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Girls Think of Everything

Stories of Ingenious Inventions by Women

Catherine Thimmesh, Melissa Sweet (Illustrator)

Hardcover

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Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (4/1/2000)

Description

Award winning author-illustrator duo, Catherine Thimmesh and Melissa Sweet inspire a new generation of innovators in this fascinating celebration of women inventors from diverse backgrounds.   For fans of WOMEN WHO DARED and WOMEN IN SCIENCE.

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. What inspired these girls, and just how did they turn their ideas into realities?
     Retaining reader-tested favorite inventions, this updated edition of the best-selling Girls Think of Everything features seven new chapters that better represent our diverse and increasingly technological world, offering readers stories about inventions that are full of hope and vitalityempowering them to think big, especially in the face of adversity.


Praise For Girls Think of Everything: Stories of Ingenious Inventions by Women

"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

HMH Books for Young Readers, 9781328772534, 112pp.

Publication Date: October 19, 2018



About the Author

Catherine Thimmesh is the award-winning author of many books for children, including Girls Think of Everything and Team Moon, winner of the Sibert Medal. Her books have received numerous starred reviews, appeared on best books lists, and won many awards, including the IRA Children's Book Award and Minnesota Book Award. She lives in Minnesota with her family. www.catherinethimmesh.com. 



Melissa Sweet is the Caldecott Honor-winning illustrator of many fine children’s books including Some Writer!: The Story of E. B. White, winner of the NCTE Orbis Pictus award, Balloons Over Broadway, a Sibert winner, and The Right Word and A River of Words, both Caldecott Honors. Reviewers have described her unique mixed-media illustrations as “exuberant,” “outstanding,” and “a creative delight.” Melissa lives on the beautiful coast of Maine. In addition to writing and painting, she enjoys gardening, hiking, biking, and cross-country skiing. For more information about the author and her work, visit her online at melissasweet.net.