Numbers in Motion (Hardcover)

Sophie Kowalevski, Queen of Mathematics

By Laurie Wallmark, Yevgenia Nayberg (Illustrator)

Creston Books, 9781939547637, 32pp.

Publication Date: March 3, 2020

List Price: 18.99*
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Sophie Kowalevski was both a brilliant mathematician and a talented writer. Creative work nurtured her mathematical research, giving her a flexibility of thought she treasured. A wonderful STEAM figure, she not only did mathematical research, but she also created many literary works. This inspiring title tells the story of Sophie's journey as the first woman to receive a doctorate in mathematics, which required original research, holding a university chair in mathematics, and becoming the editor of a major scientific journal.