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The sky's the limit : stories of discovery by women and girls / Catherine Thimmesh ; illustrated by Melissa Sweet.

Thimmesh, Catherine Sweet, Melissa, 1956- 2002

Available at LHL STAR Collection - Open Stacks    (QB163 .T44 2002 )(GetIt)

  • Title:
    The sky's the limit : stories of discovery by women and girls / Catherine Thimmesh ; illustrated by Melissa Sweet.
  • Author: Thimmesh, Catherine
  • Sweet, Melissa, 1956-
  • Subjects: Women in science -- Juvenile literature; Discoveries in science -- Juvenile literature
  • Imprint: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2002.
  • Physical format: 73 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
  • Contents: To obtain knowledge of, as through observation or study: It sure is dark out there / Vera Rubin -- Let's start at the very beginning / Denise Schmandt-Besserat -- The little rover that could / Donna Shirley -- Tools in the jungle / Jane Goodall -- To be the first to find, learn of, or observe: Biggest, baddest, best / Sue Hendrickson -- The longest day of the year / Anna Sofaer -- My, what big teeth you have / Mary Leakey -- On the road again / June Moxon -- A desire to know or learn: Get the lead out / Katie Murray -- Up in smoke / Klara, Eli, Erin, Lindsey -- Drinkable puddles / Rachael Charles.
  • Summary: Presents brief accounts of the work of a variety of women scientists in such fields as astronomy, biology, anthropology, and medicine.
  • Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 66-67) and index.
  • Identifier: ISBN: 9780618076987
    ISBN: 0618076980
    LCCN: 2001039111
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