Girls Think of Everything: Stories of Ingenious Inventions by Women

Interest LevelReading LevelReading A-ZATOSWord Count
Grades 4 - 8Grades 4 - 10S7.4n/a

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.

Hardcover, 112 pages
Published on October 9, 2018 by HMH Books for Young Readers
ISBN-10: 1328772535
ISBN-13: 9781328772534
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  • eliseimo
    eliseimoTuesday, October 9, 2018 at 9:14 am44 stars
    I honestly LOVE these type of books. They are so exciting :)