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Whoosh! Lonnie Johnson's Super-Soaking Stream Of Inventions

ISBN-10: 1580892981
ISBN-13: 9781580892988
Author: Barton, Chris
Illustrated by: Tate, Don
Interest Level: 2-5
Publisher: Charlesbridge Publishing

Publication Date: May 2019

Copyright: 2016

Page Count: 32


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Interest Level

Grades 2-5

Reading Level

Guided Reading: Q
Lexile: 820L
Accelerated Reader Level: 4.7
Accelerated Reader Points: 0.5

BISAC Subjects

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Experiments & Projects

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Cultural Heritage

Description
A cool idea with a big splash 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.
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