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 has illustrated more than eighty children s books, including the Caldecott Honor books "The Right Word "and "A River of Words: The Story of William Carlos Williams" both written by Jen Bryant. She also wrote and illustrated "Tupelo Rides the Rails"; "Carmine: A Little More Red", which was a "New York Times" Best Illustrated Children s Book; and "Balloons Over Broadway", a picture book biography that was named a 2011 "Publishers Weekly" Best Nonfiction Picture Book. When she is not in her studio, Melissa can be found taking an art class, hiking with her dogs, or riding her bicycle. She lives with her family in Rockport, Maine.

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
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