Girls Think of Everything : Stories of Ingenious Inventions by Women by Catherine Thimmesh (2002, Paperback, Reprint)
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...
Pros: Fascinating subject. Smart writing. Creative illustrations that complement the book's tone and subject.
Cons: Boys may feel left out!