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Girls Think of Everything - Stories of Ingenious Inventions by Women
Is this book about a real woman in STEAM?
In kitchens and living rooms, in garages and labs and basements, even in converted chicken coops, women and girls have invented ingenious innovations that have made our lives simpler and better. Their creations are some of the most enduring (the windshield wiper) and best loved (the chocolate chip cookie). What inspired these women, and just how did they turn their ideas into realities?
Features women inventors Ruth Wakefield, Mary Anderson, Stephanie Kwolek, Bette Nesmith Graham, Patsy O. Sherman, Ann Moore, Grace Murray Hopper, Margaret E. Knight, Jeanne Lee Crews, and Valerie L. Thomas, as well as young inventors ten-year-old Becky Schroeder and eleven-year-old Alexia Abernathy. Illustrated in vibrant collage by Caldecott Honor artist Melissa Sweet.
MH Books for Young Readers
10 - 12 years
Girls Love STEAM Review:
Additional Reader & Professional Reviews:
"Today’s readers will find a laudable increase in the subjects’ diversity as well as a more contemporary focus...A resource as informative as it is empowering"
-- Horn Book Magazine
"In a growing marketplace of works about women transforming the world, this title holds its own."
-- School Library Journal
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