Hardback They did it first : 50 scientists, artists and mathematicians who changed the world / edited by Alex Hart ; written by Julie Leung ; illustrated by Caitlin Kuhwald.
Publication year: 2020
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books,
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9781529033182 (hbk.) :
Originally published: as Who did it first? New York: Henry Holt and Company, 2019.
Includes bibliographical references.
Introduction - i: Introduction Chapter - 1: Ada Lovelace Chapter - 2: Maria Mitchell Chapter - 3: Emily Warren Roebling Chapter - 4: Nikola Tesla Chapter - 5: Barnum Brown Chapter - 6: Nettie Stevens Chapter - 7: Robert H. Goddard Chapter - 8: Meret Oppenheim Chapter - 9: Mary Golda Ross Chapter - 10: Claude Shannon Chapter - 11: Maria Tallchief Chapter - 12: Alan Turing Chapter - 13: James E. M. West Chapter - 14: The Inventors: Featuring Isaac Newton, Charles Fritts, Hedy Lamarr, Temple Grandin, Ralph Baer, Lonnie G. Johnson and Timothy Berners-Lee Chapter - 15: Jane Goodall Chapter - 16: Mary Allen Wilkes Chapter - 17: Mary Kenneth Keller Chapter - 18: Walter Alvarez Chapter - 19: Alexa Canady Chapter - 20: Leading Ladies: Featuring Maria Gaetana Agnesi, Caroline Herschel, Elizabeth Blackwell, Ellen Swallow Richards, Marguerite Thomas Williams, Debbie Gibson, Antonia Novello, Ellen Ochoa, Kathryn Bigelow and Megan Smith Chapter - 21: Thai Lee Chapter - 22: Aretha Franklin Chapter
Original title: Who did it first?
Extent: 113 pages : illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 25 cm
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An illustrated collection of true stories of pioneers across areas of knowledge and achievement, featuring Aretha Franklin, Alan Turing, Jane Goodall and a diverse range of others. Caitlin Kuhwald illustrates. The greatest challenge is believing it's possible . . . They Did It First features fifty trailblazing scientists, artists and mathematicians who were not afraid to dream big and be the FIRST. Discover the pioneers who defied the boundaries of possibility and went on to revolutionise the world. Written by Julie Leung and beautifully illustrated throughout by Caitlin Kuhwald, the extraordinary men and women profiled include well-known figures such as Alan Turing, Jane Goodall and Aretha Franklin, alongside lesser-known achievers, such as Thai Lee, the first Korean woman to graduate Harvard Business School, and Walter Alvarez, who was the first person to theorise that dinosaurs died from an asteroid blast. These visionaries came from all walks of life and faced different challeng