From Here to There: Inventions That Changed the Way the World Moves

From Here to There: Inventions That Changed the Way the World Moves

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Celebrating the invention of vehicles, this collective biography tells the inspiring stories of the visionaries who changed the way we move across air, water, and land. Perfect for fans of Mistakes that Worked and Girls Think of Everything.

In a time when people believed flying was impossible, Joseph and Etienne Montgolfier proved that the sky wasn’t the limit. When most thought horseback was the only way to race, Bertha and Karl Benz fired up their engines. From the invention of the bicycle and the passenger steam locomotive, to the first liquid-fuel propelled rocket and industrial robot, inventors across the world have redefined travel. Filled with informative sidebars and colorful illustrations, this collective biography tells the story of the experiments, failures, and successes of visionaries who changed the way the world moves.

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  • Format: eBook

  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780358359067

  • ISBN-10: 0358359066

  • Pages: 96

  • Price: $12.99

  • Publication Date: 01/19/2021

  • Carton Quantity: 1

  • Age(s): 8,9,10,11,12

  • Grade(s): 3-7

Vivian Kirkfield
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Vivian Kirkfield

Vivian Kirkfield describes herself as a writer for children and a reader forever. A retired teacher with a masters in Early Childhood Education who taught kindergarten for many years, she is the author of several picture books. She lives in Amherst, NH where the old stone library is her favorite hangout. She loves to try new ways to move around the Earth and has so far been skydiving, parasailing, and banana-boat riding..   viviankirkfield.com Twitter: @viviankirkfield Instagram: viviankirkfield  Facebook:  viviankirkfield
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Gilbert Ford
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Gilbert Ford

Gilbert Ford was born into a family of photographers. Instead of taking up the camera, he moved to New York to attend the prestigious Pratt Institute. His illustrations have appeared in books, magazines, newspapers, toys, billboards and advertisements.  www.gilbertford.com Twitter: @gilbertford Instagram: @gilbertford777
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Available Resources

Related Categories

  • Format: eBook

  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780358359067

  • ISBN-10: 0358359066

  • Pages: 96

  • Price: $12.99

  • Publication Date: 01/19/2021

  • Carton Quantity: 1

  • Age(s): 8,9,10,11,12

  • Grade(s): 3-7

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