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Nonfiction Children’s Books: Women In Science


When I took my 12-year-old son to the sports medicine doctor for a check-up on his broken ankle, Max was told he had to continue to wear the boot another 10 days. On the car ride home, my son said “Mom, why didn’t you schedule the appointment with a woman doctor? Women doctors seem to know more. That guy doesn’t know that my ankle is healed and I don’t need to wear the boot anymore.” I smiled at him with agreement and said “Yes! Sometimes women do know more than men.” In honor of Women’s History Month, here are several books about women in science that will inspire the children in your life.

Stand-out Series Nonfiction


The educational publishing world can be overwhelming. There are so many series nonfiction titles published every year for the school market than it can be daunting to think of wading through them to… Continue reading