Black Women in Science: A Black History Book for Kids (Biographies for Kids)

by Kimberly Brown Pellum (Author)

Black Women in Science: A Black History Book for Kids (Biographies for Kids)
Reading Level: 4th – 5th Grade

Bold, black women in science--where will their inspiration take you?

Throughout history, black women have blazed trails across the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Black Women in Science brings something special to black history books for kids, celebrating incredible black women in STEM who have used their brains, bravery, and ambition to beat the odds.

Black Women in Science stands out amongst other black history books for kids--featuring 15 powerful stories of fearless female scientists that advanced their STEM fields and fought to build a legacy. Through the triumphs of these amazing women, you'll find remarkable role models.

Black Women in Science goes where black history books for kids have never gone before, including:

  • Above and beyond--Soar over adversity with Mae Jemison, Annie Easley, and Bessie Coleman.
  • Part of the solution--Discover the power of mathematics with Katherine Johnson and Gladys West.
  • The doctor is in--Explore a life of healing with Mamie Phipps Clark, Jane Cooke Wright, and many more.

Find the inspiration to blaze your own trail in Black Women in Science--maybe your adventure will be the next chapter in black history books for kids.


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Review quotes

"Wow! I wish I had Kimberly Brown Pellum's new book, Black Women in Science: A Black History Book for Kids, when I was growing up. This is a fabulous book with many facts told in a straight forward manner that keeps the reader interested in the narratives. I like this very much and will recommend it to my friends and children."—Dr. Molefi Kete Asante, professor and chair of the Department of African American Studies at Temple University and author of African American People: A Global History

Classification
Non-fiction
ISBN-13
9781641527071
Lexile Measure
N/A
Guided Reading Level
N/A
Publisher
Rockridge Press
Publication date
October 20, 2019
Series
Biographies for Kids

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