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Author Robeson, Teresa, 1964- author.
Title Queen of physics : how Wu Chien Shiung helped unlock the secrets of the atom / written by Teresa Robeson ; illustrated by Rebecca Huang.
Pub Info New York, NY : Sterling Children's Books, [2019]
book jacket
 Barnstable (Sturgis) Juv.  J BIO WU ROB     AVAILABLE
 Brooks(Harwich)-Children  J 92 WU     AVAILABLE
 Centerville Children's  J B WU     AVAILABLE
 Chatham-Children's Coll.  J 921 Shi     AVAILABLE
 Falmouth-Children's Room  J BIOGRAPHY 920 Wu     AVAILABLE
 West Tisbury-Juvenile  J PICTURE BIOG WU     AVAILABLE
Descript 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
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Note Accelerated Reader LG 5.4 0.5 0.5 506826
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references.
Summary "When Wu Chien Shiung was born in China 100 years ago, girls did not attend school. But her parents named their daughter "Courageous Hero" and encouraged her love of science. This biography follows Wu as she battles sexism at home and racism in the United States of America to become what Newsweek magazine called the "Queen of Physics" for her work on how atoms split"-- Provided by publisher.
Audience 5 & up.
K to 3.
Subject Wu, C. S. (Chien-shiung), 1912-1997 -- Juvenile literature.
Wu, C. S. (Chien-shiung), 1912-1997.
Nuclear physicists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Women physicists -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Chinese Americans -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Nuclear physicists.
Women physicists.
Chinese Americans.
SCIENCE / Physics.
Genre Picture books.
Add Author Huang, Rebecca, illustrator.
ISBN 9781454932208
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