Discover Top 50 Women Who Have Changed History

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In today’s collection of Books for Teachers, we have selected for you some of the most popular books out there that document amazing achievements done by women throughout history. You can  use this collection with your students to introduce them to leading women whose achievements, inventions and innovations have tremendously changed the course of human history.  You will get to know Nobel Prize winners, philosophers, thinkers,  astronomers and many more. We invite you to check them out and share with your colleagues. Enjoy.

1- Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World  by Rachel Ignotofsky (Author)

‘A charmingly illustrated and educational book, New York Times best seller Women in Science highlights the contributions of fifty notable women to the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) from the ancient to the modern world. ’

2- Headstrong: 52 Women Who Changed Science-and the World by Rachel Swaby  (Author)

‘Headstrong delivers a powerful, global, and engaging response. Covering Nobel Prize winners and major innovators, as well as lesser-known but hugely significant scientists who influence our every day, Rachel Swaby’s vibrant profiles span centuries of courageous thinkers and illustrate how each one’s ideas developed, from their first moment of scientific engagement through the research and discovery for which they’re best known’

3- Amelia to Zora: Twenty-Six Women Who Changed the World by Cynthia Chin-Lee  (Author), Megan Halsey  (Illustrator), Sean Addy (Illustrator)

‘Twenty-six amazing women; twenty-six amazing stories. From Amelia Earhart, pilot and adventurer, to Zora Neal Hurston, writer and anthropologist, learn about the hardships and triumphs that inspired each woman to change the world around her. Detailed collages and illustrations draw from various events in the women's lives.’

4- Magnificent Minds: 16 Pioneering Women in Science and Medicine  by Pendred Noyce  (Author)

‘This book, which grows out of an exhibit at the Grolier Club in New York, introduces the lives, sayings, and dreams of sixteen women over four centuries and chronicles their contributions to mathematics, physics, chemistry, astronomy, computer science, and medicine.’

5- Wonder Women: 25 Innovators, Inventors, and Trailblazers Who Changed History by Sam Maggs  (Author)

‘ In Wonder Women, author Sam Maggs tells the stories of the brilliant, brainy, and totally rad women in history who broke barriers as scientists, engineers, mathematicians, adventurers, and inventors. Plus, interviews with real-life women in STEM careers, an extensive bibliography, and a guide to women-centric science and technology organizations—all to show the many ways the geeky girls of today can help to build the future.’