The Resource Whoosh! : Lonnie Johnson's super-soaking stream of inventions, Chris Barton ; illustrated by Don Tate

Whoosh! : Lonnie Johnson's super-soaking stream of inventions, Chris Barton ; illustrated by Don Tate

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Whoosh! : Lonnie Johnson's super-soaking stream of inventions
Title
Whoosh!
Title remainder
Lonnie Johnson's super-soaking stream of inventions
Statement of responsibility
Chris Barton ; illustrated by Don Tate
Title variation
Whoosh!
Title variation remainder
Lonnie Johnsons super-soaking stream of inventions
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Language
eng
Summary
You know the Super Soaker. It's one of top twenty toys of all time. And it was invented entirely by accident. Trying to create a new cooling system for refrigerators and air conditioners, impressive inventor Lonnie Johnson instead created the mechanics for the iconic toy. A love for rockets, robots, inventions, and a mind for creativity began early in Lonnie Johnson's life. Growing up in a house full of brothers and sisters, persistence and a passion for problem solving became the cornerstone for a career as an engineer and his work with NASA. But it is his invention of the Super Soaker water gun that has made his most memorable splash with kids and adults
Summary
Chronicles the life and achievements of the NASA engineer and inventor, from his childhood to his accidental invention of the Super Soaker water gun
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Award
  • Beehive Children's Informational Book Award (Utah), 2018.
  • Maryland Blue Crab Young Reader Award for Transitional Nonfiction, 2017.
  • Best STEM Books, 2017
Biography type
individual biography
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10489673
Cataloging source
NJQ/DLC
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Barton, Chris
Dewey number
  • 609.2
  • B
Index
no index present
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820
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 2
  • 5
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Tate, Don
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True
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  • Johnson, Lonnie
  • African American inventors
  • Inventors
  • African Americans
Target audience
juvenile
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Lonnie Johnson's super-soaking stream of inventions
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Whoosh! : Lonnie Johnson's super-soaking stream of inventions, Chris Barton ; illustrated by Don Tate
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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ocn911199940
Extent
1 volume.
Isbn
9781580892971
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015017342
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
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(OCoLC)911199940
Label
Whoosh! : Lonnie Johnson's super-soaking stream of inventions, Chris Barton ; illustrated by Don Tate
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn911199940
Extent
1 volume.
Isbn
9781580892971
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015017342
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)911199940

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