|Annie Easley (Women In Science & Technology)|
Author: Eboch, M. M.
A biography of Annie Easley, NASA computer scientist, including her childhood, her work for the space program, her outreach, and more.
|Accelerated Reader Information:|
Interest Level: LG
Reading Level: 3.30
Points: .5 Quiz: 505689
School Library Journal (00/11/19)
Full Text Reviews:
Booklist - 11/15/2019 Young readers receive a kid-friendly introduction to inspiring women in STEM fields with this picture-book biography series, Women in Science and Technology (6 titles). Annie Easley focuses on Annie's love for math and how it led to her work as a computer programmer. Also noted are her contributions to vehicles and energy, as well as the obstacles Annie overcame as one of the only African Americans in her field. Bright, colorful illustrations depict the struggles, successes, and determination of each woman featured, with crisp, clear text and short sentences flowing easily from one page to the next, accompanied by larger, more colorful quotes from each of the women. Each book is appended with a time line, text-dependent questions, extension activities, and strategies for reading comprehension, making this series ideal for those building their reading skills. - Copyright 2019 Booklist.