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Celebrate National Engineers Week + Ellie, Engineer Prize Pack Giveaway

February 18 - 24 is National Engineers Week and  February 22 is Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day.  We are so happy to celebrate both with a giveaway of the book, Ellie, Engineer by author Jackson Pearce. 

The 2018 National Engineers Week theme is Inspiring Wonder and that's what STEM is all about.  Science plays such an important role in our daily lives and this week along is a great time to share the importance of math, science and all things tech. 

When I think of engineering I think of astronauts, Sally Ride and Mae Jemison, and the role they played in helping me discover a love for science.  It's important young girls grow up knowing they can be anything they want to be and that's one of the reasons I enjoyed the book Ellie, Engineer

Ellie is an engineer. With a tool belt strapped over her favorite skirt (who says you can't wear a dress and have two kinds of screwdrivers handy, just in case?), she invents and builds amazing creations in her backyard workshop.

"Together with her best friend Kit, Ellie can make anything. As Kit's birthday nears, Ellie doesn't know what gift to make until the girls overhear Kit's mom talking about her present--the dog Kit always wanted! Ellie plans to make an amazing doghouse, but her plans grow so elaborate that she has to enlist help from the neighbor boys and crafty girls, even though the two groups don't get along. Will Ellie be able to pull off her biggest project yet, all while keeping a secret from Kit?"
Illustrated with Ellie's sketches and plans, and including backmatter with a fun how-to guide to tools, this is a STEM- and friendship-powered story full of fun!

About the author: Jackson Pearce lives in Atlanta, Georgia.
Jackson Pearce
Pearce is the author of a series of teen retold fairy-tales, including Sisters Red, Sweetly, Fathomless, and Cold Spell, as well as two stand-alones, As You Wish and Purity. 

Learn More: 
Website: www.jacksonpearce.com
@JacksonPearce (Twitter and Instagram).

We are so excited to share an Ellie, Engineer book + toolbox giveaway and our love of STEM education. 

How will you celebrate National Engineer Week?  Does your daughter's school celebrate Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day? 
Ellie, Engineer Book and Toolbox Giveaway
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