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Inspiring Experiences in Science

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Science  04 Jul 2008:
Vol. 321, Issue 5885, pp. 39-40
DOI: 10.1126/science.1160700

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Gorilla Mountain. The Story of Wildlife Biologist Amy Vedder. Rene Ebersole. Franklin Watts (Scholastic), New York, and Joseph Henry (National Academies Press), Washington, DC, 2005. 128 pp. $9.95. ISBN 9780309095518.

Robo World. The Story of Robot Designer Cynthia Breazeal. Jordan D. Brown. Franklin Watts (Scholastic), New York, and Joseph Henry (National Academies Press), Washington, DC, 2005. 128 pp. $9.95. ISBN 9780309095563.

Nature's Machines. The Story of Biomechanist Mimi Koehl. Deborah Parks. Franklin Watts (Scholastic), New York, and Joseph Henry (National Academies Press), Washington, DC, 2005. 128 pp. $9.95. ISBN 9780309095594.

Three books from the Women's Adventures in Science series present the experiences and research of a wildlife biologist, a robot designer, and a biomechanist to encourage young readers' interests.