18 STEM Picture Book Biographies

7 Feb


  1. Ada Byron Lovelace and the Thinking Machine by Laurie Wallmark, illustrated by April Chu
  2. The Boy Who Loved Math: The Improbable Life of Paul Erdos  by Deborah Heiligman, illustrated by  LeUyen Pham
  3. The Girl Who Thought in Pictures: The Story of Dr. Temple Grandin by Julia Finley Mosca, illustrated by  Daniel Rieley
  4. Grace Hopper: Queen of Computer Code by Laurie Wallmark, illustrated by Katy Wu
  5. Lighter Than Air: Sophie Blanchard, the First Woman Pilot by Matthew Clark Smith, illustrated by Matt Tavares

  6. Manfish: A Story of Jacques Cousteau by Jennifer Berne, illustrated by Éric Puybaret

  7. Margaret and the Moon: How Margaret Hamilton Saved the First Lunar Landing by Dean Robbins, illustrated by Lucy Knisley
  8. Maya Lin: Artist-Architect of Light and Lines by Jeanne Walker Harvey, illustrated by Dow Phumiruk

  9. On a Beam of Light: A Story of Albert Einstein by Jennifer Berne, illustrated by Vladimir Radunsky

  10. Shark Lady: The True Story of How Eugenie Clark Became the Ocean’s Most Fearless Scientist by Jess Keating, illustrated by Marta Álvarez Miguéns
  11. Snowflake Bentley by Jacqueline Briggs Martin, illustrated by Mary Azarian
  12. Star Stuff: Carl Sagan and the Mysteries of the Cosmos by Stephanie Roth Sisson
  13. The Tree Lady: The True Story of How One Tree-Loving Woman Changed a City Forever by H. Joseph Hopkins, illustrated by Jill McElmurry
  14. Wangari Maathai: The Woman Who Planted Millions of Trees by Franck Prévot

  15. The Watcher: Jane Goodall’s Life with the Chimps by Jeanette Winter

  16. Whoosh!: Lonnie Johnson’s Super-Soaking Stream of Inventions by Chris Barton, illustrated by Don Tate
  17. Who Says Women Can’t Be Doctors?: The Story of Elizabeth Blackwell by Tanya Lee Stone, illustrated by Marjorie Priceman
  18. The World Is Not a Rectangle: A Portrait of Architect Zaha Hadid by Jeanette Winter

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