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What's the Big Idea?: Inventions That Changed Life on Earth Forever

Helaine Becker, Steve Attoe - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2009 - 96 pages
Examines major inventions which had an impact on the world and can be credited to known inventors, from the printing press to the World Wide Web.
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So you want to be an inventor?

Judith St. George - Children as inventors - 2003 - 53 pages
Presents some of the characteristics of inventors by describing the inventions of people such as Alexander Graham Bell, Thomas Edison, and Eli Whitney.
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Bender, Lionel - Inventions - 1991 - 63 pages
Photographs and text explore such inventions as the wheel, gears, levers, clocks, telephones, and rocket engines.
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Serendipity: Accidental Discoveries in Science

Royston M. Roberts - Science - 1989 - 288 pages
Many of the things discovered by accident are important in our everyday lives: Teflon, Velcro, nylon, x-rays, penicillin, safety glass, sugar substitutes, and polyethylene and ...
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Whose Bright Idea was It? : True Stories of Invention

Larry Verstraete - Inventions - 1997 - 153 pages
Hundreds of true stories of invention, some the results of determination, some inspired by strange circumstancesand many that happen entirely by accident!
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The Top Ten Inventions That Changed the World

Chris Oxlade - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2009 - 32 pages
Describes ten of the most important inventions that changed the world with vibrant illustrations and detailed descriptions.
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Six Sandy Sheep

Judy Enderle - Juvenile Fiction - 1997 - 24 pages
Six sheep go to the beach one summer day, where one by one they become involved in typical seaside activities
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