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Author Kennelly, Sean, author.

Title American ingenuity : stories of inventors that shaped a nation / written by Sean Kenelly.

Publication Info. Oakville, ON : Franklin, TN : Flowerpot Press, [2018]


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 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 609.73 KEN    Available
 PAS Central Library Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 609.73 KEN    Available
 PAS Santa Catalina Branch Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 609.73 KEN    Available
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Description 48 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm.
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Summary "Since the founding of the United States, Americans have been at the forefront of technology and innovation, creating thousands of impactful and incredible inventions. Learn about some of the people and technology that changed our world and some that we even use each and every day, including Benjamin Franklin's bifocals and Eli Whitney's cotton gin; revolutionary creations, like Grace Hopper's computer programming language and Alexander Graham Bell's telephone; and modern marvels, like Steve Jobs' Apple computer and Walt Disney's animated films. This exciting title is bursting with facts, descriptions, and photos that depict many of the creative Americans who have improved the world with their bright ideas." -- Back cover.
Contents The innovative American -- Early American inventions: Native American innovators -- Innovative colonists -- Inventions that shaped the nation -- Mothers of invention: female innovators -- An innovative heritage: African-American inventors -- Innovation on the move -- Sending a message -- Industrial revolutionaries -- Healthy advances -- Cooking up progress -- The innovation of comfort -- Above and beyond -- A sporting chance -- Wearing it well: clothing innovations -- Digital visionaries -- Playtime! -- Entertaining ideas -- Young innovators.
Subject Inventors -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Creative ability -- United States -- Case studies -- Juvenile literature.
Inventions -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 9781486713998 (paperback)
1486713998 (paperback)
9781544409887 (FollettBound)
1544409885 (FollettBound)

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