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The Resource Queen of physics : how Wu Chien Shiung helped unlock the secrets of the atom, written by Teresa Robeson ; illustrated by Rebecca Huang

Queen of physics : how Wu Chien Shiung helped unlock the secrets of the atom, written by Teresa Robeson ; illustrated by Rebecca Huang

Label
Queen of physics : how Wu Chien Shiung helped unlock the secrets of the atom
Title
Queen of physics
Title remainder
how Wu Chien Shiung helped unlock the secrets of the atom
Statement of responsibility
written by Teresa Robeson ; illustrated by Rebecca Huang
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"When Wu Chien Shiung was born in China 100 years ago, girls did not attend school. But her parents named their daughter "Courageous Hero" and encouraged her love of science. This biography follows Wu as she battles sexism at home and racism in the United States of America to become what Newsweek magazine called the "Queen of Physics" for her work on how atoms split"--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
OU/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1964-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Robeson, Teresa
Dewey number
  • 530.092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • 5 & up
  • K to 3
LC call number
QC16.W785
LC item number
R63 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Huang, Rebecca
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wu, C. S.
  • Nuclear physicists
  • Women physicists
  • Chinese Americans
  • SCIENCE / Physics
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Queen of physics : how Wu Chien Shiung helped unlock the secrets of the atom, written by Teresa Robeson ; illustrated by Rebecca Huang
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
on1086482902
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781454932208
Lccn
2019010214
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1086482902
Label
Queen of physics : how Wu Chien Shiung helped unlock the secrets of the atom, written by Teresa Robeson ; illustrated by Rebecca Huang
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
on1086482902
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781454932208
Lccn
2019010214
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1086482902

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