Solving the Puzzle Under the Sea

Solving the Puzzle Under the Sea

Marie Tharp Maps the Ocean Floor

Book - 2016
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"This illustrated biography shares the story of female scientist, Marie Tharp, a pioneering woman scientist and the first person to ever successfully map the ocean floor"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, [2016]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9781481416009
Characteristics: 1 volume (umbered pages) : color illustrations ; 30 cm
Additional Contributors: Colón, Raúl - Illustrator


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vpl_childrens Mar 10, 2018

This book introduces us to the brilliant scientist Marie Tharp. Follow Marie as she grows from a young girl helping her father make maps for farmers to a world famous scientist, the first person to ever draw a map of the ocean floor. After reading this book you’ll want to go find an image of her incredible map that shows the amazing mountains and canyons hidden under our oceans.

LydiatheLibrarian Jun 18, 2016

Marie Tharp loved maps, even as a child. She sometimes felt maps spoke to her, encouraging her to be adventurous and make new discoveries. As an adult, Marie painstakingly created maps of the seafloor throughout the world. Furthermore, her maps & research were pivotal in proving the theory of continental drift.
Told in first-person, this book sheds light on a pioneer in a field of science that is not studied very often. It is also a testament to the power of a childhood passion blossoming into a fulfilling career. Ages 7 - 10


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