be taken seriously in their jobs, but they had to deal with all sorts of discrimination. While the book covers the usual famous female scientists including Mary Leakey, Marie Curie, and Jane Goodall, it also pays tribute to lesser-known females, includ ...more
Erin Logan
Mar 02, 2016 rated it really liked it
This colorful title features a variety of women in a variety of scientific fields and showcases their accomplishments. What a fun way to celebrate women's history and females in stem. This is the perfect quick read for any student wishing to learn a little more about women in science.
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