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- Hidden figures: The American dream and the untold story of the Black women mathematicians who helped win the space race (2016; ebook)
- Rise of the rocket girls: The women who propelled us, from missiles to the moon to Mars (2016; print)
- The world of Maria Gaetana Agnesi, mathematician of God (2007; print and ebook)
- Change is possible: Stories of women and minorities in mathematics (2005; print)
- Women becoming mathematicians: Creating a professional identity in post-World War II America (2000; print)
- Women in mathematics: Scaling the heights (1997; print)
- Women in mathematics: The addition of difference (1997; print)
- Women in mathematics (1974; print)

- The legacy of Tatjana Afanassjewa: Philosophical insights from the work of an original physicist and mathematician (2021; ebook)
- Sophie Germain: Revolutionary mathematician (2020; ebook)
- Equivalence: Elizabeth L. Scott at Berkeley (2017; ebook)
- NASA Mathematician Katherine Johnson (2017; ebook)
- Iris Runge: A life at the crossroads of mathematics, science, and industry (2012; ebook)
- Julia, a life in mathematics (1996; print)

**Sofya Kovalevskaya**

- Remembering Sofya Kovalevskaya (2011; ebook)
- Little sparrow: A portrait of Sophia Kovalevsky (1983; print)
- Sonia Kovalevsky: Biography and autobiography (1895; ebook)

**Ada Lovelace**

- Ada Lovelace: The making of a computer scientist (2018; print)
- The bride of science: Romance, reason, and Byron's daughter (1999; print)
- The calculating passion of Ada Byron (1986; print)

**Emmy Noether**

- Emmy Noether: Mathematician extraordinaire (2021; ebook)
- Proving it her way: Emmy Noether, a life in mathematics (2020; ebook)
- Emmy Noether: The mother of modern algebra (2008; ebook)
- Emmy Noether: A tribute to her life and work (1981; print)
- Emmy Noether, 1882-1935 (1981; print and ebook)

**Mary Somerville**

- The ascent of Mary Somerville in 19th century society (2017; ebook)
- Mary Somerville and the world of science (2014; ebook)
- Mary Somerville and the cultivation of science, 1815-1840 (1983; ebook)
- Personal recollections, from early life to old age (1874; print and ebook)

MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive: Biographies of over 3000 mathematicians with supporting materials.

Learn more about women mathematicians from this project at Agnes Scott College: Biographies of Women Mathematicians

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