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Puffin Books #ad - Discover the extraordinary stories behind everyday things! did you know that the ice cream sundae was invented because of a law forbidding the sale of ice cream on Sundays? Or that the first motorcycle was really just a tricycle with a motor? Would you believe that Mickey Mouse started out as a rabbit? Arranged in alphabetical order with anecdotal, fun-to-read text, this fascinating book is packed with the stories behind these and over 100 more inventions.

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Mistakes That Worked: 40 Familiar Inventions & How They Came to Be

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Delacorte Books for Young Readers #ad - In fact, dozens of products and everyday items had surprisingly haphazard beginnings. Popsicles, velcro, silly Putty, potato chips, and many other familiar things have fascinating stories behind them. Readers will be surprised and inspired! Great product! Mistakes that worked offers forty of these unusual tales, along with hilarious cartoons and weird and amazing facts.

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Everything Inventions TIME for Kids Book of WHAT

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Time For Kids #ad - Time for Kids Books. Colorful graphics, spectacular photos and clear, engaging diagrams will help answer questions such as: What are some inventions made by kids? what is Kevlar? What is a geodesic dome? TIME For Kids The Book of What: Everything Inventions is a must-have book to satisfy the most curious of kids.

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Toys!: Amazing Stories Behind Some Great Inventions

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Square Fish #ad - There's a good reason for this. It started out as a product for cleaning wallpaper. Have you ever wondered who invented Lego, Mr. Time for Kids Books. Great product! A fresh, intriguing look at the stories behind great toy inventions, by Don Wulffson and illustrated by Laurie Keller. Originally, Play-Doh only came in white.

Toys!: Amazing Stories Behind Some Great Inventions #ad - Square Fish. Potato head, or toy trains? In Toys! are the fascinating stories behind these toy inventions and many others. You see, play-Doh didn't start out as a toy. Learn why the see-saw was popular with the romans, how the Slinky was used during the Vietnam War, and the reason Raggedy Ann has a red heart on her chest that says "I love you.

From dolls and checkers to pinball and the modern video game, there's a wide selection here for boys and girls alike. With humor and wit, this intriguing book serves up slices of cultural history that will inspire young readers to start thinking up their own toy inventions.

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50 American Heroes Every Kid Should Meet 2nd Revised Edition

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Millbrook Press #ad - Time for Kids Books. The remarkable stories of fifty inspiring Americans are highlighted, from Jane Addams to Louis Zamperini. Square Fish. Revised in 2016 by the original authors to include ten new heroes, the book includes up-to-date websites and booklists. Heroes come in all ages, and colors, sizes, and 50 American Heroes Every Kid Should Meet 2nd Revised Edition introduces readers to a diverse cast of great Americans.

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An Illustrated Timeline of Inventions and Inventors Visual Timelines in History

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Picture Window Books #ad - Pick a point and start exploring! Great product! . Millbrook. Time for Kids Books. Who invented what, from the telephone to the space shuttle, and when did they do it? From the ancient Egyptians to Thomas Edison, this book length timeline is packed with inventions and inventors. Square Fish.

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Boys Who Rocked the World: Heroes from King Tut to Bruce Lee

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Aladdin/Beyond Words #ad - Millbrook. Square Fish. Personal aspirations from today’s young men are interspersed throughout the book, the youngest person to climb the Seven Summits, and Alec Loorz, which also includes profiles of teenagers who are rocking the world right now—boys like John Collinson, who founded the nonprofit organization Kids vs.

Meet young men with grand goals in these profiles of forty-six movers and shakers who made their mark before they turned twenty. This engaging and thought-provoking collection of influential stories provides forty-six illustrated examples of strong, independent male role models, all of whom first impacted the world as teenagers or younger.

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National Geographic Kids Chapters: Dog Finds Lost Dolphins: And More True Stories of Amazing Animal Heroes NGK Chapters

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National Geographic Children's Books #ad - This and two more amazing stories are so engaging, readers will never want to put the book down! Great product! The first in a line of animal Rescues chapter books, Dog Finds Lost Dolphins is a tale you'll not soon forget. She's the only dog certified to sniff out stranded dolphins. Beyond Words Publishing.

Cloud can sniff out a dolphin over a mile off the coast of the Florida Keys. Time for Kids Books. Square Fish. Millbrook. In this charming and awe-inspiring story you'll meet Cloud, the black lab with a nose for rescue. National Geographic Children s Books. She has even become friends with them, waiting on the dock for them to pop up and give her a kiss.

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Case Closed?: Nine Mysteries Unlocked by Modern Science

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Kids Can Press #ad - Beyond Words Publishing. Accompanied by photos, diagrams and illustrations, this book reveals how modern science sheds new light on people, maps, vessels and entire civilizations throughout history that simply vanished. Egypt's first female pharaoh disappears around 1457 BCE - was she murdered? Find out how DNA closes the case.

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Mistakes That Worked: The World's Familiar Inventions and How They Came to Be

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Delacorte Books for Young Readers #ad - A splendid book that is as informative as it is entertaining. Time for Kids Books. Do you know how many things in your daily life were invented by accident?   SANDWICHES came about when an English earl was too busy gambling to eat his meal and needed to keep one hand free. Coca-cola, and x rays have fascinating stories behind them too! Their unusual tales, and many more, amazing facts, along with hilarious cartoons and weird, Silly Putty, make up this fun-filled book about everyday items that had surprisingly haphazard beginnings.

National Geographic Children s Books. Potato chips were first cooked by a chef who was furious when a customer complained that his fried potatoes weren’t thin enough. A gem. Booklist, Starred  Great product! . Millbrook. Delacorte Books for Young Readers. Square Fish. Beyond Words Publishing.

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Girls Think of Everything: Stories of Ingenious Inventions by Women

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HMH Books for Young Readers #ad - Their creations are some of the most enduring the windshield wiper and best loved the chocolate chip cookie. National Geographic Children s Books. Sherman, grace murray Hopper, Ann Moore, Margaret E. Knight, jeanne Lee Crews, and Valerie L. Time for Kids Books. In kitchens and living rooms, in garages and labs and basements, even in converted chicken coops, women and girls have invented ingenious innovations that have made our lives simpler and better.

Beyond Words Publishing. Illustrated in vibrant collage by Caldecott Honor artist Melissa Sweet. Square Fish. What inspired these women, stephanie kwolek, mary Anderson, Bette Nesmith Graham, and just how did they turn their ideas into realities? Features women inventors Ruth Wakefield, Patsy O. Thomas, as well as young inventors ten-year-old Becky Schroeder and eleven-year-old Alexia Abernathy.

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