Women astronomers reaching for the stars

Title Women astronomers reaching for the stars
Names Armstrong, Mabel.
Book Number DB068921
Title Status Active
Medium Digital Book
Annotation Profiles twenty-one female scientists highlighting their education, the obstacles they overcame, and their contributions to astronomy. Ranges from early astronomers in Babylonia and Egypt to twentieth-century Europeans and Americans. Discusses technological developments, the process of breaking the gender barrier, and gaining an understanding of the universe. For grades 5-8. 2008.
Narrator Cundiff, Kerry.
Local Subject Young Adult Non-Fiction - YN
Short Book - SH
Young Adult Book - YA
Biography & Autobiography - BIO
Biography - Historical - BIH
Biography - Contemporary - BIC
Biography - Notable Women - BIW
Biography - Scientists & Explorers - BIT
Juvenile Book - JU
Juvenile Non-Fiction - JN
Audience Notes Female narrator.
For grades 5-8.
LC Subject Women astronomers
Women in astronomy - History
Call Number j508.2 JNF
Language English
Released 2007
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, 2007 (American Printing House for the Blind, recording studio).
Original Publication Recorded from: Marcola Oregon : Stone Pine Press, c2007. 9780972892957
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