Brilliant African-American Scientists: Nine Exceptional Lives

Brilliant African-American Scientists: Nine Exceptional Lives

by Jeff Young

Hardcover(Library Binding)



It takes deep curiosity and hard work to become a successful scientist. African-American scientists needed even greater determination to succeed in the face of racism and many obstacles placed before them. Despite these challenges, each of the doctors and scientists in this book made the world a better place because of their determination, ideas, and curiosity. Learn the life stories and amazing accomplishments of nine brilliant African-American scientists: Benjamin Banneker; George R. Carruthers; Charles R. Drew; Shirley Ann Jackson; Ernest Everett Just; Walter E. Massey; John P. Moon; Daniel Hale Williams; and Jane Cooke Wright.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781598450835
Publisher: Enslow Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/01/2009
Series: Great Scientists and Famous Inventors Series
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 11 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

About Books 4

Introduction 5

1 Benjamin Banneker 10

2 George R. Carruthers 22

3 Charles R. Drew 36

4 Shirley Ann Jackson 50

5 Ernest Everett Just 64

6 Walter E. Massey 74

7 John P. Moon 86

8 Daniel Hale Williams 96

9 Jane Cooke Wright 108

Report Links 118

Glossary 120

Chapter Notes 122

Further Reading 125

Index 126

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