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Women Inventors and Their Discoveries
Ethlie Ann Vare & Greg Ptacek ©1993

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  • 160 pages
  • 55 black-and-white photos and drawings
  • Reinforced library binding
  • 6" x 9"
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • Grades 5 and up
  • ISBN: 978-1-881508-06-9
  • $19.95

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Recognizes that women were not always given credit for their inventions. Informative and well-organized.”
School Library Journal

Includes Elizabeth Lucas Pinckney (indigo plant dye), Martha Coston (signal flares), Fannie Farmer (standardized recipes), Madam C. J. Walker (hair-care products), S. Josephine Baker (child hygiene), Barbara McClintock (genetics), Bette Nesmith Graham (Liquid Paper), Grace Hopper (computer-programming language), Ruth Handler (the Barbie doll), and Stephanie Kwolek (Kevlar).