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Eureka!, poems about inventors, Joyce Sidman ; illustrated by K. Bennett Chavez

Label
Eureka!, poems about inventors, Joyce Sidman ; illustrated by K. Bennett Chavez
Language
eng
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
Eureka!
Oclc number
44876898
Responsibility statement
Joyce Sidman ; illustrated by K. Bennett Chavez
Sub title
poems about inventors
Summary
Contains a collection of poems about the inventors whose inventions made our lives easier
Table Of Contents
Tapestry of the past: Prehistory, discovery of clay -- Evening among peach blossoms, invention of paper by Ts'ai Lun -- Winged words, Johann Gutenberg's printing press -- Wizard, Leonardo da Vinci -- Age of invention: Those fabulous Frenchmen, French balloonists in the 1700s -- Food of the gods, first chocolate bar -- Ode to Spode, invention of the dishwasher -- There is a craving, Dr. Sara J. Baker, champion of children's health -- Real McCoy, invention of the self-lubricated engine -- Light interlude: Do ya know 'em?, inventors whose names have become synonymous with their inventions -- Dawn of the modern age: Light-ah! the light, Marie Curie -- Length of pink ribbon, invention of the bra -- Cockleburs, invention of Velcro -- Walt tells it like it is, invention of the Frisbee -- This is my life, Nobel Prize-winning scientist Barbara McClintock -- Enquire within, invention of the World Wide Web
Target audience
pre adolescent
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