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Girls think of everything : stories of ingenious inventions by women

Author: Catherine Thimmesh; Melissa Sweet
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2000. ©2000
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tells the story of how women throughout the ages have responded to situations confronting them in daily life by inventing such items as correction fluid, space helmets, and disposable diapers.
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Genre/Form: Inventors
Young adult nonfiction
Biographies
History
Juvenile works
Biography Juvenile literature
Juvenile literature
Biography
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Thimmesh; Melissa Sweet
ISBN: 0395937442 9780395937440 0613606760 9780613606769 0618195637 9780618195633 9781439527191 1439527199 9780329278380 032927838X 9781413152975 141315297X
OCLC Number: 41712845
Notes: Chronology of inventors and inventions printed on endpapers.
Awards: Sequoyah Masterlist, 2002-2003
Description: 57 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Ruth Wakefield --
Mary Anderson --
Stephanie Kwolek --
Bette Nesmith Graham --
Patsy O. Sherman --
Ann Moore --
Grace Murray Hopper --
Margaret E. Knight --
Jeanne Lee Crews --
Valerie L. Thomas --
Becky Schroeder --
Alexia Abernathy.
Responsibility: Catherine Thimmesh ; illustrated by Melissa Sweet.
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An inspired ode to women inventors, this book documents the inventive collages of Catherine Thimmesh that use mirrors and found objects to create fantastic images. Illustrations.  Read more...

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GIRLS THINK OF EVERYTHING is a wonderful book, as surprising as it is inspiring .... Buy this book for the girl you love today, and she may well become a mother of invention tomorrow. -- Pulitzer Read more...

 
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A nice addition to any library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-09-11) Good Permalink

     An example of "necessity being the mother of invention" give a woman a road block and she will bust on through.  The illustrations are not terribly attractive to the female - design could be improved. chocolate chip should not havve been the lead in the book, insinuates...
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