Saturday, September 5, 2015

K-4 Books about Women Scientists & Mathematicians: 2015 - 2016


from Solving the Puzzle Under the Sea: Marie Tharp Maps the Ocean Floor.
Burleigh, Robert. (2016). Solving the Puzzle Under the Sea: Marie Tharp Maps the Ocean Floor. Illustrated by Raúl Colón. New York: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books.
I have enjoyed many other books that Burleigh and Colón created.  The two bring us a picture book biography is of Marie Tharp who is credited with mapping the Atlantic Ocean floor. This title will be released 1.12.16.

Buzzeo, Toni. (2015). Passion for Elephants: The Real Life Adventure of Field Scientist Cynthia Moss. Illustrated by Holly Berry. New York: Dial Books. (32 pp.)
A picture book biography of Cynthia Moss, an elephant expert. This title will be released 9.15.15.

McCully, Emily Arnold. (2016). Marvelous Mattie: How Margaret E. Knight Became an Inventor. New York: Square Fish.
Originally released in 2006, this biography of inventor Mattie Knight, dubbed The Lady Edison, is being reissued in paperback format. This title will be released in paperback on 1.19.16.

Stanley, Diane. (2016). Ada Lovelace, Poet of Science: The First Computer Programmer. Illustrated by Jessie Hartland. New York: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books.
Another picture book biography of Ada Lovelace--19th century mathematician and computer programmer. This title will be released 5.3.16.

Van Vleet, Carmella  and Dr. Kathy Sullivan. (2016). To the Stars! The First American Woman to Walk in Space.  Illustrated by Nicole Wong. Watertown, MA: Charlesbridge. (40 pp.)
A picture book biography of Kathy Sullivan, a NASA astronaut. This title will be released 1.6.16.

Wallmark, Laurie. (2015). Ada Byron Lovelace and the Thinking Machine. Illustrated by April Chu. Berkeley, CA: Creston Books. (40 pp.)
A picture book biography about Lord Byron's daughter, Ada--a19th century mathematician who wrote the world's first computer program. This title will be released 10.13.15.

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