Essential Library of Inventions

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Essential Library of Inventions explores the history, social context, and legacy of key history-changing inventions with compelling text, well-chosen historical images, and helpful infographics.

Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Title   ATOS Format Qty
Essential Library of Inventions (8 titles)
How the Automobile Changed History
How the Computer Changed History
How the Internet Changed History
How the Light Bulb Changed History
How the Printing Press Changed History
How the Refrigerator Changed History
How the Toilet Changed History 7.9
How the Wheel Changed History
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Interest Level Grade 6 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 8
BISACS JNF061010, JNF057030, JNF025000
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Science & Technology, Social Studies
Copyright 2016
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Essential Library
Language English
Number of Pages 112
Season 2015-08-01
ISBN 9781624037801, 9781629697659
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 004-686
Graphics Full-color photographs, Historical photographs
Dimensions 9.75 x 8.5
Accelerated Reader® Quiz Not AR
Features Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Table of contents, and Timeline of key events
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Essential Library of Inventions – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

This effective series describes history’s most crucial inventions and explains their enormous impact on the modern world. . . . All titles are well written and include information, complete with diagrams, about how the inventions work and the comple[me]ntary technologies they inspired. Large, well-chosen period and contemporary illustrations and photos are a plus. This set delivers plenty of report information and encourages readers to think about how technology has affected their lives, making it an excellent choice.