Marvelous Mattie by Emily Arnold McCully

Title: Marvelous Mattie: How Margaret E. Knight Became an Inventor
Author: Emily Arnold McCully
Illustrator: Emily Arnold McCully
Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux (2006)
ISBN: 9780374348106
 
Marvelous Mattie by Emily Arnold McCully is a memorable picture book that deals with gender roles, tolerance, open-mindedness and independence.
 
Emily Arnold McCully’s book on Margaret E. Knight highlights her stance against restrictive gender roles and her work as a scientist. All of this in a time when many believed “that women’s brains were inadequate for inventing.”

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