African American women scientists and inventors / Otha Richard Sullivan ; Jim Haskins, general editor.

by Sullivan, Otha Richard, 1941- [author.]Looking glass; Haskins, James, 1941-2005 [editor.]Looking glass.

Series: Black stars (New York, N.Y.): Publisher: New York, New York : Wiley, [2002].Description: ix, 150 pages : illustrations (black and white); 25 cm.ISBN: 047138707X; 9780471387077.Subject(s): African American inventors -- Biography | African American scientists -- Biography | African American womenLooking glass | Inventors -- BiographyLooking glass
Contents:
Part one: The early years. Ellen F. Eglin, Sara E. Goode, Miriam E. Benjamin -- Part two: Into the new century. Madame C.J. Walker, Annie Turnbo Malone, Roger Arliner Young Ph. D., Marjorie Stewart Joyner Ph. D. -- Part three: Modern times. Mary Beatrice Davidson Kenner and Mildred Austin Smith, Bessie Blount Griffin, Jane Cooke Wright M.D., Evelyn Boyd Granville Ph. D., Jewel Plummer Cobb Ph. D., Angela D. Ferguson M.D., Reatha Clark King Ph. D., Betty Wright Harris Ph. D., Patricia Bath M.D., Valerie Thomas, Shirley Ann Jackson Ph. D., Alexa Canady M.D., Sharon J. Barnes, Mae Jemison M.D., Ursula Burns, Aprille Joy Ericsson Jackson Ph. D., Dannellia Gladden Green Ph. D., Chavonda J. Jacobs Young Ph. D.
Note: Includes bibliographical references (page 143) and index. Audience/Rating: Middle School.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Meet African american women of science and invention from the early years to modern Times

Patricia Bath, M.D.
Miriam E. Benjamin
Ursula Burns
Alexa Canady, M.D.
Jewel Plummer Cobb, Ph.D.
Ellen F. Eglin
Angela D. Ferguson, M.D.
Sara E. Goode
Evelyn Boyd Granville, Ph.D.
Dannellia Gladden Green, Ph.D.
Bessie Blount Griffin
Betty Wright Harris, Ph.D.
Shirley Ann Jackson, Ph.D.
Aprille Joy Ericsson Jackson, Ph.D.
Mae Jemison, M.D.
Marjorie Stewart Joyner, Ph.D.
Mary Kenner
Reatha Clark King, Ph.D.
Annie Turnbo Malone
Mildred Austin Smith
Valerie Thomas
Madame C. J. Walker
Jane Cooke Wright, M.D.
Roger Arliner Young, Ph.D.
Chavonda J. Jacobs Young, Ph.D.

Includes bibliographical references (page 143) and index.

Part one: The early years. Ellen F. Eglin, Sara E. Goode, Miriam E. Benjamin -- Part two: Into the new century. Madame C.J. Walker, Annie Turnbo Malone, Roger Arliner Young Ph. D., Marjorie Stewart Joyner Ph. D. -- Part three: Modern times. Mary Beatrice Davidson Kenner and Mildred Austin Smith, Bessie Blount Griffin, Jane Cooke Wright M.D., Evelyn Boyd Granville Ph. D., Jewel Plummer Cobb Ph. D., Angela D. Ferguson M.D., Reatha Clark King Ph. D., Betty Wright Harris Ph. D., Patricia Bath M.D., Valerie Thomas, Shirley Ann Jackson Ph. D., Alexa Canady M.D., Sharon J. Barnes, Mae Jemison M.D., Ursula Burns, Aprille Joy Ericsson Jackson Ph. D., Dannellia Gladden Green Ph. D., Chavonda J. Jacobs Young Ph. D.

Middle School.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Foreword (p. vii)
  • Acknowledgments (p. ix)
  • Introduction (p. 1)
  • Part 1 The Early Years (p. 5)
  • Ellen F. Eglin (p. 7)
  • Sara E. Goode (p. 13)
  • Miriam E. Benjamin (p. 18)
  • Part 2 Into the New Century (p. 23)
  • Madame C. J. Walker (p. 25)
  • Annie Turnbo Malone (p. 31)
  • Roger Arliner Young, Ph.D. (p. 35)
  • Marjorie Stewart Joyner, Ph.D. (p. 40)
  • Part 3 Modern Times (p. 45)
  • Mary Beatrice Davidson Kenner and Mildred Austin Smith (p. 47)
  • Bessie Blount Griffin (p. 51)
  • Jane Cooke Wright, M.D. (p. 56)
  • Evelyn Boyd Granville, Ph.D. (p. 62)
  • Jewel Plummer Cobb, Ph.D. (p. 68)
  • Angela D. Ferguson, M.D. (p. 72)
  • Reatha Clark King, Ph.D. (p. 77)
  • Betty Wright Harris, Ph.D. (p. 83)
  • Patricia Bath, M.D. (p. 88)
  • Valerie Thomas (p. 93)
  • Shirley Ann Jackson, Ph.D. (p. 97)
  • Alexa Canady, M.D. (p. 102)
  • Sharon J. Barnes (p. 108)
  • Mae Jemison, M.D. (p. 112)
  • Ursula Burns (p. 117)
  • Aprille Joy Ericsson Jackson, Ph.D. (p. 121)
  • Dannellia Gladden Green, Ph.D. (p. 126)
  • Chavonda J. Jacobs Young, Ph.D. (p. 130)
  • Chronology (p. 135)
  • Notes (p. 141)
  • Bibliography (p. 143)
  • Picture Credits (p. 145)
  • Index (p. 147)

Author notes provided by Syndetics

OTHA RICHARD SULLIVAN , Ed.D., is a former science teacher and middle school guidance counselor. As head of Detroit's program to infuse African American history into the public school curriculum, he instructed teachers on how to incorporate African American scientific history into their classes. He is also the author of African American Inventors (Wiley).

JIM HASKINS has written more than one hundred books for young readers, including African American Entrepreneurs (Wiley); his collaboration with Rosa Parks on her autobiography, Rosa Parks: My Story ; and Black Eagles: African Americans in Aviation . He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Washington Post Children's Book Guild Award for the body of his work, and the Coretta Scott King Book Award.

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