Annie Jump Cannon, Astronomer (Google eBook)
This biography illustrates the accomplishments of a woman who developed a system of classifying stars and who-to this day-holds the record for identifying more stars than anyone else in the world. In 1925, Annie Jump Cannon became the first woman to be honored by Oxford University with a doctor of science degree. In addition to noting the achievements of the astronomer and her contributions to science, the book details Cannon's work and system of ranking stars by heat.
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Review: Annie Jump Cannon, AstronomerUser Review - Snorkle - Goodreads
I really liked this book. The story did a nice job of portraying the life of Annie Jump Cannon while making the story engaging. I also enjoyed the illustrations and thought they complimented the story ... Read full review
Review: Annie Jump Cannon, AstronomerUser Review - Kate Hastings - Goodreads
Grades 3-7. Wonderful to see a story about a female scientist. Local author. Good for a discussion about how women's roles have changed over time. The only challenge in sharing this with children will ... Read full review