visión de conjunto:Críticas 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 Prize winner Natalie Angier author of WOMAN: AN INTIMATE GEOGRAPHY 1999 National Book Award finalist BOX This very attractive informative book will find an audience among browsers and report writers alike. --Booklist boxed review (3/15/00) Booklist ALA Starred Review An outstanding collective biography of women and girls who changed the world with their inventions. --School Library Journal (4/00) School Library Journal This book is an inspired ode to women inventors. --Publishers Weekly Publishers Weekly Reseña del editor 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. Biografía del autor Melissa Sweet is the Caldecott Honor-winning illustrator of many fine children's books including Some Writer!: The Story of E. B. White winner of the NCTE Orbis Pictus award Balloons Over Broadway a Sibert winner and The Right Word and A River of Words both Caldecott Honors. Reviewers have described her unique mixed-media illustrations as exuberant outstanding and a creative delight. Melissa lives on the beautiful coast of Maine. In addition to writing and painting she enjoys gardening hiking biking and cross-country skiing. For more information about the author and her work visit her online at melissasweet.net. Catherine Thimmesh is the award-winning author of many books for children including Girls Think of Everything and Team Moon winner of the Sibert Medal. Her books have received numerous starred reviews appeared on best books lists and won many awards including the IRA Children's Book Award and Minnesota Book Award. She lives in Minnesota with her family. www.catherinethimmesh.com.