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Title:
The doctor with an eye for eyes : the story of Dr. Patricia Bath

Dr. with an eye for an eye

Story of Dr. Patricia Bath

Patricia Bath

Amazing scientists

Amazing scientists.
Title:
The doctor with an eye for eyes : the story of Dr. Patricia Bath
Publisher Info:
Seattle, WA : The Innovation Press, [2017]
Physical Description:
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Series:
Amazing scientists

Amazing scientists.
Abstract:
"As a girl coming of age during the Civil Rights Movement, Patricia Bath made it her mission to become a doctor. When obstacles like racism, poverty, and sexism threatened this goal, she persevered--brightening the world with a game-changing treatment for blindness!"-- Inside book jacket.
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Summary

Summary

A Chicago Public Library Best of the Best Books for Kids 2017 Selection If you like to think big, but some say you're too small, or they say you're too young or too slow or too tall... Meet Dr. Bath--the scientist who never lost sight of her dreams! As a girl coming of age during the Civil Rights Movement, Patricia Bath made it her mission to become a doctor. When obstacles like racism, poverty, and sexism threatened this goal, she persevered--brightening the world with a game-changing treatment for blindness! The Doctor with an Eye for Eyes: The Story of Dr. Patricia Bath is the second book in a brand new educational series about the inspirational lives of amazing scientists! In addition to the illustrated rhyming tale, you'll find a complete biography, fun facts, a colorful timeline of events, and even a note from Dr. Bath herself!


Author Notes

JULIA FINLEY MOSCA is a copywriter and former journalist who spent more than a decade in Hollywood crafting messages for money. After working with such recognizable brands as Entertainment Tonight, Yahoo!, American Greetings, and JibJab , she landed her most rewarding job yet--mom to one ferociously curious and spunky little girl. The Amazing Scientists series marks Mosca's debut into the magical world of children's books.
DANIEL RIELEY is a British freelance illustrator based in Lisbon. After studying at The Arts Institute Bournemouth, taking an epic backpacking adventure in Australia, and working 3 years in London, he decided to take off to sunny Portugal. For the last 2 years, Daniel has been working on several illustration projects in advertising, print, card design, and children's picture books. When Daniel is not drawing you can probably find him trying to catch waves, taking photos with old cameras, or playing his newly discovered sport Padel.