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Queen of physics : how Wu Chien Shiung helped unlock the secrets of the atom

Robeson, Teresa 1964- (author.). Huang, Rebecca, (illustrator.).

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Summary:

"When Wu Chien Shiung was born in China 100 years ago, girls did not attend school. But her parents named their daughter "Courageous Hero" and encouraged her love of science. This biography follows Wu as she battles sexism at home and racism in the United States of America to become what Newsweek magazine called the "Queen of Physics" for her work on how atoms split"--
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library J EARLY 921 WU (Text) 33892100647537 Children's Early Non-Fiction Book None 11/13/2019 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781454932208
  • ISBN: 1454932201
  • Physical Description: print
    1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Sterling Children's Books, [2019]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.: "When Wu Chien Shiung was born in China 100 years ago, girls did not attend school. But her parents named their daughter "Courageous Hero" and encouraged her love of science. This biography follows Wu as she battles sexism at home and racism in the United States of America to become what Newsweek magazine called the "Queen of Physics" for her work on how atoms split"--
Target Audience Note:
5 & up.
K to 3.
Subject: Wu, C. S. (Chien-shiung) 1912-1997 Juvenile literature
Nuclear physicists United States Biography Juvenile literature
Women physicists Biography Juvenile literature
Chinese Americans Biography Juvenile literature
Wu, C. S. (Chien-shiung) 1912-1997
Nuclear physicists
Women physicists
Chinese Americans
SCIENCE / Physics
Genre: Biographies.
Picture books.
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