Ada Twist, Scientist
Parents need to know that Ada Twist, Scientist is by Andrea Beaty and David Roberts(Rosie Revere, Engineer), who've hit on a winning formula in their series of books about kids with serious professional ambitions. The message of this one, about a girl of color who's a budding scientist, is delivered in lively rhyme, and the pictures of irrepressible Ada with her ballooning pom-pom hair suiting up in goggles to single-mindedly conduct her experiments speak volumes. Want to encourage your daughter in her STEM interests? You couldn't do better than this book.