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Julius, Jessica

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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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Summary: While raising the ruins of a long-buried Chinese kingdom, billionaire inventor Tony Stark digs up far more than he bargained for. He unleashes an age-old prophecy that foretells the resurrection of the Mandarin, the emperor of China's darkest and most violent dynasty. In order to confront destructive forces, Tony creates an armored suit infused with high-tech weaponry.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE IRO

Dershewitz, Laura

Summary: "Like most of us, Frances Gabe detested housework -- she found cleaning a "nerve-twangling bore". Unlike most of us, she invented a contraption to free herself from this tedious task forever: a self-cleaning house! Gabe's wacky, wonderful home included almost 70 new patented inventions, from a soap-spraying sprinkler in the ceiling to a kitchen cabinet that washed, dried, and stored dishes all...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Innovation Press 2019

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

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: Discusses the life of Alexander Graham Bell, the inventor of the telephone, an invention that changed the world.

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 BEL

Summary: Brilliant but befuddled Professor Phillip Brainard is on the brink of inventing a revolutionary energy source and missing his wedding for the third time! He develops a miraculous elastic goo flubber that enables anything it's applied to, to bounce super high and fast.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Home Video 1998

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Summary: One of the wackiest and zaniest comedians of all time takes center stage in three of his best films ever.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2007

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY STE

Barton, Chris

Summary: A cool idea with a big splash. You know the Super Soaker. It’s one of top twenty toys of all time. And it was invented entirely by accident. Trying to create a new cooling system for refrigerators and air conditioners, impressive inventor Lonnie Johnson instead created the mechanics for the iconic toy. A love for rockets, robots, inventions, and a mind for creativity began early in Lonnie...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2020

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Colson, Rob

Summary: "Robotics, the Internet, and computers are some of the most signifcant technology breakthroughs of the last hundred years. This book identifies the pioneers of technology and how their innovations have revolutionized our world. Readers will enjoy reading the stories behind each historic invention as well as the mini bios of the technology "STEM-gineers" who made them. Experiments and research...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Publishing Company 2019

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 621.3092 COL

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BASKET JOBS

Blakemore, Megan Frazer

Summary: Frankie does not believe in leprechauns, but her best friend, Maya, claims that there is one living in her backyard; so Frankie builds a leprechaun trap to prove her point--but soon begins to doubt the validity of her own experiment.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing 2020

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED BLA

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

Higginson, Sheila Sweeny

Summary: Have you ever wondered what you could do to change the world? Find out how kids are helping the environment, inventing incredible medical devices, aiding the homeless, designing apps so other kids won't ever have to eat alone in the cafeteria, and more! Learn all about what they've come up with and how their ideas are changing lives in this story of four amazing kids everyone should meet!...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Spotlight, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JBR RED HIG

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

Davis, Lynn

Summary: Presents the story of how an eccentric young artist became the inventor of the first telegraph system.

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 MOR

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

Davis, Lynn

Summary: "The Wright Brothers are famous for their role in the history of flight! Kids can read this book to find out more about the Wright Brothers and how they flew the first airplane. They will learn how the Wright Brothers started a bicycle shop first and how their first flight at Kitty Hawk went"--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 920 DAV

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

Shulman, Mark

Summary: "Benjamin Franklin has been called one of the most accomplished and influential Americans in history, and his role in shaping the United States has had a lasting impact that is still felt today. Franklin's research into topics as varied as electricity, meteorology, demography, and oceanography were as wide-ranging and important as his travels, which took him across the globe as a diplomat."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Portable Press, an imprint of Printers Row Publishing Group 2020

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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

Summary: Who was? series offers a detailed account of a famous figure's life.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2016

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Mara, Wil.

Summary: Founding Father Benjamin Franklin is one of the most extraordinary human beings to have ever lived. One of Americas greatest statesman, Franklin was also a scientist, an inventor, and a printera man who always worked to make life better for his fellow citizens. The well-organized chapters help students identify key details while the photographs, timelines and other text features encourage...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, An Imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

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