Brainstorm! : The Stories Of Twenty American Kid Inventors

Brainstorm! : The Stories Of Twenty American Kid Inventors

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Baker & Taylor
The stories of twenty ingenious young Americans who have filed patents with the U.S. Patent Office include Chester Greenwood, who invented ear muffs, and Vanessa Hess, who created colored car wax

McMillan Palgrave
Black-and-white pictures by Richard Loehle.
Also illustrated with black-and-white photographs

Here are the stories of twenty ingenious young American inventors, including the creator of ear muffs; the originator of water-skiing; the developer of colored car wax; and the inventor of the Popsicle. "A concluding section gives good, specific advice for young inventors (and their teachers)."-Booklist

Here are some of the incredible kid inventions you can read about in Brainstorm!

Earmuffs (1873)
Colored car wax (1991)
Electronic television (1927)
The Popsicle (1905)
Flippers and swimming paddles (1718)
The Atomic Simulator (1977)
A tack-making machine (1806)
The resealable cereal box (1946)


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The stories of twenty ingenious young Americans who have filed patents with the United States Patent Office include Chester Greenwood who invented ear muffs, Ralph Samuelson, originator of water-skiing, and Vanessa Hess who created colored car wax.

Publisher: New York Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1995
ISBN: 9780374309442
0374309442
Characteristics: 148p. : ill

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