Changing the Equation: 50+ US Black Women in STEM
by Tonya Bolden
Publication Date: Mar 03, 2020
List Price: $19.99
Format: Hardcover, 208 pages
Target Age Group: Middle Grade
Imprint: Abrams Books for Young Readers
Parent Company: La Martinière Groupe
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A celebratory and inspiring look at some of the most important black women in STEM.
Changing the Equation: 50+ US Black Women in STEM celebrates more than 50 women who have shattered the glass ceiling, defied racial discrimination, and pioneered in their fields. Award-winning author Tonya Bolden explores the black women who have changed the world of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering,and Mathematics) in America.
Changing the Equation provides an inside look at groundbreaking computer scientists, doctors, inventors, physicists, pharmacists, mathematicians, aviators, and many more. In these profiles, young readers will find role models, inspirations, and maybe even reasons to be the STEM leaders of tomorrow. These stories help young readers to dream big and stay curious. The book includes a glossary of education and career descriptions, endnotes, a bibliography, and an index.
Books about women in science and successful women of color are in demand. Changing the Equation is especially timely as we celebrate Women’s History Month in March.
- Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Political
- Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Social Activists
- Juvenile Nonfiction / History / United States / 20Th Century