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WHOHQ: Your Headquarters For History (Amelia Earhart/Sally Ride/Marie Curie)

Autor: Penguin Books

Editorial: Penguin Books

Formato:Colección en Caja

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WHOHQ: Your Headquarters For History (Amelia Earhart/Sally Ride/Marie Curie) : Amelia Earhart was a woman of many "firsts." In 1932, she became the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean, In 1935, She also became the first woman to fly across the Pacific. From her early years to her mysterious 1937 disappearance while attempting a flight around the world, readers will find Amelia Earhart's life a fascinating story.

In 1978, Sally Ride, a PhD candidate at Standford University, responded to a newspaper as to join the US astronaut program. She was accepted and became the first American woman astronaut to fly in space! Among here other accomplishments, she played tennis like a professional, was a astrophysicist who helped develop a robotic arm for space shuttles, and later, through Sally Ride Science, worked to make science cool and accessible for girls. Sally Ride, who died on July 23, 2012, will continue to inspire young children.

Born in Warsaw, Poland, on November 7, 1867, Marie Curie was forbidden to attend the male-only University of Warsaw, so she enrolled at the Sorbonne in Paris to study physics and mathematics. There she met a professor named Pierre Curie, and the two soon married, forming one of the most famous scientific partnerships in history. Together they discovered two elements and won a Nobel Prize in 1903 (Later Marie won another Nobel award for chemistry in 1911.) She died in Savoy, France, on July 4, 1934, a victim of many years of exposure to toxic radiation. NOTE: This is a Scratch and Dent book and may have noticeable dents, scratches and various other cosmetic issues as well as torn or missing dust jacket. These items are only guaranteed to be structurally complete and readable and therefore are sold as is.


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ISBN 13:9781524728786
ISBN 10:1524728780
Formato:Colección en Caja
Idioma:Inglés
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Tamaño:8.00" l x 5.50" w x 1.00" h
Edades: 8 - 12
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