alice jonesMaths-whizz Alice has already solved a mystery or two. Persuaded to investigate catalyst a scientist’s disappearance, she is soon entangled in her trickiest case yet: Dr Learner is reputed to have invented an invisibility suit, but is whacky science really to blame for his vanishing? A detective and mystery story, Alice Jones: the impossible clue, by Sarah Rubin, is one of the Young Adult novels which celebrate intelligent and curious girls, like also Kate Malone, the straight-A student protagonist in Catalyst, by Laurie Halse Anderson; she loves maths and science and dreams of getting into MIT…

More titles featuring STEM girls in the library collection can be found here, together with this Guardian article.


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