International Day of Women and Girls in Science – Recommended Reads

FICTION

Ordinary Matter, Laura Elvery, UQP
Who We Were, Lucy Neave, Text Publishing
Fall Girl, Toni Jordan, Text Publishing
Leaning Towards Infinity, Sue Woolfe, RandomHouse

NON-FICTION

The Woman Who Cracked the Anxiety Code, Judith Hoare, Scribe Publications
Delusions of Gender, Cordelia Fine, Allen & Unwin
The Smart Wife, Yolande Strengers & Jenny Kennedy, Penguin RandomHouse
In Search of The Woman Who Sailed the World, Danielle Clode, Picador
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, Rebecca Skloot, Picador
The Hospital by the River, Catherine Hamlin, Macmillan

KIDS

Girl Geek Academy series, Alex Miles, Penguin RandomHouse
Quark’s Academy, Catherine Pelosi, Lothian/Hachette
How to Win a Nobel Prize, Lorna Hendry et al, Black Inc
Brobot, James Foley, Fremantle Press
Our Little Inventor, Sher Rill Ng, Allen & Unwin
Fly, Jess McGeachin, Penguin Books Australia

See also Readings Books & Music’s list of children’s books to encourage girls in STEM (NB not all authors are Australian).

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