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Author Jeffrey, Laura S.

Title Amazing American inventors of the 20th century / Laura S. Jeffrey.

Publication Info. Berkeley Heights, NJ : Enslow Publishers, Inc., [2013]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 920 JEF    Available
 PAS Hastings Branch Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 920 JEF    Available
 PAS La Pintoresca Branch Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 920 JEF    Available
Description 112 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Inspiring collective biographies
Inspiring collective biographies.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 108-109) and index.
Contents William Lear: inventor of the impossible -- Philo Farnsworth: the father of television -- Beatrice Kenner: making life easier -- Gertrude Belle Elion: a life saver -- Gordon Gould: receiving his due -- Charles Ginsburg: a team leader -- Robert Shurney: a struggle for success -- Jack Kilby: the might of a tiny chip -- Stephanie Kwolek: strong as Kevlar -- Lonnie Johnson: ready, aim, soak!
Summary "Learn about these amazing inventors of the 20th century: William Lear, Philo Farnsworth, Beatrice Kenner, Gertrude Belle Elion, Gordon Gould, Charles Ginsburg, Robert Shurney, Jack Kilby, Stephanie Kwolek and Lonnie Johnson"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Inventors -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Inventors -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Inventors -- United States -- Biography.
Inventors -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 9780766041622
9781464402456 (pbk.)
1464402450 (pbk.)

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