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Eliot, Hannah

Summary: Discusses the types of inventions that have been created, providing facts on such technologies as robots, 3-D movies, televisions, air travel, energy sources, telephones, and cameras.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Simon 2017

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

Drimmer, Stephanie Warren

Summary: Ever wonder how basketball got started? Why we have birthday cakes? And why some people use forks and some use chopsticks? Prepare to be amazed by the surprising backstories behind the things you use or do every day! From familiar foods to common clothing items to bizarre beauty regimens, this book covers all your burning questions: Who thought of that? Where did that come from? Why is that a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic Kids 2019

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Fontichiaro, Kristin

Summary: "At Maker Fests, makers of all kinds come together to show off their projects and share knowledge with the public. Through simple text written to foster creativity and problem solving, students will learn how to host their own Maker Fests. Large, colorfulimages show students how to complete activities. Additional tools, including a glossary and an index, help students learn new vocabulary and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cherry Lake Publishing 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 745.5 FON

Resler, Tamara J

Summary: Read along as we dissect, explore, and explain how things do what they do. Complete with exciting diagrams and illustrations, accessible explanations, trivia, and fun features, How Things Work: Inside Out explains cell phones, 3D printers, lava lamps, skyscrapers, and everything in between!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic Kids 2017

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Turvey, Peter.

Summary: Text and cut-away illustrations present a variety of common items and how they work.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Franklin Watts Books 1995

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

Guibert, Grace

Summary: Did you know that kids can be inventors? And that wild animals also invent? Or that lots of inventions were created by accident? The engaging, play-along format makes learning exciting!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book, Inc. 2018

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

Meister, Cari

Summary: Totally Amazing Facts About Outrageous Inventions is the perfect treat for kids with an appetite for "Did you know ... ?" More than 100 facts about everything from toothbrushes, airplanes, and flush toilets to animation, ice cream, and crayons are served up in photo-packed design sure to engage reluctant readers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2017

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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

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