Just for Kids: STEM Spotlight for Women’s History Month

This March, check out these kid-friendly books available on Hoopla! Spend storytime learning more about women inventors and getting inspired about the wonders of science, technology, engineering, and math.

Hidden Figures
by Margot Lee Shetterly

In this beautifully illustrated picture book edition, we explore the story of four female African American mathematicians at NASA, Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, Katherine Johnson, and Christine Darden, known as “computers,” and how they overcame gender and racial barriers to succeed in a highly challenging STEM-based career.

Hedy Lamar
by William Roy

From her native Austria to the limelight of Hollywood, Hedy Lamarr was constantly bombarded with societal limitations and personal obstacles-including her own beauty. Only through courage, ambition, and intellect would she rise to become both a cultural icon and an unparalleled inventor whose creations would alter the course of history.

Women Who Made History
by Julia Adams

Women have always made great contributions to science, and some of the greatest inventors in history were women. Kids can learn about these inspiring women who changed the course of history through their inventions and contributions to science.

Also, here are more books to check out this month.

Ada’s Ideas
by Fiona Robinson
Mary Had A Little Lamb
by Sue Fliess
Rosie Revere, Engineer
by Andrea Beaty and David Roberts
Mae Carol Jemison
by Lemima Ploscariu
Grace Hopper
by Nancy Loewen
Madam C.J. Walker
by Sally Lee