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Author Atkins, Jeannine, 1953- author.
Title Grasping mysteries : girls who loved math / Jeannine Atkins ; [illustrations by Victoria Assanelli].
Pub Info New York City : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, [2020]
©2020
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Edition First edition.
Descript 305 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
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Bibliog. Includes bibilographical references (pages 289-305).
Audience Ages 10 Up. Atheneum Books for Young Readers.
Grades 4-6. Atheneum Books for Young Readers.
Summary A biographical novel in verse of seven girls from different time periods who used math to explore the mysteries of the universe and grew up to do innovate work that changed history.
Contents Looking up: Caroline Herschel -- Making change with charts I: Florence Nightingale -- Exploring currents: Hertha Marks Ayrton -- Mapping what's hidden: Marie Tharp -- Creating paths through space: Katherine Johnson -- Making change with charts II: Edna Lee Paisano -- Looking beyond: Vera Rubin.
Subject Herschel, Caroline Lucretia, 1750-1848 -- Childhood and youth -- Juvenile fiction.
Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910 -- Childhood and youth -- Juvenile fiction.
Ayrton, Hertha, 1854-1923 -- Childhood and youth -- Juvenile fiction.
Tharp, Marie -- Childhood and youth -- Juvenile fiction.
Johnson, Katherine G. -- Childhood and youth -- Juvenile fiction.
Paisano, Edna L. -- Childhood and youth -- Juvenile fiction.
Rubin, Vera C., 1928-2016 -- Childhood and youth -- Juvenile fiction.
Herschel, Caroline Lucretia, 1750-1848 -- Childhood and youth -- Fiction.
Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910 -- Childhood and youth -- Fiction.
Ayrton, Hertha, 1854-1923 -- Childhood and youth -- Fiction.
Tharp, Marie -- Childhood and youth -- Fiction.
Johnson, Katherine G. -- Childhood and youth -- Fiction.
Paisano, Edna L. -- Childhood and youth -- Fiction.
Rubin, Vera C., 1928-2016 -- Childhood and youth -- Fiction.
Novels in verse.
Mathematicians -- Fiction.
Scientists -- Fiction.
Sex role -- Fiction.
JUVENILE FICTION / Stories in Verse (see also Poetry)
JUVENILE FICTION / Girls & Women.
JUVENILE FICTION / Mathematics.
Genre Historical fiction.
Biographical fiction.
Novels in verse.
Add Author Assanelli, Victoria, 1984- illustrator.
Alt Title Girls who loved math
ISBN 9781534460683
1534460683
9781534460690
1534460691
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