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Amanda, Toy Engineer (The Look Up Series #1)

60 page narrative nonfiction middle grade biography 


Meet Amanda, a mechanical engineer and marathon runner who makes the impossible possible every day. As a kid, Amanda liked both science and art—but most of all, she loved solving problems.


In this 60 page nonfiction book, kids ages 8 to 12 will...


  • learn how engineers like Amanda tackle problems that have never been solved before—and how you can start thinking like an engineer!
  • find out how Amanda turns an idea into a toy then sketch your very own toy idea within the pages of this book.
  • discover how kids around the world play with toys and how scientists study play.

Amanda, Toy Engineer (The Look Up Series #1)

  • The Look Up Series is a nonfiction biography series inviting 8 to 12-year-old girls into the world of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math while celebrating diverse female role models in S.T.E.A.M. careers today.

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