Mary Anning's Curiosity

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$14.95

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Is this book about a real woman in STEAM?

Mary Anning, considered the world’s greatest fossilist, discovered her first big find at the age of twelve. This novel is an imaginative recreation of her childhood in early nineteenth-century Lyme Regis.

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Author:

Monica Kulling

Illustrator:

Melissa Castrillon

Publisher:

Groundwood Books

Recommended Ages:

7 - 12 years

Mary Anning

Girls Love STEAM Review:

Additional Reader & Professional Reviews:

Mary's story should inspire young readers to seek unconventional paths, to work hard and to never give up hope.
-- Youth Services Book Review*

Mary Anning's Curiosity packs much good material into a slim volume, introducing young readers to one of science's great characters at a pivotal point in her story.
-- Foreword Magazine

With this fictionalized look at Anning's childhood, Kulling provides context for readers and offers a fascinating glimpse at how those who came before us have shaped our comprehension of the world.
-- School Library Journal

Mary's story should inspire young readers to seek unconventional paths, to work hard and to never give up hope.
-- Kirkus Reviews

A stirring story made more inspirational by the reality of its protagonist.
-- Booklist

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