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Girls Think of Everything: Stories of Ingenious Inventions by Women

Written by Catherine Thimmesh & illustrated by Melissa Sweet
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Mar 11, 2002
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9-12
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This updated edition of the bestselling Girls Think of Everything, by Sibert-winner Catherine Thimmesh and Caldecott Honor winner Melissa Sweet, retains all the integrity of the original but includes expanded coverage of inventions (and inventors) to better reflect our diverse and technological world. 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 vitality—empowering them to think big, especially in the face of adversity.

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Melissa Sweet

Melissa Sweet has illustrated more than eighty children’s books, including the Caldecott Honor books <i>The Right Word </i>and <i>A River of Words: The Story of William Carlos Williams</i> both written by Jen Bryant. She also wrote and illustrated <i>Tupelo Rides the Rails</i>; <i>Carmine: A Little More Red</i>, which was a <i>New York Times</i> Best Illustrated Children’s Book; and <i>Balloons Over Broadway</i>, a picture book biography that was named a 2011 <i>Publishers Weekly</i> 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.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780547350523
Publication Date:
March 11, 2002
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0547350523

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