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Boy who thought outside the box : the story of video game inventor Ralph Baer [People Who Shaped Our World]by Wessels, Marcie 

BTSB Prebound(Sterling Children's Books, 2020)

BTSB #: 445588 Available

Dewey: 794.8092/BAges: 5-9   
Lexile: 740

Subjects: Baer, Ralph H Video games - United States - Biography Inventors - United States - Biography Video games industry - United States - History


Summary: A picture book biography of Ralph Baer, nicknamed "The Father of Videogames," which shows how a great inventor found a way to transform the early television set into a vehicle for gaming.


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Grace Hopper : queen of computer code [People Who Shaped Our World]by Wallmark, Laurie 

BTSB Prebound(Sterling Children's Books, 2017)

BTSB #: 917454 Available

Dewey: 359.0092/BAges: 5-9   
AR: 4.7 LG RC: 4.5 3-5 Lexile: 730

Subjects: Hopper, Grace Murray Women admirals - United States - Biography Admirals - United States - Biography Women computer engineers - United States - Biography Computer engineers - United States - Biography


Summary: A picture book biography of Grace Hopper, who played a prominent role in the early days of computers.


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Hedy Lamarr's double life [People Who Shaped Our World]by Wallmark, Laurie 

BTSB Prebound(Sterling Children's Books, 2019)

BTSB #: 917457 Available

Dewey: 621/BAges: 5-9   
AR: 5.6 LG Lexile: 900

Subjects: Lamarr, Hedy,|d1913-2000 Actresses Inventors


Summary: To her adoring public, Hedy Lamarr was a glamorous movie star, widely considered the most beautiful woman in the world. But in private, she was something more: a brilliant inventor. And for many years only her closest friends knew her secret.


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Patricia's vision : the doctor who saved sight [People Who Shaped Our World]by Lord, Michelle 

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BTSB #: 587188 Available

Dewey: 617.7092/BAges: 6-8   
AR: 4.4 LG Lexile: 710

Subjects: Bath, Patricia,|d1942-2019 Ophthalmologists - Biography Women inventors - Biography African American women - Biography Eye - Surgery Lasers in surgery - History


Summary: Born in 1940s Harlem, Patricia Bath dreamed of being a doctor--even though that wasn't a career option for most women. This biography follows Dr. Bath in her quest to become an ophthalmologist and restore sight to the blind. When everyone else had given up hope, she invented a specialized laser for removing cataracts, becoming the first African American woman doctor to receive a medical patent.


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Queen of physics : how Wu Chien Shiung helped unlock the secrets of the atom [People Who Shaped Our World]by Robeson, Teresa 

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BTSB #: 759090 Available

Dewey: 530.092/BAges: 5-9   
AR: 5.4 LG Lexile: 960 F&P: S

Subjects: Wu, C. S.|q(Chien-shiung),|d1912-1997 Nuclear physicists - United States - Biography Women physicists - Biography Chinese Americans - Biography


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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Song for Gwendolyn Brooks [People Who Shaped Our World]by Duncan, Alice Faye 

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BTSB #: 295184 Available

Dewey: 811/BAges: 6-9   
AR: 3.6 LG Lexile: 660

Subjects: Brooks, Gwendolyn,|d1917-2000 African American poets


Summary: Through her own beautiful poetry, tells the story of Gwendolyn Brooks, the first Black author to win the Pulitzer Prize.


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