Rosie Revere, Engineer

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By Andrea Beaty
Publisher Abrams Books for Young Readers
Rosie Revere, Engineer
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New York Times Bestseller Rosie may seem quiet during the day, but at night shes a brilliant inventor of gizmos and gadgets who dreams of becoming a great engineer. When her greatgreataunt Rose (Rosie the Riveter) comes for a visit and mentions her one unfinished goalto flyRosie sets to work building a contraption to make her aunts dream come true. But when her contraption doesnt fly but rather hovers for a moment and then crashes, Rosie deems the invention a failure. On the contrary, Aunt Rose insists that Rosies contraption was a raging success: you can only truly fail, she explains, if you quit. From the powerhouse authorillustrator team of Iggy Peck, Architect comes Rosie Revere, Engineer, another charming, witty picture book about believing in yourself and pursuing your passion. Ada Twist, Scientist, the companion picture book featuring the next kid from Iggy Pecks class, is available in September 2016.Praise for Rosie Revere, EngineerComically detailed mixedmedia illustrations that keep the mood light and emphasize Rosies creativity at every turn.Publishers Weekly The detritus of Rosies collections is fascinating, from broken dolls and stuffed animals to nails, tools, pencils, old lamps and possibly an erector set. And cheddarcheese spray. Kirkus Reviews This celebration of creativity and perseverance is told through rhyming text, which gives momentum and steady pacing to a story, consistent with the celebration of its heroine, Rosie. Shes an imaginative thinker who hides her light under a bushel (well, really, the bed) after being laughed at for one of her inventions. BooklistAward 2013 Parents Choice Award GOLD 2014 Amelia Bloomer Project List ReadBostons Best Read Aloud Book

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794 words794 words
32 pages32 pages
Lexile AD780LLexile AD780L
Grade K to 3Grade K to 3
Age 5-8Age 5-8
Published 2013Published 2013

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