Girl Scientists

From the Set History's Yearbook

Who were history's smartest scientists? Who was voted "Most Likely to Have the Best Garden?" In the History's Yearbook series, readers will learn about the amazing and diverse women in history. In Girl Scientists, readers will discover and rediscover their favorite heroines and learn about top women scientists who have made an impact. Each book in this series is written at a higher maturity level using considerate text at a lower reading level in order to engage struggling readers. Backmatter material includes writing prompts that encourage readers to think creatively and critically. Series includes, a table of contents, educational sidebars, bibliography, glossary, index, and author biography.

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Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 2
Dewey 509.2/52
Lexile 460L
ATOS Reading Level 3.7
Guided Reading Level U
Language English
Publisher 45th Parallel Press
Available Formats Reinforced book (9781534147935), Paperback (9781534150799), PDF (9781534149366), ePub (9781534156302), Hosted ebook (9781534152229), Kindle (9781534154643)
Copyright 2020
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions 7 x 9
Graphics Full-color photographs, Historical photographs

Author: Virginia Loh-Hagan

Dr. Virginia Loh-Hagan was born in the luckiest of all years, the Year of the Dragon. She’s an author, university professor, curriculum designer, and former elementary school teacher. She was inspired to write this story after doing author visits. Her young audiences wanted to know more about Chinese New Year! She lives in San Diego with one well-trained husband and two very naughty dogs.

  • Introduction
  • Best All Around: Marie Curie
  • Most Inspired: Chien Shiung Wu
  • Most Likely to Have the Best Garden: Ynes Mexia
  • Most Patriotic: Ruby Sakae Hirose
  • Most Underrated Player: Lise Meitner
  • Most Driven: Susan La Flesche Picotte
  • Most Likely to Aim High: Caroline Herschel
  • Best Collector: Mary Anning
  • Best Artist: Maria Merian
  • Trendsetter: Annie Easley
  • Best Family Legacy: Mary and Louis Leakey
  • Best Writer: Maria Agnesi
  • Your Turn!
  • Consider This!
  • Glossary
  • Index
Activities for further learning
Author/Illustrator biography
Glossary of key words
Informative sidebars
Table of contents
Full-color photographs, Historical photographs