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12 immigrants who made American science great [Nation Of Immigrants]by Poehlmann, Tristan 

BTSB Prebound(12-Story Library, 2019)

BTSB #: 722043 Available

Dewey: 500/CAges: 8-12   
Lexile: 600

Subjects: Immigrants - Biography Inventors - Biography Scientists - Biography

Summary: An introduction to inspiring immigrants whose science contributions made our country great, including Croatia's Nikola Tesla who helped design electrical systems, Germany's Maria Goeppert Mayer who studied the atomic nucleus, Austria's Hedy Lamarr who invented a radio guidance system for torpedoes, and more.

24.36 *

Boardwalk babies by Moss, Marissa 

BTSB Prebound(Creston Books, 2021)

BTSB #: 661612 Available

Dewey: 618.9201/BAges: 6-8   
Lexile: 810

Subjects: Couney, Martin,|d1870-1950 Budin, P.|q(Pierre),|d1846-1907 Physicians - Biography Inventors - Biography Incubators (Pediatrics) Infants Coney Island (New York, N.Y.)

Summary: In the late 19th century, there wasn't much hope for premature babies until Dr. Couney developed the incubator. The device was so new and strange, hospitals rejected it. So Dr. Couney set up a sideshow at Coney Island, taking care of the tiniest newborns as part of a display to convince the public that incubators worked. Thousands of babies grew into healthy children as Boardwalk Babies, including Dr. Couney's own premature daughter. Many of those babies came back as adults to thank the doctor.

18.96 *

Full of beans : Henry Ford grows a car by Thomas, Peggy 

BTSB Prebound(Calkins Creek, 2019)

BTSB #: 879335 Available

Dewey: 338/BAges: 6-9   
AR: 4.6 MG Lexile: 930

Subjects: Ford, Henry,|d1863-1947 Inventors - Biography Soybean Automobile industry - Technological innovations Automobiles - Design and construction

Summary: Famous car-maker Henry Ford showed great innovation with his determination to build his most inventive car-one completely made of soybeans.

22.28 *

Gizmos, gadgets, and guitars : the story of Leo Fender by Mahin, Michael 

BTSB Prebound(Holt, 2021)

BTSB #: 596881 Available

Dewey: 787.87/BAges: 4-8   
Lexile: 840

Subjects: Fender, Leo,|d1909-1991 Electric guitar makers - United States - Biography Inventors - Biography Technological innovations

Summary: A picture book biography of American inventor Leo Fender, best known for creating the world's most iconic electric guitar.

22.98 *

Leonardo da Vinci [DK Life Stories]by Krensky, Stephen 

BTSB Prebound(DK, 2020)

BTSB #: 532900 Available

Dewey: 709/BAges: 8-12   
Lexile: 1060 F&P: W

Subjects: Leonardo, - da Vinci,|d1452-1519 Painters - Biography Inventors - Biography Engineers - Biography

Summary: The inspiring story of Leonardo da Vinci, the remarkable artist, inventor, and engineer of the Italian Renaissance.

Magic ramen : the story of Momofuku Ando by Wang, Andrea 

BTSB Prebound(Little Bee Books, 2019)

BTSB #: 919416 Available

Dewey: 641.82/BAges: 4-8   
AR: 3.3 LG Lexile: 590 AD F&P: P

Subjects: Ando, Momofuku,|d1910-2007 Ramen - Japan - History Inventors - Biography

Summary: Every day, Ando Momofuku would retire to his lab--a little shed in his backyard. For years, he'd dreamed about making a new kind of ramen noodle soup that was quick, convenient, and tasty to feed the hungry people he'd seen in line for a bowl on the black market following World War II. "Peace follows from a full stomach," he believed. Day after day, Ando experimented. Night after night, he failed. But Ando kept experimenting. With persistence, creativity, and a little inspiration, Ando succeeded. This is the true story behind one of the world's most popular foods.

21.58 *

Perkin's perfect purple : how a boy created color with chemistry by Brown, Tami Lewis 

BTSB Prebound(Disney/Hyperion, 2020)

BTSB #: 158118 Available

Dewey: 540/NAges: 6-8   

Subjects: Perkin, William Henry, - Sir,|d1838-1907 Purple Chemists - Biography Scientists - Biography Inventors - Biography

Summary: A young boy invents a new way to make the color purple.

Secret garden of George Washington Carver by Barretta, Gene 

BTSB Prebound(HarperCollins, 2020)

BTSB #: 093682 In Bindery

Dewey: 630/BAges: 4-8   
AR: 4.5 LG

Subjects: Carver, George Washington,|d1864?-1943 Gardens African American agriculturists - Biography Agriculturists - Biography Inventors - Biography

Summary: The inspirational story of George Washington Carver and his childhood secret garden.

22.28 *

Super sticky mistake by Donald, Alison 

BTSB Prebound(Maverick, 2020)

BTSB #: 285836 Available

Dewey: 668.3/BAges: 4-8   

Subjects: Coover, Harry Wesley, - Jr.,|d1917-2011 Glue Chemists - Biography Scientists - Biography Inventors - Biography Inventions

Summary: A fun story about the scientist, Harry Coover, who accidentally discovered super glue!

21.58 *

Who was Levi Strauss? [Who was--? (Grosset & Dunlap, Penguin Workshop)]by Labrecque, Ellen 

BTSB Prebound(Penguin Workshop, 2021)

BTSB #: 536451 Available

Dewey: 338/BAges: 8-12   
AR: 6 MG Lexile: 930 F&P: T

Subjects: Strauss, Levi,|d1829-1902 Inventors - Biography Inventions Jeans (Clothing) Immigrants Jews

Summary: Follows the remarkable journey of American businessman Levi Strauss, and takes a look at how one man and a pair of pants changed fashion and the world forever.

13.99 *

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