Search
Type
Format
Sort
Location

Murphy, Glenn.

Summary: A brief history of mankind's greatest inventions, from the first firemaking implements to the Internet.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2009

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 600 Murphy 2009

Grandin, Temple

Summary: Explores how to experiment and how to think about science, encouraging readers to create things by using their imaginations.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Puffin Books 2019

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 507.8 GRA

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 507.8 GRA

Holzweiss, Kristina

Summary: "Introduces the reader to big machines."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, An Imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 507.8 HOL

Brennan, Shawn

Summary: "Introduction to inventions people use every day using simple text, illustrations, and photos. Features include puzzles and games, fun facts, a resource list, and an index"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book, Inc. 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 600 BRE

Williams, Marcia

Summary: Learn about inventors and their amazing inventions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2005

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 609.222 Williams

Graham, Ian

Summary: Explores some of today's most impressive technological innovations and how they are shaping the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing, a division of Penguin Random House LLC 2016

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

Enz, Tammy

Summary: "Explores the real-world science and engineering connections to the features of Batman's Batsuit, Utility Belt, road vehicles, and aircraft"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Young Readers 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 600 ENZ

Bendick, Jeanne.

Summary: Describes the development of the automobile and some of the inventions that have made it a popular mode of transportation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Millbrook Press 1992

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.2 BEN

Zuchora-Walske, Christine

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Self-driving cars are a Modern Engineering Marvel! In this engaging title, readers will explore the history of cars from early steam-powered wagons to toady's luxury sedans. The father of Self-Driving Cars, Sebastian Thrun, is featured, and a colorful infographic shows how a Google Car works. Readers will learn about advancements in computer technology that made cars more automated and how car...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Checkerboard Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.2 ZUC

Banting, Erinn.

Summary: While Alexander Graham Bell won the race to patent the telephone, he was only one among many inventors who explored instant voice communication. This fascinating book describes the evolution of the telephone from the invention of the telegraph by Marconi to the modern day cell phones that have become a popular part of our everyday life. It also takes a close up look at how the telephone works,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Pub. Co. 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 621.3 BAN

Lovett, Amber

Summary: "With LittleBits, you can build your own electronic devices using modules that snap together easily with magnets. With this book, students learn the art of innovation through detailed explanations and hands-on activities built to foster creativity and problem solving. Fun, engaging text introduces readers to new ideas and builds on maker-related concepts they may already know. Additional tools,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cherry Lake Publishing 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 621 LOV

Bender, Lionel.

Summary: Photographs and text explore such inventions as the wheel, gears, levers, clocks, telephones, and rocket engines.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 1991

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 609 BEN

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 609 BEN

Zuchora-Walske, Christine

Summary: Bionic eyes are a Modern Engineering Marvel! In this engaging title, readers will explore the history of bionic eyes from early attempts to use electricity to aid vision to the development of computer chips that led to eye and brain implants. Mark Humayun and his development of the bionic eye implant is featured, and colorful infographics show eye anatomy and how implants work. See the future...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Checkerboard Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 660.6 ZUC

Ng, Sandy

Summary: "Makey Makey is a kit that helps you turn everyday objects into touchpads that control your computer's keyboard. With this book, students learn the art of innovation through detailed explanations and hands-on activities built to foster creativity and problem solving. Fun, engaging text introduces readers to new ideas and builds on maker-related concepts they may already know. Additional tools,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cherry Lake Publishing 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 006 NG

Anderson, Maxine.

Summary: Hands on activities enhance this introduction to the inventions of Leonardo da Vinci.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nomad Press 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 620 AND

Ringstad, Arnold.

Summary: This book presents astonishing facts about inventions, from inventions that fasten your clothes to those that store millions of megabytes of data.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Childs World 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J608 RIN

Brewer, Duncan

Summary: Collects one hundred facts about inventions, describing inventors and inventions that have improved aspects of warfare, agriculture, and life for man since the Stone Age. Includes illustrations, cartoons, quizzes, and activities.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mason Crest Publishers 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 600 BRE

Caney, Steven.

Summary: A project book for the would-be inventor with activities, a list of "contraptions" in need of invention, and the stories behind thirty-six existing inventions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Workman Publishing 1985

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 608 CAN

Guglielmo, Amy

Summary: Presents the story of Grandins "squeeze machine," describing her childhood love of building and design, as well as her sensitivities.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

St. George, Judith

Summary: Presents some of the characteristics of inventors by describing the inventions of people such as Alexander Graham Bell, Thomas Edison, and Eli Whitney.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2002

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 609 STG

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J608.7 STG

Colson, Mary

Summary: "This title teaches readers how to stop dreaming about becoming an inventor--and take steps to make their dreams come true! Helpful tips for finding inspiration, keeping an ideas journal and always thinking about how to improve things will help your reader inventing in no time! An activity at the end of the book encourages readers to invent their own board game and test it out."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Raintree 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 600 COL

Schneider, Christa

Summary: Makerspaces are places designed to inspire creativity and collaboration. In Move It! Projects You Can Drive, Fly, and Roll, kids will make a mini helicopter fly from a circuit-controlled helipad, build a motorized LEGO car, and more! Colorful step-by-step photos bring each project to life. Techniques and tips help troubleshoot and use the materials within the makerspace.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Checkerboard Library 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 608 SCH

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 608 SCH

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 608 Set Schneider 2018

Jones, Charlotte Foltz

Summary: "Do you know how many things in your daily life were invented by accident? SANDWICHES came about when an English earl was too busy gambling to eat his meal and needed to keep one hand free. POTATO CHIPS were first cooked by a chef who was furious when a customer complained that his fried potatoes weren't thin enough. Coca-Cola, Silly Putty, and X rays have fascinating stories behind them too!...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Consider This, Call number: J 609 JON

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Consider This, Call number: J 609 JON

Schonberg, Marcia.

Summary: "An A to Z introduction to modern inventions such as computers, microwave, umbrella, zipper and many more. Each invention is introduced with a poem and includes detailed-filled expository text"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2005

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 600 Schonberg