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Ellie Engineer: In the Spotlight - cover

Ellie Engineer: In the Spotlight

Jackson Pearce

Publisher: Bloomsbury Children's Books

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Summary

Ellie the Engineer is back in a third charming, hilarious, illustrated story filled with creative, STEM-powered fun! 
 
"Look out, Junie B. Jones! Ellie the engineer is thinking, making, creating, and showing enthusiasm and brilliance with her creations!" - School Library Connection on Ellie, Engineer 
 
Ellie enters a pageant with her best friend Kit, which means lots of glitter, hairspray, and chances to make new friends. After all, Ellie has lots of engineering ideas to help the other girls with their talents, like building a light-up skateboard ramp for Kit!  
 
But one contestant, Kit's not-so-nice pageant rival Melody, makes fun of Ellie's tool belt and thinks engineering is messy. And when Melody's rabbit--part of her magic act--goes missing, Ellie knows that she can build a contraption to catch him. But Melody's comments have made Ellie start to doubt herself--what if a pageant isn't a place for engineering? 
 
With Ellie's designs and sketches throughout, and her fun guide to electricity and circuits in the back, the continuation of this delightful series  will leave young readers laughing and inspired to create.

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