Girls Think of Everything: Stories of Ingenious Inventions by Women

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?

"An outstanding collective biography of women and girls who changed the world with their inventions. Thimmesh surveys unique and creative ideas that were both borne of necessity or were simply a product of ingenuity and hard work." -- School Library Journal

For more true stories of female scientists and engineers, visit our Biography section. And, for those with Mighty Girls who love to tinker, visit our collection of Building Toys for all ages.

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Recommended Age 8 and up
Author Catherine Thimmesh
Illustrator Melissa Sweet
ISBN 0618195637
Publication Date Mar 11, 2002
Publisher Sandpiper
Language English
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