Hypatia, mathematician & philosopher
Of Numbers and Stars: The Story of Hypatia by D. Anne Love, illustrated by Pam Paparone (Holiday House, 2006)
Hypatia found her passion in numbers and ideas. This "symbol of a learned women" in fourth century Alexandria inspires.
Read what Socrates wrote about Hypatia, plus a few other facts posted on the University of Chicago web site.