This week I read: Finding Wonders by Jeannine Atkins.
A biographical novel in verse of three different girls in three different time periods who grew up to become groundbreaking scientists.
I really enjoyed this book. The poems cover the lives of three female scientists: Maria Merian who studied caterpillars and metamorphosis, Mary Anning who studied fossils, and Maria Mitchell who studied the night sky looking for comets. This was a quick read, each chapter is written as a short poem. The language and description are beautiful. If you like poetry I recommend checking out this book! Look for this book in our Juvenile Fiction section at the call number J ATKINS.