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100 Inventions That Made History

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Applying engaging, innovative design and fun, informative text, "100 Inventions That Made History" looks at the trailblazing inventions that have advanced technology and transformed the way we live, as well as the gadgets and gizmos that we couldn't live without!

Divided into five chapters -- On the Move, Getting Connected, Ordinary Things, For Better or Worse, and Culture
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Hardcover, 128 pages
Published January 6th 2014 by DK Children
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carissa
Recommended Ages: grades 3 - 7

Applying engaging, innovative design and fun, informative text, 100 Inventions That Made History looks at the trailblazing inventions that have advanced technology and transformed the way we live, as well as the gadgets and gizmos that we couldn't live without!

Divided into five chapters — On the Move, Getting Connected, Ordinary Things, For Better or Worse, and Culture Shock — all areas of inventions are covered as well as showcasing the inspirational people who bro
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Annie
Dec 13, 2014 Annie rated it really liked it
I liked how this book not only featured significant inventions, but traced their historical origins as well. For example, "the wheel" is listed as one of the greatest inventions, and a lot is described about how this came about. They even do this for more recent inventions such as the Internet. The book took care to highlight inventions made by women, but I like how it's not a sideline feature or even acknowledged as something special. The work of these women were featured in the same way as the ...more
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Good view into the many inventions that have made the world what it is today. Makes you think about how even the smallest invention can lead to other more important ones.
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nice collection of inventions that made history for kids!
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Tracey Turner is a former editor and author of many non-fiction books for children, including Hodder's Disgusting Dictionary and titles for the Dead Famous series. Tracey lives in South London.
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