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Latta, Sara L.

Summary: "Read about George Ferris, and how he invented the ferris wheel"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Elementary 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 FER

Acevedo, Sylvia

Summary: "The inspiring memoir for young readers about a Latina rocket scientist whose early life was transformed by joining the Girl Scouts and who currently serves as CEO of the Girl Scouts of the USA."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018

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Davis, Lynn

Summary: "Thomas Edison was an inventor who changed everything! One of his most famous inventions was the phonograph. It was the first machine to record and play sounds. Read this book to find out how he did it. Then check out the rest of the Amazing Inventors & Innovators series to learn about other great minds,"--page [4] of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Super Sandcastle/ an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2016

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Davis, Lynn

Summary: "The car changed travel forever. Henry Ford started a car-making revolution. Kids can read this book to find out how Ford transformed America with his cars. They will learn how many cars Ford made before the Model T Ford"--Publisher's website.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Super Sandcastle, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 FOR

Pollack, Pam.

Summary: Examines the life and accomplishments of computer industry pioneer Steve Jobs, a founder of Apple Computer, Inc.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2012

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BASKET JOBS

Mattern, Joanne

Summary: A simple biography of computer industry pioneer Steve Jobs, a founder of Apple Computer, Inc.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 JOB

Hunter, Nick.

Summary: Describes the life and career of Steve Jobs, from his early life and his development of the first Apple computer to his accomplishments with the computer company and how he has helped shape the modern world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heinemann Library 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 JOB

Summary: "Nikola Tesla has come to be seen by many as a tragic figure, a visionary engineer who died impoverished and largely forgotten--eclipsed by names such as Edison and Marconi. A tireless inventor who registered numerous patents and developed many working prototypes, Tesla would become most famous for his dazzling demonstrations. Audiences flocked to see him send thousands of volts of electricity...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV TES

Beaty, Andrea.

Summary: A young aspiring engineer must first conquer her fear of failure.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E BEA

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE BEA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE BEA

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FIC BEA

Cassutt, Michael

Summary: "One of the most elusive and controversial figures in NASA's history, George W.S. Abbey was called "the Dark Lord," "the Godfather," and "UNO" (unidentified NASA official) by those within NASA. He was said to be secretive, despotic, a Space Age Machiavelli. Yet Abbey had more influence on human spaceflight than almost anyone in history. From young pilot and wannabe astronaut to engineer,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 921 ABBEY, GEORGE CAS

Davis, Kathryn

Summary: Examines how the engineer George Ferris invented and constructed the amusement park ride that bears his name for the 1893 Chicago World's Fair.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 791 DAV

Frith, Margaret.

Summary: An introduction to the life and accomplishments of Thomas Edison, America's most famous inventor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2005

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BASKET EDISON

Summary: Richard and the guys struggle to find a backer as they face legal and financial woes. Meanwhile, an old enemy pays Richard a visit. Gavin's interference causes Pied Piper to struggle with securing their expansion. The verdict on Pied Piper's fate coincides with a startling real-life drama that makes their livestream immensely popular, and emotions run high as the gang tries to keep the company...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Video 2016

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV SIL

Carson, Mary Kay.

Summary: Profiles the life of the inventor of video games, discussing how he came up with the idea and early games he invented.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Elementary 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 BAE

Isaacson, Walter.

Summary: Based on more than forty interviews with Jobs conducted over two years, as well as interviews with more than a hundred family members, friends, adversaries, competitors, and colleagues, the author has written a riveting story of the roller-coaster life and searingly intense personality of a creative entrepreneur whose passion for perfection and ferocious drive revolutionized six industries:...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2011

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD B JOBS

Otfinoski, Steven

Summary: "Learn about the history of high-speed rail travel and find out what it takes to make it in this exciting career field."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 385 OTF

Summary: With a new, no-nonsense CEO at Pied Piper, Richard and the guys must find a way to triumph in the war of Art vs. Commerce.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Box Office 2017

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV SIL

Summary: Jiro dreams of flying and designing beautiful airplanes, inspired by the famous Italian aeronautical designer Caproni. Nearsighted from a young age and unable to be a pilot, Jiro joins a major Japanese engineering company in 1927 and becomes one of the world's most innovative and accomplished airplane designers. Jiro meets and falls in love with Nahoko, and grows and cherishes his friendship...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Buena Vista Home Entertainment 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: DVD ANIME WIN

Alber, Christopher.

Summary: An introduction to the life and career of railroad engine driver Casey Jones.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cavendish Square Publishing 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 385.3 ALB

Becker, Helaine

Summary: Introduces the unconventional life and achievements of engineer and economist William Playfair and describes how his creative expressions in math and science became the visual bar graphs and pie charts of today's world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 519.5 BEC

Eddings, Lexi

Summary: It's hard to be the new girl in town, especially around the holidays. But when the town is Coldwater Cove, Oklahoma, there are plenty of folks willing to welcome you--and lovingly meddle in your life . . . High school English teacher Angie Holloway has been in this little Ozark hamlet for a few years, but she still feels like an outsider. And with no family of her own and single to boot, she's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2018

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2 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC EDD

Fankhouser, Kris

Summary: "A biography on the Serbian American inventor Nikola Tesla"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book, Inc. 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 TES

Higgins, C. A. (Caitlin A.)

Summary: "Serving aboard the Ananke, an experimental military spacecraft launched by the ruthless organization that rules Earth and its solar system, computer scientist Althea has established an intense emotional bond--not with any of her crewmates, but with the ship's electronic systems, which speak more deeply to her analytical mind than human feelings do. But when a pair of fugitive terrorists gain...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Del Rey 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HIG

Hoffman, Mark

Contents: Volunteer engineers -- The sinews of war -- Camp Owen -- South to Kentucky and Tennessee -- On to Corinth -- With Mitchel to the Tennessee -- Work and warfare along the Tennessee -- Into battle at Perryville -- Mutiny -- The fight at Lavergne -- Filling vacant ranks -- Forward to Murfreesboro -- Back across the Tennessee -- Holding Chattanooga for the Union -- Building the supply net --...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.7474 HOF