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Scientist from Puerto Rico, Maria Cordero Hardy

Book Description
This is the story of a real girl, Maria Cordero, who was born in Puerto Rico and came to the mainland as a young teenager. She worked hard to learn a new language and overcome the low expectations of those who believed her gender and place of origin would limit her future. Maria achieved her dual goals of family and career, earning a Ph.D. in physiology to become a research scientist with imp... More
Book Information
PublisherEquity Institute
Reading LevelAges 9-12
# of Pages31
Publication Date06/1985
The Creators
About Mary Ellen Verheyden-Hilliard (Author) : Mary Ellen Verheyden-Hilliard is a published author of children's books. Some of the published credits of Mary Ellen Verheyden-Hilliard include Mathematician and Computer Scientist, Caryn Navy (Verhey... more
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About Scarlet Biro (Illustrator) : Scarlet Biro is a published illustrator of children's books. Published credits of Scarlet Biro include Scientist from Puerto Rico, Maria Cordero Hardy (Verheyden-Hilliard, Mary Ellen. American Women i... more
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