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.
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.
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 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.