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Inventors (Library of Congress Classics) [Paperback]

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Item Specifications...

Pages   93
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 0.5" Width: 10" Height: 8.75"
Weight:   0.8 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Sep 30, 1999
Publisher   HarperTrophy
Age  8-12
ISBN  0064467465  
EAN  9780064467469  
UPC  046594010957  

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Item Description...
Photographs and illustrations present the evolution of our country's greatest inventions and how they led the way to new industries and discoveries

Publishers Description

The Library of Congress, located in Washington, DC, is often called "the storehouse of our national memory," and is home to the largest collection of knowledge on earth. Illustrated with over 100 vintage photographs, posters, and paintings from its archives, the Library of Congress Books offer readers a fascinating look at some of the most important events in our country's history.

Americans have been characterized by their inventive spirit since the days of Benjamin Franklin, but the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries proved especially fruitful in groundbreaking discoveries that revolutionized life as we know it. This richly illustrated book presents the evolution of these inventions as it has never been seen before--and celebrates the spirit of the great American inventors who let loose their imaginations and changed the world forever.

Notable Children's Trade Books in Social Studies, 1997 (NCSS/CBC)

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More About Martin W. Sandler

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Martin W. Sandler is the author of Lincoln Through the Lens, The Dust Bowl Through the Lens, and Kennedy Through the Lens. He has won five Emmy Awards for his writing for television and is the author of more than sixty books, two of which have been nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. Among Sandler's other books are the six volumes in his award-winning Library of Congress American History Series for Young People, a series which has sold more than 500,000 copies. Other books by Mr. Sandler include: Island of Hope: The Story of Ellis Island, Trapped in Ice, The Story of American Photography, The Vaqueros, America: A Celebration, and This Was America. Mr. Sandler has taught American history and American studies at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and at Smith College, and lives in Massachusetts.

Martin W. Sandler currently resides in the state of Massachusetts.

Martin W. Sandler has published or released items in the following series...
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If it were not for inventors like Mr.Crapper, we wouldn't have today what take for granted.  Mar 30, 2009
Have you ever had the desire to become an inventor, but felt discouraged and too inferior to excel in something that you felt was over your head? Don't be. If you were to look into the lives of inventors, both great and small, you would probably be encouraged. Why? Because you would see that they did not walk on flower strewn roads to success, that their lives were riddled with challenge and difficulty (Robert Kearns, anyone?) and were not an instant success, but usually were of humble beginning. The success stories of inventors today only exist because of the perseverance, determination, ingenuity, diligence, God's blessing, and plain old hard work of all them. By looking back on their lives and example, we have a good head start.

Allow me to start off by saying that this book is an introduction into the subject of inventors, so it's rather simple. That is not to say that it wasn't good, because it was a good book, but if you're looking for something that is of great depth, you should look elsewhere.
The illustrations, photos, and paintings in the book are very good in helping to set an intriguing atmosphere of learning and getting a feel for the past. The book was written well and accompanies the illustrations well.

One of the biggest complaints I have is not with the book, per say, but with publishers. This book, which mainly centers on American inventors, was not printed in this land that we live in, but was outsourced and printed in Mexico! I don't know what your reactions and thoughts about this are, but I was angered and slightly disgusted. To me, it shows at least an indifferent and uncaring attitude toward working Americans and the welfare of our nation.

With all this being said, I wouldn't really recommend to you to buy it (unless you really want it), but instead if you can, I recommend you take it out of your local library.

And with that, this review comes to an end.

-Jake Smithers

P.S.: Oh, and by the way. The invention that Mr. Crapper was responsible for inventing was the early version of the toilet. Thank the Lord for him!

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