Nomination: Mary Anning: Fossil Hunter

mary anningSnedden, Robert. Mary Anning: Fossil Hunter. 2015. 48p. Gareth Stevens Publishing, $31.95 (978-1-4824-3146-9). Gr.3-5.

Despite her lack of formal education, Mary Anning discovered and analyzed fossils critical to the emerging fields of geology and paleontology. However, as a working class woman in 19th century England, Mary received little to no credit for her scientific contributions during her lifetime.  

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