8 Children’s Books About Trailblazing African American Women in STEM

Do you know who Sarah Goode was? How about Dr. Patricia Bath? These are just two of the many African American women who made their marks in the STEM field, while also making a mark on American history.

Sarah Goode was an entrepreneur and inventor who became one of the first African American women to receive a US Patent. Dr. Patricia Bath invented the Laserphaco Probe for cataract treatment. She was the first African American female doctor to receive a medical patent. They are trailblazers!