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Author Lord, Michelle, author.
Title Patricia's vision : the doctor who saved sight / by Michelle Lord ; illustrated by Alleanna Harris.
Pub Info New York : Sterling Children's Books, [2020]
book jacket
 Brooks(Harwich)-Children  J 92 BATH     AVAILABLE
 Oak Bluffs-Children's  J 617.709 BATH     AVAILABLE
 South Yarmouth-Children's  J B BATH     AVAILABLE
Descript 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations, color map ; 29 cm
text txt rdacontent
still image sti rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Accelerated Reader LG 4.4 0.5 0.5 507800
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references.
Audience 005+.
K - 3.
Summary This is the inspirin story of Dr. Patricia Bath, a groundbreaking ophthalmologist who pioneered laser surgery--and gave her patients the gift of sight. Dr. Bath's interest in helping blind people started when she was six years old. All the doctors she knew were men, but she saw possiblity when others couldn't. Her remarkable story is sure to inspire and empower kids around the world.
"Born in 1940s Harlem, Patricia Bath dreamed of being a doctor--even though that wasn't a career option for most women. This biography follows Dr. Bath in her quest to become an ophthalmologist and restore sight to the blind. "Choosing miracles" when everyone else had given up hope, she invented a specialized laser for removing cataracts, becoming the first African American woman doctor to receive a medical patent"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Bath, Patricia, 1942-2019 -- Juvenile literature.
Bath, Patricia, 1942-2019.
Ophthalmologists -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Women inventors -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African American women -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Eye -- Surgery -- Juvenile literature.
Lasers in surgery -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Women inventors.
African Americans -- Biography.
Women -- Biography.
Eye -- Surgery.
Lasers in surgery -- History.
MEDICAL -- Ophthalmology.
Add Author Harris, Alleanna, illustrator.
ISBN 9781454931379
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