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Great Inventors and Their Inventions by  Frank P. Bachman

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Great Inventors and Their Inventions
by Frank P. Bachman
Twelve stories of great inventions, grouped under inventions of steam and electric power, inventions of manufacture and production, and in ventions of printing and communication. The final chapter introduces the famous inventors of the early twentieth century. The story of each invention is interwoven with that of the life of its inventor. Through these stories the reader learns how big things are brought about, and on the traits of mind and heart which make for success.  Ages 10-14
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James Watt & the Invention of the Steam Engine
Robert Fulton and the Invention of the Steamboat
George Stephenson & Invention of the Locomotiv
Invention of the Electric Engine
The Invention of the Spinning Machines
Eli Whitney & the Invention of the Cotton Gin
Elias Howe & the Invention of the Sewing Machine
Cyrus H. McCormick and the Invention of the Reaper
Henry Bessemer and the Making of Steel
John Gutenberg and the Invention of Printing
Samuel F. B Morse & the Invention of the Telegraph
Alexander Graham Bell & Invention of the Telephone
Thomas A. Edison
Orville and Wilbur Wright
Guglielmo Marconi
John P. Holland

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