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Julius, Jessica

Summary: When Oaken invites his entire family for a Creators Contest, he cannot think of something new to invent, until a trip into the forest at night gives him inspiration.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2016

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Patterson, James

Summary: "Robots on strike! Sammy's underappreciated mechanical helpers cause chaos in the house! It's up to Sammy and his disabled sister Maddie to keep the peace until his inventor mom reveals her secret project ... and why it was worth the wait"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC PAT

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION PAT

Weiner, Ellis.

Summary: Abigail and John, the Templeton twins, and their dog Cassie, foil a pair of inept kidnappers intent on stealing one of their father's newest inventions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC WEI

Harper, Charise Mericle.

Summary: Superhero Veggieman, better known as Wedgieman, faces off against Bad Dude, an inventor whose Make-Things-Disappear Machine causes trouble on the playground.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2013

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE HAR

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE HAR

Zub, Jim

Summary: A steampunk fantasy story exploring the origin of the inventor known as Dreamfinder, and how one little spark of inspiration created a dragon called Figment. Based on the Epcot attraction Journey Into Imagination.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 ZUB

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J FIC ZUB

Scieszka, Jon

Summary: "Frank Einstein (kid-genius scientist and inventor) and his best friend, Watson, along with intelligent robots Klink and Klank once again find themselves in competition with T. Edison, their classmate and archrival--this time in the quest to unlock the power behind the science of energy"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC SCI

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC SCI

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION SCI

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1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Scieszka 2015

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC SCI

Scieszka, Jon.

Summary: "Frank Einstein (kid-genius, scientist, and inventor) and his best friend Watson, along with Klink (a self-assembled artificial-intelligence entity), and Klank (a mostly self-assembled and artificial almost intelligence entity), once again find themselves in competition with T. Edison, their classmate and archrival--this time in the quest to unlock the power behind the science of the human body"--

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD SCI

Stilton, Geronimo

Summary: When an evil professor begins threatening New Mouse City with terrible inventions, Geronimo Stilton is enlisted by local authorities to embark on a top-secret mission to outer space to thwart a nefarious plot.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic, Inc. 2013

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Scieszka, Jon

Summary: "Frank Einstein (kid-genius, scientist, and inventor) and his best friend Watson, along with Klink (a self-assembled artificial-intelligence entity), and Klank (a mostly self-assembled and artificial almost intelligence entity), once again find themselves in competition with T. Edison, their classmate and archrival--this time in the quest to unlock the power behind the science of the human...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2015

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC SCI

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION SCI

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1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Scieszka 2015

Scieszka, Jon

Summary: Boy genius Frank Einstein finds himself in competition with his classmate and archrival T. Edison and his sign-language-speaking sidekick, Mr. Chimp, over Frank's newest invention: the EvoBlaster Belt.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC SCI

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC SCI

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1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Scieszka 2016

Fradkin, Barbara Fraser

Summary: When handyman Cedric O'Toole is set up to take the fall for a murder he didn't commit, he will need all his inventive powers to save himself.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Raven Books 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FRA

Zub, Jim

Summary: A steampunk fantasy story exploring the origin of the inventor known as Dreamfinder, and how one little spark of inspiration created a dragon called Figment. Based on the Epcot attraction Journey Into Imagination.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 ZUB

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J FIC ZUB

Sosna-Spear, Quinn

Summary: Against the wishes of his mortician mother, Hadorah, twelve-year-old Walter and classmate Cordelia take a hearse on a road trip to meet legendary inventor Flasterhorn, who once mentored Walter's long-dead father.--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC SOS

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC SPE[Fic]

Scieszka, Jon

Summary: Boy genius and inventor Frank Einstein and his robot pals Klink (intelligent) and Klank (sort-of intelligent) study the science of ecology and conservation as they try to stop classmate and archrival T. Edison and his loggers from destroying the Midville Forest Preserve.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books, an imprint of Abrams 2017

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC SCI

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC SCI

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION SCI

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Series Scieszka 2017

Zub, Jim

Summary: A steampunk fantasy story exploring the origin of the inventor known as Dreamfinder, and how one little spark of inspiration created a dragon called Figment. Based on the Epcot attraction Journey Into Imagination.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 ZUB

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J FIC ZUB

Zub, Jim

Summary: A steampunk fantasy story exploring the origin of the inventor known as Dreamfinder, and how one little spark of inspiration created a dragon called Figment. Based on the Epcot attraction Journey Into Imagination.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 ZUB

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J FIC ZUB

Fleming, Candace.

Summary: In the summer of 1851, with encouragement and ideas provided by his family, an inventor builds a working submarine and takes his family for a ride. Includes notes about Lodner Phillips, the real inventor on whom the story is based.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret Ferguson Books 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FLE

Scieszka, Jon

Summary: More clever science experiments, funny jokes, and robot hijinks await readers in book five of the New York Times bestselling Frank Einstein chapter book series from the mad scientist team of Jon Scieszka and Brian Biggs. The perfect combination to engage and entertain readers, the series features real science facts with adventure and humor, making these books ideal for STEM education. This...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD SCI

Zub, Jim

Summary: A steampunk fantasy story exploring the origin of the inventor known as Dreamfinder, and how one little spark of inspiration created a dragon called Figment. Based on the Epcot attraction Journey Into Imagination.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 ZUB

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J FIC ZUB

Weiner, Ellis.

Summary: Professor Templeton has been hired by the Thespian Academy of the Performing Arts and Sciences to invent something, anything, important (and profitable) but the thirteen-year-old twins, Abigail and John, are suspicious and determined to investigate.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC WEI

Jones, Pip

Summary: Izzy Gizmo loves to invent but gets frustrated when her inventions fail to work properly, so when she finds a crow with a broken wing her grandfather urges her to persist until she finds a way to help.--Provided by Publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Peachtree 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE JON

Nesb�, Jo

Summary: New friends Nilly and Lisa help eccentric professor Doctor Proctor to develop his latest invention, a powder that makes one fart, making them very popular at school, but someone is planning to steal the industrial-strength formula for evil purposes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2010

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION NES

Breen, Steve

Summary: "Young Violet's only friend is her dog, Orville, until one of her homemade flying machines takes her to the rescue of a Boy Scout troop in trouble."--Title page verso.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BRE

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Breen 2008

James, Eloisa

Summary: Highly sought for her premiere governesses, witty and elusive Eugenia Snowe clashes with brilliant inventor Ward Reeve, who resorts to everything including kidnapping to claim her heart.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLuxe, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC JAM