Queen Of Physics: How Wu Chien Shiung Helped Unlock The Secrets Of The Atom

ISBN-10: 1454932201
ISBN-13: 9781454932208
Author: Robeson, Teresa
Illustrated by: Huang, Rebecca
Interest Level: K-5
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company

Publication Date: October 2019

Copyright: 2019

Page Count: 48

Series: People Who Shaped Our World


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Interest Level

Grades K-5

Reading Level

Guided Reading: S
Lexile: 960L
Accelerated Reader Level: 5.4
Accelerated Reader Points: 0.5

BISAC Subjects

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Women

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Physics

Description
When Wu Chien Shiung was born in China 100 years ago, most girls did not attend school. But her parents gave her a name meaning "Courageous Hero" and encouraged her love of science. This engaging biography follows Wu as she battles sexismand racism to become what Newsweek magazine called the "Queen of Physics" for her work on beta decay.
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