NOTICE: On Sunday, April 2nd, from 6:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Lovell Street will be closed to traffic due to an upcoming crane project by our neighbors at the AT&T building across the street. Library guests can access the Central Library parking lot on the corner of Rose and Lovell via the Rose St. entrance which will also serve as the exit during this time. 

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Changing the Equation





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A "lively" and inspiring look at some of the most important Black women in STEM from a Coretta Scott King Award winner-includes photos (Kirkus Reviews). Many Black women have changed the world of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) in America. Including groundbreaking computer scientists, doctors, inventors, physicists, pharmacists, mathematicians, aviators, and many more, this book celebrates more than fifty women who have shattered the glass ceiling, defied racial discrimination, and pioneered in their fields. Meet a cybersecurity expert, a video game developer, a roboticist, an oncologist, and others. In these profiles, young readers will find role models, inspirations, and maybe even reasons to be the STEM leaders of tomorrow. These stories help young readers to dream big and stay curious. The book includes endnotes, a bibliography, and an index. "A master of the collective biography . . . impeccably researched."―School Library Journal (starred review)

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