Ellie, Engineer by Jackson Pearce

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Ellie, Engineer Read Online Free - The hilarious and smart start of a series about a girl who loves to build—STEM-powered, creative fun for girls.

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?

Illustrated with Ellie’s sketches and plans, and including backmatter with how-tos, this is full of engineering fun!

Title : Ellie, Engineer
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ISBN : 1681195194
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 192 pages


Caitlin rated it ★★★★★

September 27, 2017

I am so in love with this book! I just adored Ellie and I am so glad that this is going to be a series. I love that Ellie, as a 3rd grader, has a tool belt and wears it over skirts! Love the message that both girls AND boys should be able to like whatever they want to. Girls being engineers, boys...

Carin rated it ★★★★★

January 15, 2018

What a great middle grade read! Ellie wants to be an engineer and in fact, already thinks she is one. She has her own tool belt, which she straps on over her skirt, and gets to work building things. Mostly she builds with her best friend, Kit, and they start off by building a giant slingshot to s...

Jen rated it ★★☆☆☆

December 22, 2017

Ellie is a STEM-oriented girl who loves to build things and self-identifies as an engineer. She loves finding out how things work by not only building but by taking things apart (which sometimes gets her into trouble).  There is typical age-appropriate friend drama included, and I liked how Ellie...

Ms. rated it ★★★☆☆

December 17, 2017

E ARC from Edelweiss Plus Ellie loves to build things, drawing up plans and using her impressive array of tools to create and build all manner of innovative projects. When her best friend Kit's birthday is approaching, and the friends overhear that Kit is getting Miss Penelope, a dog, Ellie sets o...

Vera rated it ★★★★☆

January 11, 2018

Girls will love reading about the interesting things in which Ellie and her friend Kit involve themselves. Most of it is pretty standard tween stuff but some of it is pretty much off the wall because Ellie is quite an unusual girl. She envisions solutions and those solutions are things she makes...

Burgandy rated it ★★★★★

February 19, 2018

This book is fun and a fast read for a young reader, maybe 3rd to 5th grade. The main character has an awesome tool belt and tree house and tackles projects with enthusiasm. I love Ellie's personality and the idea behind the book... that we can all be ourselves and do things that we like to do, o...

Emily rated it ★★★★★

August 03, 2017

Young Emily (whose dad built her a kid-sized tool bench) would have loved this book. Adult Emily (who recently brought her power drill to work to build a bookshelf) DID love this book! Ellie is now my inspiration, building clever projects from nothing, and bringing all the neighborhood kids (girl...

Stacie rated it ★★★★★

February 15, 2018

Ellie is a smart, young girl who likes "boy stuff" and "girl stuff". She likes to build and create things, play soccer, get dirty, wear pretty skirts (with her tool belt, of course), and have tea parties with her best friend, Kit. Ellie has a notebook where she keeps track of all her projects inc...

Rosemary rated it ★★★★☆

January 24, 2018

Ellie, Engineer, by Jackson Pearce, (Jan. 2018, Bloomsbury USA), $15.99, ISBN: 9781681195193 Recommended for readers 7-10 Ellie is a 9 year-old engineer: she can take darn near anything apart and make it something even cooler. Most of the time. When she sets out to make an amazing birthday gift for...

Sarah rated it ★★★★★

January 13, 2018

When the boys of the neighborhood exclude the girls from their soccer game, Ellie Engineer and her best friend Kit strike back by building an amazing water balloon launcher and soaking them all. The water balloon launcher is just one of the many engineering ideas that Ellie keeps in a notebook in...

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