Spring 2020

Numbers in Motion

Sophie Kowalevski, Queen of Mathematics

  • Interest Level: Grade 1 - Grade 4   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

Sophie Kowalevski was both a brilliant mathematician and a talented writer. Creative work nurtured her mathematical research, giving her a flexibility of thought she treasured. A wonderful STEAM figure, she not only did mathematical research, but she also created many literary works. This inspiring title tells the story of Sophie’s journey as the first woman to receive a doctorate in mathematics, which required original research, holding a university chair in mathematics, and becoming the editor of a major scientific journal.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
On pre-order until 03/03/2020
$18.99 $14.24
Interest Level Grade 1 - Grade 4
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Nonfiction, Picture Books
Subject STEM, STEM: Math
Copyright 2019
Publisher Creston Books
Imprint Creston Books
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2020-03-03
BISACS JNF007020, JNF007120, JNF035000
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 9 x 11
Lexile 840
Features Author/Illustrator note, Original artwork, and Timeline

Illustrator: Yevgenia Nayberg

Yevgenia Nayberg is an illustrator, painter, and set and costume designer. She received a Sydney Taylor Silver Medal for her illustrations for Drop by Drop. She lives in New York.

Author: Laurie Wallmark

Laurie Wallmark is the author of several award-winning STEM picture books about women, including Ada Byron Lovelace & the Thinking Machine. She teaches Computer Science when she's not writing books.