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Out of School and into Nature : The Anna Comstock Story - by Suzanne Slade (School And Library)

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This picture book biography examines the life and career of naturalist and artist Anna Comstock (1854-1930), who defied social conventions and pursued the study of science. From the time she was a young girl, Anna Comstock was fascinated by the natural world. She loved exploring outdoors, examining wildlife and learning nature's secrets. From watching the teamwork of marching ants to following the constellations in the sky, Anna observed it all. And her interest only increased as she grew older and went to college at Cornell University. There she continued her studies, pushing back against those social conventions that implied science was a man's pursuit. Eventually Anna became known as a nature expert, pioneering a movement to encourage schools to conduct science and nature classes for children outdoors, thereby increasing students' interest in nature. In following her passion, this remarkable woman blazed a trail for female scientists today.
Number of Pages: 30
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Format: Library
Publisher: Sleeping Bear Pr
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: Suzanne Slade
Language: English
Street Date: March 15, 2017
TCIN: 51711984
UPC: 9781585369867
Item Number (DPCI): 248-29-5319
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$16.14
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