Nomination: Brave New Girls: Tales of Girls and Gadgets

2211557Daniels, Paige and Mary Fan eds. Brave New Girls: Tales of Girls and Gadgets. 2015. 382 p. Red Adept Publishing. $13.99 (978-1512325614) Gr. 6-up.

This short story anthology, created to get girls interested in STEM, shows girls saving the day, practicing social justice, or just getting by through their wits and STEM know-how. The worlds in which these girls exist show us girls as engineers, hackers, scientists, and inventors as a matter of course, not as anomalies in a boys’ club.

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