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Women of steel and stone : 22 inspirational architects, engineers, and landscape designers
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Chicago, Illinois : Chicago Review Press, [2014]., [Chicago, Illinois] :
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eBook
Physical Desc:
1 online resource (264 pages) : illustrations.
Lexile measure:
1190L
Rating:
9-12.
Status:
MackinVIA
Description
Reporting on a range of historical and contemporary female builders and designers, this educational book strives to inspire a new generation of girls in the disciplines of science, technology, engineering, and math. With many of the profiles set against the backdrop of such landmark events as the womens suffrage and civil rights movements and the Industrial Revolution, and with original interviews from a number of current architects and engineers, this book provides inspiration and advice directly to young women by highlighting positive examples of how a strong work ethic, perseverance, and creativity can overcome lifes obstacles. Each profile focuses on the strengths, passions, and interests each woman had growing up; where those traits took them; and what they achieved. Sidebars on related topics, source notes, and a bibliography make this an invaluable resource for further study.
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Language:
English
ISBN:
9781613745090, 1613745095
Lexile measure:
1190
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APA Citation (style guide)

Lewis, A. M. (2014). Women of steel and stone: 22 inspirational architects, engineers, and landscape designers. Chicago, Illinois: Chicago Review Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Lewis, Anna M.. 2014. Women of Steel and Stone: 22 Inspirational Architects, Engineers, and Landscape Designers. Chicago, Illinois: Chicago Review Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Lewis, Anna M., Women of Steel and Stone: 22 Inspirational Architects, Engineers, and Landscape Designers. Chicago, Illinois: Chicago Review Press, 2014.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Lewis, Anna M.. Women of Steel and Stone: 22 Inspirational Architects, Engineers, and Landscape Designers. Chicago, Illinois: Chicago Review Press, 2014. Web.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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