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The Resource Mistakes that worked : 40 familiar inventions and how they came to be, Charlotte Foltz Jones ; illustrated by John O'Brien

Mistakes that worked : 40 familiar inventions and how they came to be, Charlotte Foltz Jones ; illustrated by John O'Brien

Label
Mistakes that worked : 40 familiar inventions and how they came to be
Title
Mistakes that worked
Title remainder
40 familiar inventions and how they came to be
Statement of responsibility
Charlotte Foltz Jones ; illustrated by John O'Brien
Title variation
  • 40 familiar inventions and how they came to be
  • Forty familiar inventions and how they came to be
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents the stories behind forty things that were invented or named by accident, including aspirin, X-rays, frisbees, silly putty, and velcro
Cataloging source
DLC
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Jones, Charlotte Foltz
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
1040 L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
Grades 5-8
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
6.8
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
O'Brien, John
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Inventions
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Mistakes that worked : 40 familiar inventions and how they came to be, Charlotte Foltz Jones ; illustrated by John O'Brien
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Tummy Fillers -- Brown 'n Serve Rolls -- Cheese -- Chocolate Chip Cookies -- Coca-Cola -- Doughnut Holes -- Fudge -- Ice Cream Cone -- Maple Syrup -- Popsicles -- Potato Chips -- Sandwiches -- Tea -- Tea Bags -- Doctor, Doctor -- Aspirin -- Dog Guides for Blind People -- Penicillin -- X Rays -- Fun, Fun, Fun -- The Frisbee Disc -- Piggy Bank -- Silly Putty -- Slinky -- All Kinds of Accidental Things -- Bricks -- Glass -- Glassblowing -- Safety Glass -- Ivory Soap -- Paper Towels -- Post-it Notes -- Vulcanization of Rubber -- Scotchgard -- Where in the World -- Bangor, Maine -- Jellico, Tennessee -- Leaning Tower of Pisa -- Nome, Alaska -- South Dakota: Jog in the Boundary -- What They Wear -- Cinderella's Glass Slipper -- VELCRO -- Leotards -- Levi's Jeans -- Trouser Cuffs -- The National Inventors Hall of Fame
Control code
sky259150322
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Delacorte Press ed.
Extent
78 pages
Isbn
9780385320436
Lccn
89037408
Note
ab 02/17
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
BT-TN
Label
Mistakes that worked : 40 familiar inventions and how they came to be, Charlotte Foltz Jones ; illustrated by John O'Brien
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Tummy Fillers -- Brown 'n Serve Rolls -- Cheese -- Chocolate Chip Cookies -- Coca-Cola -- Doughnut Holes -- Fudge -- Ice Cream Cone -- Maple Syrup -- Popsicles -- Potato Chips -- Sandwiches -- Tea -- Tea Bags -- Doctor, Doctor -- Aspirin -- Dog Guides for Blind People -- Penicillin -- X Rays -- Fun, Fun, Fun -- The Frisbee Disc -- Piggy Bank -- Silly Putty -- Slinky -- All Kinds of Accidental Things -- Bricks -- Glass -- Glassblowing -- Safety Glass -- Ivory Soap -- Paper Towels -- Post-it Notes -- Vulcanization of Rubber -- Scotchgard -- Where in the World -- Bangor, Maine -- Jellico, Tennessee -- Leaning Tower of Pisa -- Nome, Alaska -- South Dakota: Jog in the Boundary -- What They Wear -- Cinderella's Glass Slipper -- VELCRO -- Leotards -- Levi's Jeans -- Trouser Cuffs -- The National Inventors Hall of Fame
Control code
sky259150322
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Delacorte Press ed.
Extent
78 pages
Isbn
9780385320436
Lccn
89037408
Note
ab 02/17
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
BT-TN

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