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Solving the Puzzle Under the Sea: Marie Tharp Maps the Ocean Floor

Format: Hardcover

Availability: In stock


Women's History


When Marie Tharp became a young scientist in the field of oceanic studies, one employer wanted to make her a file clerk and another told her that having a woman aboard a research ship would be bad luck. Determined to succeed in her field, and taking inspiration from her cartographer dad, she ended up mapping the depths of the ocean floor and proving the theory of continental drift.

Age Group: school age

Written by Robert Burleigh. Illustrated by Raúl Colón.


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