I Like Inventors!

Age Level: 5–8  Grade Level: K–3

These easy-to-read biographies of inventors explain how the idea of the particular invention came about, what it is, and how it is used today. Each title includes an activity to demonstrate or celebrate the science or technology behind the invention.

  • Simple and clear biography books for new readers
  • Bright, full-color photos
  • Contains an activity or craft in each book
  • Supports the Science curriculum
  • 9” x 7 ½”
  • 24pp.
  • Illus. with color photographs
  • Contains an activity, learn more, web sites, and an index
  • Spring 2012
  • Series Lexile: 540
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Who Fixed Babies' Hearts? Vivien Thomas

Who Fixed Babies' Hearts? Vivien Thomas

Sara L. Latta
A perfect biography for young readers, and a very inspiring story! Vivien Thomas worked hard to make a new way to help babies' hearts. Learn about his life and the surgery he invented. Make your own stethoscope, too...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3963-6
Binding: Library Ed.
List Price: $22.60
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Who Invented Basketball? James Naismith

Who Invented Basketball? James Naismith

Sara L. Latta
This book is a slam dunk for young readers! They may love to play basketball, but do they know who invented the game? Learn about James Naismith's life and the first basketball game ever played. Play a game that James Naismith played when he was a boy, too!..Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3965-0
Binding: Library Ed.
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Who Invented Home Video Games? Ralph Baer

Who Invented Home Video Games? Ralph Baer

Mary Kay Carson
There are few kids who don't enjoy home video games, but do they know who invented the first one? Learn about Ralph Baer's life and the first home video games ever made. Invent your own game, too!..Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3975-9
Binding: Library Ed.
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Who Invented Television? Philo Farnsworth

Who Invented Television? Philo Farnsworth

Mary Kay Carson
It seems like televisions are everywhere, but do you know who invented the first one? Learn about Philo Farnsworth's life and how he invented the first television. Create your own cartoon show, too!..Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3974-2
Binding: Library Ed.
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Who Invented the Ferris Wheel? George Ferris

Who Invented the Ferris Wheel? George Ferris

Sara L. Latta
Let's go for a spin! Lots of people have ridden on Ferris Wheels, but do you know who invented the first one? Learn about George Ferris's life and the first Ferris Wheel ever built. Make your own miniature Ferris Wheel, too!..Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3964-3
Binding: Library Ed.
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Who Was the Hair-Care Millionaire? Madam C. J. Walker

Who Was the Hair-Care Millionaire? Madam C. J. Walker

Mary Kay Carson
Lots of people dream of being a millionaire, but Madam C. J. Walker actually became one with her revolutionary hair care system. Learn about Madam C. J. Walker's life and the discovery of her hair care products...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3973-5
Binding: Library Ed.
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