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Author Braun, Sandra.
Title Women inventors who changed the world / Sandra Braun.
Pub Info New York : Rosen Central, 2012.
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 Mashpee-Children's Coll.  JCB BRA     AVAILABLE
Descript 116 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 24 cm.
Series Great women of achievement
Great women of achievement.
Note Accelerated Reader MG 7.6 5 5 149391
"First published by Second Story Press, Canada, 2007"--T.p. verso.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 107-113) and index.
Contents Madam C.J. Walker (Sarah Breedlove) -- Lise Meitner -- Lillian Moller Gilbreth -- Elizabeth Muriel MacGill -- Hedy Lamarr -- Gertrude Elion -- Stephanie Kwolek -- Bette Nesmith Graham -- Patricia Bath -- Wendy Murphy -- Laurie Tandrup.
Summary Profiles eleven women through history whose inventions changed the face of the world, from Madam C.J. Walker's hair product industry to Stephanie Kwolek's Kevlar and Hedy Lamarr's breakthroughs in wireless communication.
Subject Women inventors -- Biography.
Women -- Biography.
Inventions -- History.
Technological innovations -- History.
Social change -- History.
Women inventors.
Women -- Biography.
Inventions -- History.
Technological innovations -- History.
Social change -- History.
Genre Young adult literature.
ISBN 9781448859962
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