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An Engineer Like Me

Author: Dr Shini SomaraIllustrator: Nadja Sarell

Zara’s gran is an engineer who designs aeroplanes. She shows Zara how often she encounters engineered items as they use escalators and lifts, and walk past a construction site. She introduces notable engineers, such as Fazlur Rahman Khan. Includes activities for problem solving using engineering.

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  • Own Voice
  • South Asian representation
  • Diverse cast
  • Challenges gender stereotypes
  • Female lead