Problem Solvers: 15 Innovative Women Engineers and Coders


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Chicago Review Press
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5.53 X 8.78 X 0.8 inches | 0.83 pounds

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About the Author

P. J. Hoover holds undergraduate degrees in both computer engineering and history, and a master's degree in electrical engineering. She worked for 15 years as an engineer, designing computer chips for Motorola and Intel. She is now the author of over 30 books for kids, teens, and adults. In addition to her own books, Hoover actively writes social studies and science curriculum articles for various educational publishers. She lives in Austin, Texas. More information is available on her website:


"By reading these fascinating stories of diverse women, many who have overcome considerable challenges to become STEM professionals, children will learn that nothing can stop them from entering these fields. A must read." --Laurie Wallmark, author of Code Breaker, Spy Hunter and Grace Hopper: Queen of Computer Code

"As a trailblazer, I know that it is possible to overcome tremendous cultural, personal, and societal challenges. Problem Solvers tells the inspiring stories of many women who overcame tremendous obstacles in technical fields, with persistence and resiliency to also live a life of their potential." --Sylvia Acevedo, rocket scientist, systems engineer, and former CEO of the Girl Scouts of the USA
"Comprehensive, inclusive, and practical." --Kirkus Reviews
"She encourages girls to dream big, work hard, and find mentors to help them along the way."--Booklist