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So You Want to Be an Inventor?

AUTHOR St George, Judith
PUBLISHER Puffin Books (09/08/2005)
PRODUCT TYPE Paperback (Paperback)

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St. George and Small, the Caldecott Medal-winning team who created So You Want to Be President?, are back with another spirited and witty look at history-this time focusing on the inventors and inventions who have given us lightbulbs, automobiles, and all the other things that keep the world humming.
So You Want to Be an Inventor? features some of the world's best-known inventors-Thomas Edison, Benjamin Franklin, Eli Whitney-as well as lesser-known geniuses like Georges de Mestral (inventor of Velcro), Wilhelm Roentgen (inventor of X rays), and Hedy Lamarr (inventor of a system that became the basis for satellite communication-who knew?). Whether you're a dreamer or a loner, a copycat or a daredevil, this book might just inspire readers to invent something that could change the world
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ISBN-13: 9780142404607
ISBN-10: 0142404608
Binding: Paperback or Softback (Trade Paperback (Us))
Content Language: English
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Page Count: 53
Carton Quantity: 60
Product Dimensions: 8.98 x 0.16 x 11.26 inches
Weight: 0.56 pound(s)
Feature Codes: Price on Product, Ikids, Illustrated
Country of Origin: CN
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BISAC Categories
Technology & Engineering | Curiosities & Wonders
Technology & Engineering | Science & Nature - General (See Also Headings Under Animals
Technology & Engineering | History - Exploration & Discovery
Grade Level: 2nd Grade - 5th Grade
Accelerated Reader:
Reading Level: 4.9
Point Value: 0.5
Interest Level: Middle Grade
Guided Reading Level: Not Applicable
Dewey Decimal: 608
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This newest installment in the series that began with the Caldecott Medal-winning "So You Want to Be President?" looks at some of the world's most renowned--and some not so well-known--explorers. Full color.
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St. George and Small, the Caldecott Medal-winning team who created So You Want to Be President?, are back with another spirited and witty look at history-this time focusing on the inventors and inventions who have given us lightbulbs, automobiles, and all the other things that keep the world humming.
So You Want to Be an Inventor? features some of the world's best-known inventors-Thomas Edison, Benjamin Franklin, Eli Whitney-as well as lesser-known geniuses like Georges de Mestral (inventor of Velcro), Wilhelm Roentgen (inventor of X rays), and Hedy Lamarr (inventor of a system that became the basis for satellite communication-who knew?). Whether you're a dreamer or a loner, a copycat or a daredevil, this book might just inspire readers to invent something that could change the world
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Author: St George, Judith
Judith St. George has published dozens of successful nonfiction books for children, including the Caldecott Medal-winningSo You Want to Be President?and the historical Turning Point series, includingYou re On Your Way, Teddy Roosevelt;Stand Tall, Abe Lincoln; andTake the Lead, George Washington. You can visit her online at www.judithstgeorge.com.
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Illustrator: Small, David
David Small is the Caldecott Award winning illustrator of "So You Want to Be President?" by Judith St. George. He also received Caldecott Honors for "The Gardener" by Sarah Stewart and "One Cool Friend" by Toni Buzzeo. He s illustrated dozens of other award-winning books, including "That Book Woman" by Heather Henson and "The Underneath" by Kathi Appelt, and lives in Michigan with his wife, Sarah Stewart.
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