Black Women in Science: A Black History Book for Kids

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Learn about amazing Black women in science―15 fascinating biographies for kids 9 to 12

Throughout history, Black women have blazed trails across the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Black Women in Science brings something special to black history books for kids, celebrating incredible Black women in STEM who have used their brains, bravery, and ambition to beat the odds.

Black Women in Science stands out amongst other Black history books for kids―featuring 15 powerful stories of fearless female scientists that advanced their STEM fields and fought to build a legacy. Through the triumphs of these amazing women, you’ll find remarkable role models.

Black Women in Science goes where Black history books for kids have never gone before, including:

  • Above and beyond―Soar over adversity with Mae Jemison, Annie Easley, and Bessie Coleman.
  • Part of the solution―Discover the power of mathematics with Katherine Johnson and Gladys West.
  • The doctor is in―Explore a life of healing with Mamie Phipps Clark, Jane Cooke Wright, and many more.

Find the inspiration to blaze your own trail in Black Women in Science―maybe your adventure will be the next chapter in Black history books for kids.


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Just a Few of The Women You’ll Read About:

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REBECCA LEE CRUMPLER {1831–1895}

Rebecca Lee Crumpler was the first African-American woman to work as a professional medical doctor. Later, she also provided care for those formerly enslaved through an arrangement with the government. She became the only woman doctor to write a book in the nineteenth century.

ANNIE TURNBO MALONE {1869-1957}

Annie Turnbo Malone was a chemist and businesswoman whose brilliant achievements in the beauty industry helped her become the first African American female millionaire. She developed a successful line of personal hygiene and beauty products designed especially for black women.

BESSIE COLEMAN {1892-1926}

Bessie Coleman’s mastery of mechanics, technology, and aviation fueled her quest to empower African Americans in the air and on the ground. Bessie was the first black woman with a pilot’s license, and she used her talent and popularity as an aviatrix stunt performer to create change.

FLEMMIE PANSY KITTRELL {1904-1980}

Flemmie Pansy Kittrell transformed the public’s understanding of nutrition and early childhood development. Graduating from a doctoral program in nutrition at Cornell University in 1936, Flemmie became the first African American woman to earn such an advanced degree from the university. She was also the first African American woman to receive a PhD in nutrition from any school.


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