Nomination: Solving the Puzzle Under the Sea: Marie Tharp Maps the Ocean Floor

 

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Burleigh, Robert. Solving the Puzzle Under the Sea: Marie Tharp Maps the Ocean Floor. Illus. by Raul Colon. 2016. 40p. Simon&Schuster Books for Young Readers, $17.99 (978-1481416009). Gr. K-3.
Marie Tharp was the first scientist to map the ocean floor, discover the Middle Atlantic Ridge mountain range in the Atlantic Ocean, and prove Continental Drift.  A fearless scientist who was once told “Having a woman on a ship is bad luck”, Marie forever changed our understanding of the Earth.

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