Girls Think of Everything

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ISBN: 0618195637
Release Date: 2002-03
Number of pages: 57
Author: Catherine Thimmesh
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Download and read online Girls Think of Everything in PDF and EPUB 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.


Girls Think of Everything

Filename: girls-think-of-everything.pdf
ISBN: 9780547350523
Release Date: 2002-03-11
Number of pages: 64
Author: Catherine Thimmesh
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Download and read online Girls Think of Everything in PDF and EPUB 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? Features women inventors Ruth Wakefield, Mary Anderson, Stephanie Kwolek, Bette Nesmith Graham, Patsy O. Sherman, Ann Moore, Grace Murray Hopper, Margaret E. Knight, Jeanne Lee Crews, and Valerie L. Thomas, as well as young inventors ten-year-old Becky Schroeder and eleven-year-old Alexia Abernathy. Illustrated in vibrant collage by Caldecott Honor artist Melissa Sweet.


Girls Think of Everything

Filename: girls-think-of-everything.pdf
ISBN: 0395937442
Release Date: 2000
Number of pages: 57
Author: Catherine Thimmesh
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Download and read online Girls Think of Everything in PDF and EPUB 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.


Women in Science

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ISBN: 9781526360632
Release Date: 2017-03-09
Number of pages: 128
Author: Rachel Ignotofsky
Publisher: Hachette UK

Download and read online Women in Science in PDF and EPUB A gloriously illustrated celebration of trailblazing women. Women in Science highlights the contributions of fifty notable women to the STEM fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, from both the ancient and modern worlds. The book also contains fascinating infographics and an illustrated scientific glossary. The extraordinary women profiled include well-known figures like the physicist and chemist Marie Curie, as well as lesser-known pioneers such as Katherine Johnson, the African-American mathematician who calculated the trajectory of the Apollo 11 mission to the moon. Women in Science celebrates the achievements of the intrepid women who have paved the way for the next generation of female engineers, biologists, mathematicians, doctors, astronauts, physicists and beyond ...


Headstrong

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ISBN: 9780553446807
Release Date: 2015-04-07
Number of pages: 288
Author: Rachel Swaby
Publisher: Broadway Books

Download and read online Headstrong in PDF and EPUB Fifty-two inspiring and insightful profiles of history’s brightest female scientists. In 2013, the New York Times published an obituary for Yvonne Brill. It began: “She made a mean beef stroganoff, followed her husband from job to job, and took eight years off from work to raise three children.” It wasn’t until the second paragraph that readers discovered why the Times had devoted several hundred words to her life: Brill was a brilliant rocket scientist who invented a propulsion system to keep communications satellites in orbit, and had recently been awarded the National Medal of Technology and Innovation. Among the questions the obituary—and consequent outcry—prompted were, Who are the role models for today’s female scientists, and where can we find the stories that cast them in their true light? Headstrong delivers a powerful, global, and engaging response. Covering Nobel Prize winners and major innovators, as well as lesser-known but hugely significant scientists who influence our every day, Rachel Swaby’s vibrant profiles span centuries of courageous thinkers and illustrate how each one’s ideas developed, from their first moment of scientific engagement through the research and discovery for which they’re best known. This fascinating tour reveals these 52 women at their best—while encouraging and inspiring a new generation of girls to put on their lab coats. From the Trade Paperback edition.


Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls

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ISBN: 9780141986012
Release Date: 2017-03-02
Number of pages: 224
Author: Elena Favilli
Publisher: Penguin UK

Download and read online Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls in PDF and EPUB 'The feminist bedtime story book you'll wish you had growing up' Stylist What if the princess didn't marry Prince Charming but instead went on to be an astronaut? What if the jealous step sisters were supportive and kind? And what if the queen was the one really in charge of the kingdom? Illustrated by sixty female artists from every corner of the globe, Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls introduces us to one hundred remarkable women and their extraordinary lives, from Ada Lovelace to Malala, Elizabeth I to Serena Williams. Empowering, moving and inspirational, these are true fairy tales for heroines who definitely don't need rescuing.


Wonder Women

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ISBN: 9781594749261
Release Date: 2016-10-04
Number of pages: 240
Author: Sam Maggs
Publisher: Quirk Books

Download and read online Wonder Women in PDF and EPUB A fun and feminist look at forgotten women in science, technology, and beyond, from the bestselling author of THE FANGIRL'S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY You may think you know women’s history pretty well. But have you ever heard of. . . · Alice Ball, the chemist who developed an effective treatment for leprosy—only to have the credit taken by a man? · Mary Sherman Morgan, the rocket scientist whose liquid fuel compounds blasted the first U.S. satellite into orbit? · Huang Daopo, the inventor whose weaving technology revolutionized textile production in China—centuries before the cotton gin? Smart women have always been able to achieve amazing things, even when the odds were stacked against them. In Wonder Women, author Sam Maggs tells the stories of the brilliant, brainy, and totally rad women in history who broke barriers as scientists, engineers, mathematicians, adventurers, and inventors. Plus, interviews with real-life women in STEM careers, an extensive bibliography, and a guide to women-centric science and technology organizations—all to show the many ways the geeky girls of today can help to build the future. Table of Contents: Women of Science Women of Medicine Women of Espionage Women of Innovation Women of Adventure


Bad Girls Throughout History

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ISBN: 9781452157023
Release Date: 2016-09-06
Number of pages: 216
Author: Ann Shen
Publisher: Chronicle Books

Download and read online Bad Girls Throughout History in PDF and EPUB Aphra Behn, first female professional writer. Sojourner Truth, activist and abolitionist. Ada Lovelace, first computer programmer. Marie Curie, first woman to win the Nobel Prize. Joan Jett, godmother of punk. The 100 revolutionary women highlighted in this gorgeously illustrated book were bad in the best sense of the word: they challenged the status quo and changed the rules for all who followed. From pirates to artists, warriors, daredevils, scientists, activists, and spies, the accomplishments of these incredible women vary as much as the eras and places in which they effected change. Featuring bold watercolor portraits and illuminating essays by Ann Shen, Bad Girls Throughout History is a distinctive, worthy tribute.


Finding Wonders

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ISBN: 9781481465670
Release Date: 2016-09-20
Number of pages: 208
Author: Jeannine Atkins
Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Download and read online Finding Wonders in PDF and EPUB A gorgeously written novel in verse about three girls in three different time periods who grew up to become groundbreaking scientists. Maria Merian was sure that caterpillars were not wicked things born from mud, as most people of her time believed. Through careful observation she discovered the truth about metamorphosis and documented her findings in gorgeous paintings of the life cycles of insects. More than a century later, Mary Anning helped her father collect stone sea creatures from the cliffs in southwest England. To him they were merely a source of income, but to Mary they held a stronger fascination. Intrepid and patient, she eventually discovered fossils that would change people’s vision of the past. Across the ocean, Maria Mitchell helped her mapmaker father in the whaling village of Nantucket. At night they explored the starry sky through his telescope. Maria longed to discover a new comet—and after years of studying the night sky, she finally did. Told in vibrant, evocative poems, this stunning novel celebrates the joy of discovery and finding wonder in the world around us.


Girls Who Rocked the World

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ISBN: 9781582703022
Release Date: 2012-10-30
Number of pages: 256
Author: Michelle Roehm McCann
Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Download and read online Girls Who Rocked the World in PDF and EPUB Tells the stories of forty-six girls who were younger than twenty years of age when they changed the history of the world through amazing accomplishments.


Marvelous Mattie

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ISBN: 9781466852099
Release Date: 2013-10-08
Number of pages: 32
Author: Emily Arnold McCully
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

Download and read online Marvelous Mattie in PDF and EPUB With her sketchbook labeled My Inventions and her father's toolbox, Mattie could make almost anything – toys, sleds, and a foot warmer. When she was just twelve years old, Mattie designed a metal guard to prevent shuttles from shooting off textile looms and injuring workers. As an adult, Mattie invented the machine that makes the square-bottom paper bags we still use today. However, in court, a man claimed the invention was his, stating that she "could not possibly understand the mechanical complexities." Marvelous Mattie proved him wrong, and over the course of her life earned the title of "the Lady Edison." With charming pen-and-ink and watercolor illustrations, this introduction to one of the most prolific female inventors will leave readers inspired. Marvelous Mattie is a 2007 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.


Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World

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ISBN: 1408876973
Release Date: 2016-09-08
Number of pages: 32
Author: Kate Pankhurst
Publisher: Bloomsbury Childrens

Download and read online Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World in PDF and EPUB Kate Pankhurst, descendent of Emmeline Pankhurst, has created this wildly wonderful and accessible book about women who really changed the world.Discover fascinating facts about some of the most amazing women who changed the world we live in. Fly through the sky with the incredible explorer Amelia Earhart, and read all about the Wonderful Adventures of Mary Seacole with this fantastic full colour book.Bursting full of beautiful illustrations and astounding facts, Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World is the perfect introduction to just a few of the most incredible women who helped shaped the world we live in.List of women featured: Jane Austen, Gertrude Ederle, Coco Chanel, Frida Kahlo, Marie Curie, Mary Anning, Mary Seacole, Amelia Earhart, Agent Fifi, Sacagawa, Emmeline Pankhurst, Rosa Parks, Anne Frank


Team Moon

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ISBN: 9780547349695
Release Date: 2006-06-26
Number of pages: 80
Author: Catherine Thimmesh
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Download and read online Team Moon in PDF and EPUB Here is a rare perspective on a story we only thought we knew. For Apollo 11, the first moon landing, is a story that belongs to many, not just the few and famous. It belongs to the seamstress who put together twenty-two layers of fabric for each space suit. To the engineers who created a special heat shield to protect the capsule during its fiery reentry. It belongs to the flight directors, camera designers, software experts, suit testers, telescope crew, aerospace technicians, photo developers, engineers, and navigators. Gathering direct quotes from some of these folks who worked behind the scenes, Catherine Thimmesh reveals their very human worries and concerns. Culling NASA transcripts, national archives, and stunning NASA photos from Apollo 11, she captures not only the sheer magnitude of this feat but also the dedication, ingenuity, and perseverance of the greatest team ever—the team that worked to first put man on that great gray rock in the sky.


Rad Women Worldwide

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ISBN: 9780399578878
Release Date: 2016-09-27
Number of pages: 112
Author: Kate Schatz
Publisher: Ten Speed Press

Download and read online Rad Women Worldwide in PDF and EPUB Educational and inspirational, this gift-worthy New York Times bestseller from the authors of Rad American Women A-Z, is a bold, illustrated collection of 40 biographical profiles showcasing extraordinary women from across the globe. Rad Women Worldwide tells fresh, engaging, and amazing tales of perseverance and radical success by pairing well-researched and riveting biographies with powerful and expressive cut-paper portraits. The book features an array of diverse figures from 430 BCE to 2016, spanning 31 countries around the world, from Hatshepsut (the great female king who ruled Egypt peacefully for two decades) and Malala Yousafzi (the youngest person to win the Nobel Peace Prize) to Poly Styrene (legendary teenage punk and lead singer of X-Ray Spex) and Liv Arnesen and Ann Bancroft (polar explorers and the first women to cross Antarctica). An additional 250 names of international rad women are also included as a reference for readers to continue their own research. This progressive and visually arresting book is a compelling addition to women's history and belongs on the shelf of every school, library, and home. Together, these stories show the immense range of what women have done and can do. May we all have the courage to be rad! For teachers, this book is appropriate for grades 6-8 and could be used in either Social Studies or English classes, or as part of a text for a multidisciplinary unit. It can also be used as a Common Core text for grades 6-8 Social Studies/History - CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.6-8.1-10. Contents: Enheduanna (Mesopotamia) Malala Yousafzai (Pakistan) Kalpana Chawla (India) Aung San Suu Kyi (Burma) Qiu Jin (China) Junko Tabei (Japan) Fe Del Mundo (Philippines) Dame Katerina Te Heikōkō Mataira (New Zealand) Faith Bandler (Australia) Liv Arnesen and Ann Bancroft (Norway & U.S.A.) Miriam Makeba (South Africa) Wangari Maathai (Kenya) Kasha Jacqueline Nagabasera (Uganda) Funmilayo Ransome Kuti (Nigeria) Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (Nigeria) Hatshepsut (Egypt) Madres de la Plaza de Mayo (Argentina) Marta (Brazil) Quintreman Sisters (Chile) Policarpa “La Pola” Salavarrieta (Colombia) Bastardilla (Colombia) Nanny of the Maroons (Jamaica) Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz (Mexico) Frida Kahlo (Mexico) Queen Lili’uokalani (Hawaii) Venus and Serena Williams (U.S.A.) Birutė Mary Galdikis (Canada) Buffy Sainte-Marie (Canada) ENIAC Programmers (U.S.A.) Guerrilla Girls (U.S.A.) Grace “Granuaile” O’Malley (Ireland) Princess Sophia Duleep Singh (England) Poly Styrene (England) Sophie Scholl (Germany) Marie Curie and Irene Joliot-Curie (France) Josephine Baker (France) Maria Montessori (Italy) Hypatia (Egypt) Emma Goldman (Russia) The Stateless


Women Inventors and Their Discoveries

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ISBN: 1881508064
Release Date: 1993
Number of pages: 160
Author: Ethlie Ann Vare
Publisher: Oliver PressInc

Download and read online Women Inventors and Their Discoveries in PDF and EPUB Surveys the lives and work of such innovative women as Grace Hopper, Fannie Farmer, C. J. Walker, and Stephanie Kwolek.