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135 Results
Who were the Wright Brothers? —Buckley, James, Jr., 1963- author.

An introduction to the lives and accomplishments of brothers Orville and Wilbur Wright.

Thomas Edison : lighting the way —Houran, Lori Haskins.

Learn about the life of Thomas Edison.

Wood, wire, wings : Emma Lilian Todd invents an airplane —Larson, Kirsten W.

"Emma Lilian Todd's mind was always soaring--she loved to solve problems. Lilian tinkered and fiddled with all sorts of objects, turning dreams into useful inventions. As a child, she took apart and reassembled clocks to...

Mr. Ferris and his wheel —Davis, Kathryn Gibbs, author.

The story of the invention of one of the world's most magical rides, the Ferris wheel, created by George Ferris for the 1893 Chicago World's Fair.

Who was Ben Franklin? —Fradin, Dennis B., author.

A biography of the eighteenth-century printer, publisher, inventor, scientist, and statesman who played an influential role in the early history of the United States.

The boy who thought outside the box : the story of video game inventor Ralph Baer —Wessels, Marcie, author.

"A picture book biography of Ralph Baer, nicknamed "The Father of Videogames," which shows how a great inventor found a way to transform the early television set into a vehicle for gaming."--Provided by publisher.

Benjamin Franklin —Osborne, Mary Pope, author.

SERIES: MAGIC TREE HOUSE FACT TRACKER - BOOK 40 (COMPANION TO: TO THE FUTURE, BEN FRANKLIN! ISBN 9780525648321) Track the facts about the great printer, inventor, and Founding Father, Benjamin Franklin! Ages 7 to 10

A picture book of Benjamin Franklin —Adler, David A.

Surveys the life of Benjamin Franklin, highlighting his work as an inventor and statesman.

Miracle mud : Lena Blackburne and the secret mud that changed baseball —Kelly, David A. (David Andrew), 1964-

Lena Blackburne loved baseball. He watched it, played it, he coached it. But he didn't love the ways players broke in new baseballs. Tired of soggy, blackened, stinky baseballs, he found a better way. Thanks to a well-ti...

Sky high : George Ferris's big wheel —Kulling, Monica, author.

"A biography about the early life and invention of the ferris wheel by George W. Ferris, an American engineer"-- Provided by publisher.

Benjamin Franklin —Anderson, AnnMarie.

Provides a first person account of the life and accomplishments of Benjamin Franklin.

Becoming Ben Franklin : how a candle-maker's son helped light the flame of liberty —Freedman, Russell. 1929-2018

An introduction to the life of young Benjamin Franklin describes how, as a rebellious teen in 1732, he ran away from his family and a Boston apprenticeship to Philadelphia, and how throughout subsequent decades he rose t...

My brothers' flying machine —Yolen, Jane.

Provides a look at the lives of Orville and Wilbur Wright, as seen through the eyes of their younger sister, Katharine, who provided support and encouragement while they worked on their many inventions.

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