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Nothing Stopped Sophie and Counting on Katherine

Nothing Stopped Sophie

Nothing Stopped Sophie: The Story of Unshakable Mathematician Sophie Germain Written by Cheryl Bardoe; Illustrated by Barbara McClintock Published by Little, Brown Young Readers, 2018 ISBN #978-0-316-27820-1   Grades K and up   As a young girl, Sophie Germain could not get enough of numbers: “she cherished how math could make sense of the world.” […]

Trapped: How the World Rescued 33 Miners from 2,000 Feet Below the Chilean Desert

Trapped: How the World Rescued 33 Miners from 2,000 Feet Below the Chilean Desert Written by Marc Aronson Atheneum, New York  ISBN: 978-1-4169-1397-9 Grades 5-8 Book Review Written in the two and half months following the rescue of the Chiean miners in October of 2010, this book is like a newly dug mine: deep, rich, […]