A BOOK BY THE BROOK — Nothing Stopped Sophie

Finds tongues in trees, books in running brooks,
Sermons in stones, and good in everything.

— William Shakespeare

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Warning, my geek flag is flying again! If you’re looking for a story to inspire young girls to love math, you’ll find it in Nothing Stopped Sophie: The Story of Unshakable Mathematician Sophie Germain, by Cheryl Bardoe, illustrated by Barbara McClintock, Little, Brown and Company, 2018. Continue reading

A BOOK BY THE BROOK — Ada Lovelace and the Thinking Machine

Finds tongues in trees, books in running brooks,
Sermons in stones, and good in everything.

— William Shakespeare

A Book by the Brook: Book Reviews at FriendlyFairyTales.com

Warning, more geekery here! I was fascinated to read Ada Byron Lovelace and the Thinking Machine, by Laurie Wallmark, illustrated by April Chu, Creston Books, 2015. It confirms what I’ve always suspected: Girls Rock!! Continue reading