Award winning author-illustrator duo, Catherine Thimmesh and Melissa Sweet inspire a new generation of innovators in this fascinating celebration of women inventors from diverse backgrounds. For fans of WOMEN WHO DARED and WOMEN IN SCIENCE.
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-sellingGirls 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.
Catherine Thimmesh is the award-winning children's-book author of Team Moon, winner of the Sibert Medal. Visit her online at www.catherinethimmesh.com.
Melissa Sweet is the Caldecott Honor–winning illustrator of many books for children, includingSome Writer! The Story of E. B. Whiteand Balloons Over Broadway.Visit her online at www.melissasweet.net.
"Today’s readers will find a laudable increase in the subjects’ diversity as well as a more contemporary focus...A resource as informative as it is empowering"–Horn Book Magazine
"In a growing marketplace of works about women transforming the world, this title holds its own."–School Library Journal