Written by Julia Finley Mosca
Illustrated by Daniel Rieley
From the Amazing Scientist.com collection, this book showcases Dr. Patricia Bath, an ophthalmologist who “never lost sight of her dreams!” Although she faced both racism and sexism, Bath went on to co-found the American Institute for Prevention of Blindness. She became the first U.S. woman to chair an ophthalmology residency program. She went on to invent the Laserphaco Probe, cutting-edge laser eye technology.
This rhyming story highlights how her passion for science was ignited by a chemistry set she received as a child. Dr. Bath overcame adversity to accomplish her goals by working hard and persevering through it all. This is a great, encouraging book for young scientist! Read more >>
Originally posted on February 27, 2021.