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Emmy Noether : the most important mathematician you've never heard of

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"When Emmy Noether is born in 1882, no one knows she's going to become a visionary mathematician. Back then, girls were expected to be gentle and quiet -- definitely not geniuses. But Emmy is a genius! And she's much more interested in math than in learning to cook and sew. Though she faces sexism and antisemitism, she perseveres to earn her mathematics degree and teach at a university. And when Einstein's famous Theory of Relativity has a problem that no one can solve, Emmy gets the chance of a lifetime to prove herself. That's just the first of her lasting contributions to the fields of computer science and theoretical physics. Emmy's extraordinary story is finally shared in this charming picture book biography by bestselling, award-winning children's author Helaine Becker and illustrator Kari Rust. Becker's spirited text and Rust's warm illustrations bring Emmy's lively personality to life with an appealing touch of humor. Emmy faces down every challenge with steadfast belief in her own abilities and a true love of math -- a growth mindset that will inspire young readers. With kid-friendly explanations of advanced math and physics concepts, the book provides tons of STEM curriculum links, along with a thoroughly researched biographical note about Emmy's life and sources for further reading." --

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  • 9 of 9 copies available at Westchester Library System.

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Harrison West Harrison Branch Library J BIO NOETHER (Text)
Juvenile Biography
31010400106888
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Hendrick Hudson Free Library J B NOETHER (Text)
Juvenile Biography
31016151705737
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John C. Hart Memorial Library J B NOETHER (Text)
Juvenile Biography
31030155101835
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Mamaroneck Public Library District JB NOETHER (Text)
Juvenile Easy Reader Biography
31015152591096
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Ossining Public Library J B NOETHER, EMMY (PICTURE) (Text)
Juvenile Biography
31021153362503
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Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library JB NOETHER/SCIENTISTS (Text)
Juvenile Biography
31025152504510
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The Field Library J BIO NOETHER (Text)
Juvenile Biography
31022152141054
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White Plains Public Library J BIOGRAPHY NOETHER, EMMY (Text)
Juvenile Nonfiction
31544201077823
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Yonkers Riverfront Library J B NOETHER (Text)
Juvenile Biography
31035162112410
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