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Rebecca Risman

Biography

Rebecca Risman

Rebecca Rissman is an award-winning children’s author and editor. Her writing has been praised by School Library Journal, Booklist, Creative Child Magazine, and Learning Magazine. She has written more than 200 books about history, culture, science and art. She lives in Chicago, Illinois with her husband and two daughters. She enjoys yoga, reading and cooking.

Rebecca Risman

Books by Rebecca Risman

by Rebecca Risman - Science, Women's History, Women’s Issues, World History

Tells the gripping story of four female African-American mathematicians who literally made it possible to launch US rockets --- and astronauts --- into space. Tells the thrilling tale of how each woman contributed, the struggles and resistance each experienced and the amazing results. Consultants currently work for NASA.