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5 books about inspirational women

This is a true life story about Eugenie Clark, a zoologist that changed the way the world looked at sharks .

Popularly known as The Shark Lady, she's known for both her research on shark behavior and her study of fish in the order Tetraodontiformes. Clark was a pioneer in the field of scuba diving for research purposes. In addition to being regarded as an authority in marine biology, Clark was popularly recognized and used her fame to promote marine conservation.

With her love of nature and science and dedication to chimpanzees, she changed what we know about chimpanzees as well as improved the future for many female scientists who came after her.

This book is about the Record-breaking Voyage of Eleanor Prentiss . It’s an incredible true story and really a good book to inspire kids to follow their dreams. The main character learns to sail and navigate during a time when most children , in particular girls, were not taught such things.

All children should learn the Story of Dr. Temple Grandin. When young Temple was diagnosed with autism, no one expected her to talk, let alone become one of the most powerful voices in modern science. Yet, the determined visual thinker did just that.

An inspiring true life story about Elizabeth Blackwell. She was a British physician, famous for being the first woman to receive a medical degree in the United States and the first woman on the Medical Register of the General Medical Council. She was the first woman to graduate from a medical school, a pioneer in promoting the education of women in medicine in the United States, and a social and moral reformer in both the United States and the United Kingdom.

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