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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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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?

About the Author

Catherine Thimmesh is the Sibert Medal-winning author of Team Moon. She lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with her family.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780395937440
Subtitle:
Stories of Ingenious Inventions by Women
ill.:
Sweet, Melissa
Author:
Thimmesh, Catherine
Author:
Sweet, Melissa
Publisher:
HMH Books for Young Readers
Location:
Boston :
Subject:
Girls & Women
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Juvenile literature
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Biography / Autobiography
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Science & Technology
Subject:
Inventors
Subject:
Inventions
Subject:
Science & Technology - Inventions & Discoveries
Subject:
Women inventors.
Subject:
Technology - Inventions & Discoveries
Subject:
Biographical - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series Volume:
no. 105-26
Publication Date:
April 2000
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
from 4 to 6
Language:
English
Illustrations:
full-color illustrations
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
9 x 8 x 0.19 in 0.83 lb
Age Level:
09-12

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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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