AMANDA, TOY ENGINEER
Aubre Andrus, author
The Look Up Series is a nonfiction biography series inviting 8 to 12-year-old girls into the world of S.T.E.A.M. while celebrating diverse female role models in S.T.E.A.M. careers today. In the first book in the series, AMANDA, TOY ENGINEER, you'll meet Amanda, a mechanical engineer and marathon runner who makes the impossible possible every day. As a kid, Amanda liked both science and art— but, most of all, she loved solving problems. In this book, you'll... * learn how engineers like Amanda tackle problems that have never been solved before— and how you can start thinking like an engineer! * find out how Amanda turns an idea into a toy, then sketch your very own toy idea within the pages of this book. *discover how kids around the world play differently and how scientists study play.