Mattie Knight could make almost anything. At just 12 years old, Mattie designed a metal guard to prevent shuttles from shooting off textile looms and injuring workers. With charming pen-and-ink and watercolor illustrations, this charming book introduces readers to one of the most prolific female inventors. Full color.

Marvelous Mattie: How Margaret E. Knight Became an Inventor 2010, Farrar Straus Giroux, New York

ISBN-13: 9780374348106