The Doctor with an Eye for Eyes: The Story of Dr. Patricia Bath

by Julia Finley Mosca illustrated by Daniel Rieley
Short Summary
Patricia overcame racism to become a doctor and invent a life-changing treatment for blindness.

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Inspiring Biography, Simple Rhyming Text with Colorful Collage-Style Art, Modeling Courage and Concern for Others

Topics and Themes:
African Americans, Civil Rights Movement, Medicine, Racism, Sexism, Women in Science, STEAM

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As a girl coming of age during the civil rights movement, Patricia Bath made it her mission to become a doctor. When obstacles like racism, poverty, and sexism threatened this goal, she persevered―changing the world with a new treatment for blindness! Includes a complete biography, fun facts, a colorful time line of events, and a special note for readers from Dr. Bath herself.
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Product Details

    • Grades: PreK - 2
    • Ages: 4 - 8
  • Product Type: Book
  • Page Count: 48 pages
  • Dimensions: 8 3/4" x 8 3/4"
  • Language: English
  • ISBN 13: 978-1-338-64634-4