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Book details
  • Genre:JUVENILE FICTION
  • SubGenre:Social Issues / Prejudice & Racism
  • Language:English
  • Pages:30
  • Format:Hardcover
  • Hardcover ISBN:9781543999327

Mika and the Microscope

by Rachel Tiersky

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Overview
When Mika's brother gets a microscope for his birthday, he is quick to say that he will not be sharing, announcing that science is, "Only for boys." Join Mika as she travels far and wide (but really just to her backyard) to learn more about science and herself, collecting bugs and plants to prove that she is a scientist no matter what biases others may have. Once she explains to her brother that he has hurt her feelings, they reach a compromise that leaves everyone happy, proving that science is for everybody under the sun.
Description
When Mika's brother gets a microscope for his birthday, he is quick to say that he will not be sharing, announcing that science is, "Only for boys." Join Mika as she travels far and wide (but really just to her backyard) to learn more about science and herself, collecting bugs and plants to prove that she is a scientist no matter what biases others may have. Once she explains to her brother that he has hurt her feelings, they reach a compromise that leaves everyone happy, proving that science is for everybody under the sun.
About the author
Rachel Tiersky is a Freshman at Dartmouth College who has spent the last five years running the Stereotype Project, an organization that aims to combat stereotypes through art. She is from Northern New Jersey where she lives with her parents, four younger siblings, and two guinea pigs. When she isn't writing, running the Stereotype Project, or stressing over Organic Chemistry, she can usually be found wandering in search of the perfect cup of coffee. Learn more at stereotypeproject.org.
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