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

By Robeson, Teresa, 1964- author.
Huang, Rebecca, illustrator.

Genre Biography.

Audience Youth 0-15 years

Published [2019] by Sterling Children's Books, New York, NY

ISBN 9781454932208

Bib Id 2292804

Copyright 2019

Description pages ; cm

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02615cam a22005298i 4500
LCCN
2019-010214
ISBN
9781454932208 (hardcover) $16.95
1454932201
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J B Wu R
Title
Queen of physics : how Wu Chien Shiung helped unlock the secrets of the atom
Publication Information
[2019] by Sterling Children's Books, New York, NY :
Copyright Date
©2019
Description
pages ; cm
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"--
Audience
5 & up.
K to 3.
Genre/Form
Biography.
Juvenile works

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