barbie-techThe following editorial appeared in the Chicago Tribune on Saturday, Nov. 29:

Q:How many young women does it take to design and program a computer game?
A. None. Only boys know how to do that.

This, believe it or not, is the message to 4- and 5-year-old girls in the Barbie book, "I Can Be ... a Computer Engineer."

Written for beginning readers, the book tells the tale of a teen Barbie who is creating a computer game but crashes her laptop. She immediately gives up on the idea of solving the problem...

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