Mistakes that worked : the world's familiar inventions and how they came to be by Jones, Charlotte Foltz (#1445VB1)

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Mistakes that worked : the world's familiar inventions and how they came to be

by Jones, Charlotte Foltz; illustrated by O'Brien, John
Hardcover Delacorte Press, 2016

$12.99

Overview
From Follett

Originally published: New York : Doubleday, 1991.;Includes bibliographical references (pages 78-80) and index. Presents the stories behind forty things that were invented or named by accident, including aspirin, X-rays, Frisbees, Silly Putty, and Velcro.

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Product Details
  • Publisher: Delacorte Press
  • Publication Date: October 11, 2016
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Dewey: 609
  • Classifications: Nonfiction
  • Description: x, 84 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Tracings: O'Brien, John, 1953- illustrator.
  • ISBN-10: 0-399-55202-2
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-399-55202-1
  • LCCN: 2015-049796
  • Follett Number: 1445VB1
  • Interest Level: 3-6
  • Reading Level: 6.8
  • ATOS Book Level: 6.8
  • AR Interest Level: MG
  • AR Points: 2
  • AR Quiz: 159342EN
  • Reading Counts Level: 6.6
  • Reading Counts Points: 4
  • Lexile: 1040L
  • Fountas & Pinnell: T