STEM Superstar Women
Readers will meet some of history's most influential female scientists, inventors, and mathematicians in this appealing series! Titles examine how each smart, determined woman overcame cultural barriers to make important scientific breakthroughs. Easy-to-read text, timelines, and special features explore these women's early lives, educations, careers, and accomplishments. Graphics and photos introduce key technologies and concepts. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
- Spring 2020
- Fall 2019
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|BISACS||JNF007090, JNF007120, JNF051010|
|Subject||Biographies, History, Science & Technology|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Graphics||Full-color photographs, Historical photographs|
|Dimensions||8 x 8|
|Features||Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, Table of contents, and Timeline of key events|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
STEM Superstar Women – School Library Connection
This series features biographies about women who have made significant discoveries and contributions to the fields of science and mathematics. Technical vocabulary is defined and described, significant facts are included, and text features highlight pertinent information. Readers will find the text easy to read. Recommended.
STEM Superstar Women – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
. . . the content covered is fascinating and could spark fiery discussion on sexism and inequality. All of the featured scientists had to overcome gender biases, and for many women, that also included breaking color and age barriers. Readers will be surprised to learn that computing in the early 1880s, the invention of a remote control submarine torpedo during World War II, and the 1969 Apollo 11 space mission were successful because of the contributions of women. In addition, the nonfiction text features will also aid in classroom/research report use.