Throughout history, black women have blazed trails across the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Black Women in Science brings something special to black history books for kids, celebrating incredible black women in STEM who have used their brains, bravery, and ambition to beat the odds.
Black Women in Science stands out amongst other black history books for kids—featuring 15 powerful stories of fearless female scientists that advanced their STEM fields and fought to build a legacy. Through the triumphs of these amazing women, you’ll find remarkable role models.
Black Women in Science goes where black history books for kids have never gone before, including:
- Above and beyond—Soar over adversity with Mae Jemison, Annie Easley, and Bessie Coleman.
- Part of the solution—Discover the power of mathematics with Katherine Johnson and Gladys West.
- The doctor is in—Explore a life of healing with Mamie Phipps Clark, Jane Cooke Wright, and many more.
Find the inspiration to blaze your own trail in Black Women in Science—maybe your adventure will be the next chapter in black history books for kids.