Girls Think of Everything: Stories of Ingenious Inventions by Women

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Product Details

Price
$9.99  $9.19
Publisher
Clarion Books
Publish Date
Pages
64
Dimensions
7.9 X 8.8 X 0.4 inches | 0.45 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780618195633

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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.

Reviews

"GIRLS THINK OF EVERYTHING is a wonderful book, as surprising as it is inspiring .... Buy this book for the girl you love today, and she may well become a mother of invention tomorrow." -- Pulitzer Prize winner Natalie Angier, author of WOMAN: AN INTIMATE GEOGRAPHY, 1999 National Book Award finalist

BOX "This very attractive, informative book will find an audience among browsers and report writers alike." --Booklist, boxed review (3/15/00) Booklist, ALA, Starred Review

"An outstanding collective biography of women and girls who changed the world with their inventions." --School Library Journal (4/00) School Library Journal

"This book is an inspired ode to women inventors." --Publishers Weekly Publishers Weekly