MARIA MITCHELL : THE SOUL
OF AN ASTRONOMER
Grand Rapids, MI : Eerdmans,
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Maria had been born in another time, she would not have had to overcome
such prejudice to do what she longed to do. In the mid-1800s, women
did not usually go to college. Many did not even finish high school.
But Maria was determined. She not only went to college, but she became
the first woman astronomer. Her accomplishments pave the way for
those that came after her. Read all about this amazing woman.
Mitchell, Maria, 1818-1889.
Women -- Biography.
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