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?

purchase this book

When Aidan Became a Brother

Kyle Lukoff

When Aidan was born, everyone thought he was a girl. After he realized he was a boy, Aidan and his parents fixed the parts of his life that didn't fit anymore, and he settled happily into his new life. Then Mom and Dad announced they're going to have another baby and Aidan wants to do everything he can to make things right for his new sibling from the beginning.

When Aidan Became a Brother