Girls Think of Everything: Stories of Ingenious Inventions by Women

Gender & Sexism
Author(s):
Catherine Thimmesh
Illustrator(s):
Melissa Sweet
Age Group:
8-12
Publisher:
HMH Books for Young Readers
ISBN:
978-0618195633
Year:
Gender & Sexism

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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