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Fact and fiction of American invention  Cover Image Book Book

Fact and fiction of American invention / by Tammy Gagne ; content consultant Paul Israel, PhD, Research Professor and Director of the Thomas A. Edison Papers Project, Rutgers University.

Gagne, Tammy, (author.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781532195099
  • ISBN: 1532195095
  • Physical Description: 48 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Abdo Publishing, [2022]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 47) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Who thought of it first? -- Taking all the credit -- Bright ideas -- Going places -- Overlooked -- Important dates.
Summary, etc.:
The telephone, the lightbulb, and the airplane are all inventions have changed the world for the better. But many popular stories about the creation of American inventions have gotten some facts wrong and left out others altogether. Fact and Fiction of American Invention dives into the myths about inventors and their inventions and brings the truth to light. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index.
Target Audience Note:
830L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 5.3 1 512846.
Subject: Inventions > United States > Juvenile literature.
Inventors > United States > Juvenile literature.
Truthfulness and falsehood > Juvenile literature.
Inventions > Juvenile literature.
Inventors > Juvenile literature.
United States > Juvenile literature.

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