Girls Think of Everything: Stories of Ingenious Inventions by Women

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Paw Prints, Aug 11, 2008 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 57 pages
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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?

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Good book, learned new things,easy to read. - Goodreads
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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

Usually I find non-fiction for children dry. Not this one! Illustrations were little works of art, and stories were compelling. I haven't checked accuracy, but the research seems thorough and the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kathryn Wray - Goodreads

We used this in combination with a story in our basal reader on Thomas Edison. My students loved learning about women inventors. Most had stated that they weren't aware of a single woman inventor, but ... Read full review

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