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Rosie Revere, Engineer

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Is this book about a real woman in STEAM?

The beloved New York Times bestselling picture book about pursuing one’s passion with persistence and learning to celebrate each failure on the road to achieving one’s dreams.

And now you can follow Rosie’s further adventures—with her friends Iggy Peck and Ada Twist—in the instant New York Times bestseller Rosie Revere and the Raucous Riveters, the first in a BRAND-NEW chapter book series, The Questioneers!

Rosie Revere dreamed of becoming a great engineer. Where some people see rubbish, Rosie sees inspiration. Alone in her room at night, shy Rosie constructs great inventions from odds and ends. Hot dog dispensers, helium pants, python-repelling cheese hats: Rosie’s gizmos would astound—if she ever let anyone see them.

Afraid of failure, she hides them away under her bed. Until a fateful visit from her great-great-aunt Rose (AKA Rosie the Riveter!), who shows her that the first flop isn’t something to fear—it’s something to celebrate. And you can only truly fail, if you quit.

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Andrea Beaty


David Roberts


Abrams Books for Young Readers

Recommended Ages:

4 - 9 years


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Girls Love STEAM Review:

Date of Review – 11/12/2020

What part of STEAM does this book address?
Engineering – product design inspiration and redesign process

Would this book inspire girls to explore STEAM further?
Yes! The female lead character learns that even though you may fail on your first attempt, the only failure would be if you quit trying.

Any craft or activity associated within this book?

What did you like about the book?
- Written in rhyme and prose
- The encouragement that you’ve succeeded even if your first attempt failed. Keep trying!
- Historical background of WW2 Rosie Revere workers on the back

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