Ocean Speaks – How Marie Tharp Revealed the Ocean’s Biggest Secret
By Jess Keating; Illustrated by Katie Hickey
Published by Tundra Books, 2020.
An intriguing tale of feminism, scientific exploration, imagination, focus, and resilience." --Kirkus Reviews
If you love picture book biographies, you will love these books by Canadian author Jess Keating. Following up her biography of Eugenie Clark, Shark Lady, Keating delivers another story of a woman worth knowing about who might inspire more young women to pursue careers in science. Marie Tharp had to overcome many hardships in her pursuit of ocean studies. This is an excellent book for readers with curious minds and adventurous hearts!