Rosie Revere, Engineer

Andrea Beaty
Rosie may seem quiet during the day, but at night she's a brilliant inventor of gizmos and gadgets who dreams of becoming a great engineer. When her great-great-aunt Rose (Rosie the Riveter) comes for a visit and mentions her one unfinished goal--to fly--Rosie sets to work building a contraption to make her aunt's dream come true. But when her contraption doesn't fl y but rather hovers for a moment and then crashes, Rosie deems the invention a failure. On the contrary, Aunt Rose inisists that Rosie's contraption was a raging success. You can only truly fail, she explains, if you quit.

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Reviewed: 2017-07-26
I love this book. Great story, illustrations. Can't believe it is done with impeccable rhyme. Perfect for this engineer mom.
Love the theme about not giving up!
Reviewed: 2015-04-07
library copy
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