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Tales of Girls Who Tech and Tinker

(Brave New Girls #5)

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Journey into sci-fi realms where girls use their skills and brains to save the day. See scouts who save the world from AI overlords. Travel to the edges of space with girls who dare to go head to head with giant interstellar corporations. Watch as ladies take down nefarious hackers, innovate space travel, and defeat aliens. This 29-story collection has something to delight ...more
Paperback, 400 pages
Published July 2020 by Brave New Girls
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Sarah
I will start out by saying that I bought this book because my friend has a story in it. It's called "The Robotics Badge" and it's great. Read it.

The common thread between the stories in this anthology is that they feature teenage girls involved in a tech discipline. There are a wide variety of settings including a 19th-century spy caper, a Mad Max-style drag race, a sci-fi Wizard of Oz retelling, and a teenage girl presenting her scientific findings to NASA. The stories vary in quality from "so
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Julie
Aug 02, 2020 rated it really liked it
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Okay, so the thing is, I wrote one of the stories in this anthology (under a pen name, but yeah...). I am admittedly biased.

But more than that, it's a good collection with various representations of girls in STEM because there's more than one way to be a girl and more than one way to love science. This is the kind of collection you want to hand to a young reader because there will be something here that entertains. Adults might also enjoy these stories because if you're an adult like me, someti
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Larae
Oct 19, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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These stories give me hope.Though I have not been a teenager for a longer time than I will admit to, these wonderful stories illuminate the igenuinty, resourcefulness, grit and resiliency of young women so much so they are a balm for my soul especially during these times. Please, more.
C.D. Gallant-King
Loved this book. I really look forward to sharing it with my kids when they're a bit older.

My favourite story was probably "The Robotics Badge" by Margaret A. Hanson. Imaginative and entertaining!
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Paige Daniels is the pen name of Tina Closser. By day she works as an Electrical Engineer and Mom mushing her kids from gymnastics and violin practice. After the kids go to bed, she rocks out with her headphones turned to eleven and cranks out books. She is an uber science geek. If she wasn't married to the most terrific guy in the world, she would be a groupie for Adam Baldwin.

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