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Catherine Thimmesh

 

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Thimmesh, Catherine. (2000). Girls think of everything : stories of ingenious inventions by women. (Illustrated by Melissa Sweet). Boston : Houghton Mifflin. 609.2 T443g

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.

Thimmesh, Catherine. (2004). Madam president. (Illustrated by Douglas B. Jones). Boston : Houghton Mifflin. 320 T443m.

Tells how women have advanced from not having the right to vote or own property to having equal rights and the opportunity to run for president and also reveals the many unsung roles women have played in political history.

Thimmesh, Catherine. (2006). Team Moon : How 400,000 people landed Apollo 11 on the moon. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co. 629.45 T443t

The story of Apollo 11 is a story that belongs to the astronauts, but also to many other people. Seamstresses, engineers, camera designers, photo developers, Softward experts, flight directors and many other people made the project happen successfully.

 

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