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Queen of physics : how Wu Chien Shiung helped unlock the secrets of the atom / written by Teresa Robeson ; illustrated by Rebecca Huang.

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

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Item details

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

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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"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience:
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: Picture books for children.
Biographies.
Picture books.
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