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Girls Think of Everything

Stories of Ingenious Inventions by Women
Thimmesh, Catherine (Book - 2000 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Girls Think of Everything


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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.
Authors: Thimmesh, Catherine
Title: Girls think of everything
stories of ingenious inventions by women
Publisher: Boston :, Houghton Mifflin,, 2000
Characteristics: 57 p. :,ill. (chiefly col.) ;,24 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Catherine Thimmesh ; illustrated by Melissa Sweet
Contents: Ruth Wakefield / Chocolate chip cookies
Mary Anderson / Windshield wipers
Stephanie Kwolek / Kevlar
Bette Nesmith Graham / Liquid paper
Patsy O. Sherman / Scotchgard
Ann Moore / Snugli
Grace Murray Hopper / Computer compiler
Margaret E. Knight / Paper bags
Jean Lee Crews / Space bumper
Valerie L. Thomas / Illusion transmitter
Girls (even the young ones) tink of everything: Becky Schroeder / Glo-sheet
Alexia Abernathy / Nonslosh bowl (Oops! Proof No-spill Feeding Bowl)
Summary: 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.
Additional Contributors: Sweet, Melissa - 1956-
ISBN: 0395937442
Branch Call Number: j 609.22 T443g 2000
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  • JuigyFruits rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

This is a really great book. It tells you all about some really important inventions made by women and girls. It's one of my favourite books!

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