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STEM Trailblazer Bios Audisee® eBooks with Audio Bundle (Multi-User) — Audisee® eBook with Audio Set

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Set

Read about the life stories and significant contributions of some of today's most accomplished figures in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) fields. Narrative nonfiction text… Read More →

  • Audisee® eBook with Audio
  • List Price: $419.85
  • Your Price: $314.89
  • 9 titles

Astronaut and Physicist Sally Ride

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Have you ever dreamed of going to outer space? When Sally Ride was a little girl, she watched on TV as astronaut John Glenn launched into space. Twenty years later, she became the first… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • ATOS: 5.6
  • Dewey: 629.45/0092 [B]

Code-Breaker and Mathematician Alan Turing

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Have you ever wished that you could do something heroic to help your country? When Alan Turing was a boy, he was fascinated by math and science. Later, Turing's math skills would help Great… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 510.92 [B]

Environmental Activist Wangari Maathai

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Have you ever tried to come up with ways to solve a problem in your community? Wangari Maathai worked to solve an environmental crisis and help people at the same time. When Maathai was… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 333.72096762

Google Cybersecurity Expert Parisa Tabriz

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Do you like to compete against other people? So did cybersecurity engineer Parisa Tabriz. She turned her toughness and her competitive spirit into a job as Google's top security expert. As a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: 005.8/092 [B]

NASA Astronomer Nancy Grace Roman

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Have you ever looked up at the twinkling stars in the night sky? Nancy Grace Roman looked up and never looked back. Roman was fascinated with the stars ever since her mother showed her the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 520.92 [B]

STEM Trailblazer Bios Spring 2018 New Releases — Library Bound Set

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Set

Read about the life stories and significant contributions of some of today's most accomplished figures in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) fields. Narrative nonfiction text… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $159.90
  • Your Price: $119.93
  • 6 titles

Science Educator and Advocate Bill Nye

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Do you think science is fun and exciting? Bill Nye does. In fact, he wanted to become an astronaut, but NASA rejected his applications. Instead, Nye has spent his career helping other people… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 509.2 [B]

Astronaut Ellen Ochoa

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

When Ellen Ochoa was young, male American astronauts walked on the moon. But girls were not allowed to be astronauts. Girls didn't often study science either—but Ochoa didn't let that stop… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 629.450092 [B]

Genius Physicist Albert Einstein

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Have you ever used your imagination to solve a problem? When Albert Einstein was young, he was fascinated by the way magnetism made a compass work. As an adult, he used thought experiments to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 820
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 530.092 [B]

Inventor, Engineer, and Physicist Nikola Tesla

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Have you ever tried to invent something? As a child, Nikola Tesla saw a picture of a waterfall and imagined an invention that would turn the water's energy into electricity. Later, he… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 621.3092 [B]

NASA Mathematician Katherine Johnson

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

What do you want to be when you grow up? When Katherine Johnson was young, women weren't expected to go into the math and science fields. Johnson loved math, but she never thought she could… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 510.92 [B]

Space Engineer and Scientist Margaret Hamilton

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Have you ever watched video of astronauts walking on the moon? Margaret Hamilton programmed software that helped get them there. As a girl, Hamilton loved math and science. She grew up during… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 629.45/4

Super Soaker Inventor Lonnie Johnson

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

As a kid, Lonnie Johnson liked to invent things. He often faced prejudice as an African American growing up in the segregated southern United States, but he eventually became an engineer for… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: 338.7/68872 [B]

Animal Scientist and Activist Jane Goodall

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Do you enjoy visiting animals at the zoo or playing with pets? As a child, Jane Goodall loved watching and interacting with animals. As an adult, she became a scientist working with… Read More →

  • Lexile: 820
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 599.8092

Astronaut Mae Jemison

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

While watching Star Trek on television as a child, Mae Jemison was certain she would one day visit space. As an adult, she made this dream a reality when she became the first black female… Read More →

  • Lexile: 790
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 629.450092

Computer Scientist Jean Bartik

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Do you love solving problems with mathematics? So did groundbreaking computer programmer Jean Bartik. She turned her passion for math into a successful career in what was then a brand-new… Read More →

  • Lexile: 950
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 005.1092

Environmentalist Rachel Carson

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Do you enjoy spotting wild animals in the forest? As a little girl, Rachel Carson loved to explore the woods near her house. As an adult, she became an ecologist who helped change national… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • ATOS: 5.8
  • Dewey: 508.092

Mathematician and Computer Scientist Grace Hopper

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Have you ever taken something apart to see how it works? As a child, Grace Hopper took apart five alarm clocks in a row, trying to figure out how all the pieces fit together. As an adult, she… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • ATOS: 5.8
  • Dewey: 004.092

Nuclear Physicist Chien-Shiung Wu

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Do you enjoy performing experiments or studying how the universe works? Growing up in China, Chien-Shiung Wu enjoyed learning about science. As an adult, she earned her PhD in physics and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 530.092

Programming Pioneer Ada Lovelace

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Do you enjoy playing computer games or learning programming code? As a child, Ada Lovelace loved learning about math and science. As an adult, she used that knowledge to create the first… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 510.92

Vaccine Innovators Pearl Kendrick and Grace Eldering

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Have you ever been vaccinated against a particular disease? As children, Pearl Kendrick and Grace Eldering both suffered from whooping cough, a life-threatening illness. As adults, they… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 579.30922

Facebook Founder and Internet Entrepreneur Mark Zuckerberg

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Do you have friends or family members who use Facebook? That social networking website is the brainchild of Mark Zuckerberg. He has helped Facebook grow into a company that has almost one and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1010
  • ATOS: 6.1
  • Dewey: 302.30285

Mars Science Lab Engineer Diana Trujillo

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

When Diana Trujillo was little, working for NASA was her greatest dream. She loved to gaze at the stars in the sky. She also enjoyed math and art. Then she learned that engineers use math and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 629.43092