Auction Item #34: signed copy of Queen of Physics by Teresa Robeson

I am donating a copy of my APALA award-winning book to help raise funds for the Diverse Books Festival to be held in Chicago. Please consider bidding! The list of accolades for the book include:
American Library Association YMA: 2020 Asian/Pacific American Awards for Literature Picture Book Winner
National Council of Teachers of English Orbis Pictus Nonfiction Award 2020 Recommended Book
​​Booklist starred review
Booklist Top 10 Sci-Tech Books for Youth: 2019
Center for the Study of Multicultural Children’s Literature Best Books of 2019
SLJ Betsy Bird’s 2019 Unique Biographies list
Nerdy Book Club 2019 Nerdies Award: Nonfiction Picture Books list
A Mighty Girl’s 2019 Books of the Year


signed copy of Queen of Physics by Teresa Robeson

Meet Wu Chien Shiung, famous physicist who overcame prejudice to prove that she could be anything she wanted.

Wu Chien Shiung’s story is remarkable—and so is the way this book does it justice.” —Booklist(Starred review)

When Wu Chien Shiung was born in China 100 years ago, most girls did not attend school; no one considered them as smart as boys. But her parents felt differently. Giving her a name meaning “Courageous Hero,” they encouraged her love of learning and science. This engaging biography follows Wu Chien Shiung as she battles sexism and racism to become whatNewsweekmagazine called the “Queen of Physics” for her work on beta decay. Along the way, she earned the admiration of famous scientists like Enrico Fermi and Robert Oppenheimer and became the first woman hired as an instructor by Princeton University, the…

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