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Girls think of everything : stories of ingenious inventions by women

Thimmesh, Catherine. ;Sweet, Melissa, 1956-, illustrator.

Boston : Houghton Mifflin 2000

Available at Central Connecticut State University  Curriculum Lab YP  (920 T443gi )()

  • Title:
    Girls think of everything : stories of ingenious inventions by women
  • Author/Creator: Thimmesh, Catherine.
  • Sweet, Melissa, 1956-, illustrator.
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin
  • Creation Date: 2000
  • Language: English
  • Physical Description: 57 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 54-56) and index.
  • Subjects: Women inventors -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature; Inventions -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature
  • Description: 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?
  • Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 54-56) and index.
  • Contents: Hsi-ling-shi
    Sybilla Masters
    Catherine Littlefield Greene
    Mrs Samuel Slater
    Mary Dixon Kies
    Nancy Johnson
    Sarah O. Mather
    Maria Telkes and Eleanor Raymond
    Martha Hunt Coston
    Clarissa Britain
    Anna E. Corey Baldwin
    H.I.(Harriet) Irwin
    Margerat E. Knight
    Mary F. Potts
    Mary Carpenter
    Margaret Plunkitt Colvin
    Amanda Theodosia Jones
    Jane Wells
    Helen Augusta Blanchard
    Susan Taylor Converse
    Lydia Bonney
    Elizabeth Stiles
    Mary Nolan
    Maria Beasley
    Adeline D.T. Whitney
    Harriet Strong
    Sarah E. Goode
    Josephine G. Cochran
    Sarah E. Ball
    Maria E. Allen
    Anna Connelly
    Mirim E. Benjamin
    Anna Breadin
    Harriet R. Tracy
    Cynthia Westover
    Leonie Callmeyer
    Anna Mangin
    Letitia Geer
    Mary Anderson
    Anonymous
    Catherine Ryan
    Madam C.J. Walker
    ,Melitta Bentz
    Carrie B. Averill
    Rose O'Neill
    Mary P. Jacobs
    Laura M. Hicks
    Madeline Turner
    May Conner
    Ida Forbes
    Julie Auerbach
    Elizabeth Phillips
    Marjorie Stewart Joyner
    Ruth Wakefield
    Katherine Burr Blodgett
    Gladys Whitcomb Geissmann
    Hedwig Kiesler Maukey and George Antheil
    Henrietta Mahim Bradberry.
    ""Front Cover""; ""Front Flap""; ""Endpapers""; ""Front Matter""; ""Title""; ""Copyright""; ""Dedication""; ""Back Matter""; ""Your Turn""; ""Further Reading""; ""Sources ""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Index""; ""Endpaper ""
  • Target Audience: Lexile: 960.
    Audience: Middle School.
  • Reading Program Score: Accelerated Reader 7.4.
    Reading Counts! 6.3.
  • OCLC Number: 41712845
  • Identifier: ISBN0395937442;ISBN9780395937440;ISBN0613606760;ISBN9780613606769;ISBN0618195637;ISBN9780618195633;LCCN99036270