Life in the Ocean: The Story of Oceanographer Sylvia Earle

10 best books like Life in the Ocean: The Story of Oceanographer Sylvia Earle (Claire A. Nivola): Who Says Women Can't Be Doctors?: The Story of Elizabeth Blackwell, The Watcher: Jane Goodall's Life with the Chimps, Counting on Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Saved Apollo 13, The Tree Lady: The True Story of How One Tree-Loving Woman Changed a City Forever, The Curious Garden, Manfish: A Story of Jacques Cousteau (Books of Discovery for Creative Kids Contruction Fort Books), The Beetle Book, A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin, The Brilliant Deep: Rebuilding the World's Coral Reefs: The Story of Ken Nedimyer and the Coral Restoration Foundation (Environmental Science for Kids, The Environment and You for Kids, Conservation for Kids), Otis and Will Discover the Deep: The Record-Setting Dive of the Bathysphere

Who Says Women Can't Be Doctors?: The Story of Elizabeth Blackwell
AuthorTanya Lee Stone
ISBN0805090487
In the 1830s, when a brave and curious girl named Elizabeth Blackwell was growing up, women were supposed to be wives and mothers. Some women could be teachers or seamstresses, but career options were few. Certainly no women were doctors.

But Elizabeth refused to accept the common beliefs...
The Watcher: Jane Goodall's Life with the Chimps
AuthorJeanette Winter
ISBN0375867740
Acclaimed picture book biographer Jeanette Winter has found her perfect subject: Jane Goodall, the great observer of chimpanzees. Follow Jane from her childhood in London watching a robin on her windowsill, to her years in the African forests of Gombe, Tanzania, invited by brilliant scientist Louis...
Counting on Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Saved Apollo 13
AuthorHelaine Becker
ISBN1250137527
The story of Katherine Johnson, an African-American mathematician who worked for NASA during the space race and was depicted in the book and film Hidden Figures.

You've likely heard of the historic Apollo 13 moon landing. But do you know about the mathematical genius who made sure that Apollo...
AuthorH. Joseph Hopkins
ISBN1442414022
Unearth the true story of green-thumbed pioneer and activist Kate Sessions, who helped San Diego grow from a dry desert town into a lush, leafy city known for its gorgeous parks and gardens.

Katherine Olivia Sessions never thought she’d live in a place without trees. After all, Kate grew...
The Curious Garden
AuthorPeter Brown
ISBN0316015474
One boy's quest for a greener world... one garden at a time.

While out exploring one day, a little boy named Liam discovers a struggling garden and decides to take care of it. As time passes, the garden spreads throughout the dark, gray city, transforming it into a lush, green world.

This...
AuthorJennifer Berne
ISBN0811860639
Last night was a really, really good night for children's books--I read many five-star books--and this one started it off right. It's a beautifully told story of Jacques Cousteau, famous oceanographer, from his first curiosity and infatuation with the sea to his inventions to his movies and exploration...
AuthorSteve Jenkins
ISBN0547680848
Beetles squeak and beetles glow.
Beetles stink, beetles sprint, beetles walk on water.
With legs, antennae, horns, beautiful shells, knobs, and other oddities—what’s not
to like about beetles?
The beetle world is vast: one out of every four living things on earth is a beetle.
There...
AuthorJen Bryant
ISBN0375867120
As a child in the late 1800s, Horace Pippin loved to draw: He loved the feel of the charcoal as it slid across the floor. He loved looking at something in the room and making it come alive again in front of him. He drew pictures for his sisters, his classmates, his co-workers. Even during WWI, Horace filled...
AuthorKate Messner
ISBN1452133506
All it takes is one:
One coral gamete to start a colony
One person to make a difference
One idea to change the world

The ongoing efforts to save and rebuild the world's coral reefs--with hammer and glue, and grafts of newly grown coral--are the living legacy of Ken Nedimyer.

Kate...
AuthorBarb Rosenstock
ISBN0316393827
The suspenseful, little-known true story of two determined pioneers who made the first dive into the deep ocean.

On June 6, 1930, engineer Otis Barton and explorer Will Beebe dove into the ocean inside a hollow metal ball of their own invention called the Bathysphere.

They knew...
AuthorCandace Fleming
ISBN0374399085
Clink! Clankety-bang! Thump-whirr!  That's the sound of Papa at work. Although he is an inventor, he has never made anything that works perfectly, and that's because he hasn't yet found a truly fantastic idea. But when he takes his family fishing on Lake Michigan, his daughter Virena asks, "Have you...
AuthorLaurie Wallmark
“If you’ve got a good idea, and you know it’s going to work, go ahead and do it.” The picture book biography of Grace Hopper—the boundary-breaking woman who revolutionized computer science.

Who was Grace Hopper? A software tester, workplace jester, cherished mentor, ace inventor,...
AuthorNicola Davies
ISBN0763673153
Find out how the smallest things on the planet do some of the biggest jobs in this intriguing introduction to the world of microbes.

All around the world -- in the sea, in the soil, in the air, and in your body -- there are living things so tiny that millions could fit on an ant's antenna. They're busy...
AuthorMargarita Engle
ISBN0805089373
In the Middle Ages, people believed that insects were evil, born from mud in a process called spontaneous generation. Maria Merian was only a child, but she disagreed. She watched carefully as caterpillars spun themselves cocoons, which opened to reveal summer birds, or butterflies and moths. Maria...
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