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The Resource Inventors, makers, barrier breakers, Pendred Noyce

Inventors, makers, barrier breakers, Pendred Noyce

Label
Inventors, makers, barrier breakers
Title
Inventors, makers, barrier breakers
Statement of responsibility
Pendred Noyce
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
What does it take to change the world? This book provides inspiring, in-depth stories of more than 25 diverse American inventors and entrepreneurs from Colonial times to the present. Richly illustrated with photographs in color and black-and-white, Inventors, Makers, Barrier Breakers focuses on the process of invention, its joys and frustrations, social progress, and the obstacles each inventor had to overcome. -- page [4] of cover
Writing style
Biography type
collective biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10733399
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Noyce, Pendred
Dewey number
609.2273
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 9
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Inventors
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Inventors, makers, barrier breakers, Pendred Noyce
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Maps on lining papers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Lightning tamer: Benjamin Franklin -- Patents and promise: Thomas Jefferson -- Inventors slave and free: Benjamin Montgomery and other early African American inventors -- Scattered genius: Alexander Graham Bell -- Hair care millionaires: Annie Turnbo Malone and Madame C.J. Walker -- A feeling for plants: George Washington Carver -- Feeding the world: Norman Borlaug -- Food, glorious food: Popcorn, waffles, and more (Pre-history to modern times) -- Blood of life: Charles Drew -- To conquer cancer: Gertrude Elion -- Computer whisperer: Grace Hopper -- Core memories: An Wang -- The chip that changed the world: Robert Noyce -- Electronics visionary: Gordon Moore -- Fun and games: Boards and water guns (1879-present) -- DNA wrangler: Lydia Villa-Komaroff -- Interplanetary dreams: Elon Musk -- What about you?
Control code
on1028846477
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st edition.
Extent
305 pages
Isbn
9781943431427
Lccn
2018944765
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)1028846477
Label
Inventors, makers, barrier breakers, Pendred Noyce
Publication
Copyright
Note
Maps on lining papers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Lightning tamer: Benjamin Franklin -- Patents and promise: Thomas Jefferson -- Inventors slave and free: Benjamin Montgomery and other early African American inventors -- Scattered genius: Alexander Graham Bell -- Hair care millionaires: Annie Turnbo Malone and Madame C.J. Walker -- A feeling for plants: George Washington Carver -- Feeding the world: Norman Borlaug -- Food, glorious food: Popcorn, waffles, and more (Pre-history to modern times) -- Blood of life: Charles Drew -- To conquer cancer: Gertrude Elion -- Computer whisperer: Grace Hopper -- Core memories: An Wang -- The chip that changed the world: Robert Noyce -- Electronics visionary: Gordon Moore -- Fun and games: Boards and water guns (1879-present) -- DNA wrangler: Lydia Villa-Komaroff -- Interplanetary dreams: Elon Musk -- What about you?
Control code
on1028846477
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st edition.
Extent
305 pages
Isbn
9781943431427
Lccn
2018944765
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)1028846477

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