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The Resource More invention mysteries : 52 little-known true stories behind well-known inventions, by Paul Niemann ; illustrations by Kevin Cordtz

More invention mysteries : 52 little-known true stories behind well-known inventions, by Paul Niemann ; illustrations by Kevin Cordtz

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More invention mysteries : 52 little-known true stories behind well-known inventions
Title
More invention mysteries
Title remainder
52 little-known true stories behind well-known inventions
Statement of responsibility
by Paul Niemann ; illustrations by Kevin Cordtz
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
KNJ
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1954-
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Niemann, Paul J.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
T15
LC item number
.N546 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Cordtz, Kevin
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Inventions
  • Inventions
  • Curiosities and wonders
  • Questions and answers
Target audience
adult
Label
More invention mysteries : 52 little-known true stories behind well-known inventions, by Paul Niemann ; illustrations by Kevin Cordtz
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 160) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Year in review looks back at the five hottest inventions of '03
  • Top five inventions of the year revealed
  • 147
  • Did the inventor of the metal detector cause a man to die?
  • 150
  • Take the final invention quiz of this book
  • 152
  • Eleven-year-old girl's broken crayons led to new company
  • 156
  • Have you ever invented anything?
  • 158
  • 20
  • Charles never received much recognition for his life-saving invention
  • 23
  • Did bootleggers help invent NASCAR?
  • 26
  • This inventor didn't regret missing out on an $8 million fortune
  • 28
  • A brief history of milestone patents, copyrights and trademarks
  • 30
  • What kept these inventors from obtaining patents on their own?
  • Celebrate Black History Month with these inventors
  • 33
  • What does "QWERTY" have to do with Valentine's Day?
  • 36
  • Would the inventors of ice skates have believed in miracles?
  • 39
  • Could Thomas Edison be considered a failure?
  • 42
  • Where did the Barbie Doll and Baby Ruth originate?
  • 45
  • 9
  • Here's a brief history lesson on some favorite trademarks
  • 48
  • Who invented the modern baseball glove?
  • 51
  • Was an author named Richard the first person to discover electricity
  • 54
  • Verdict is in on these ridiculous inventions
  • 56
  • It's time for a quiz on your favorite inventors and inventions
  • 59
  • Would you believe...that you can make an airplane out of that?
  • Who needs the Grammys or the Emmys when you have the Inventor Awards?
  • 62
  • There are two reasons why 98% of patents fail
  • 65
  • How the advertising exec invented a million dollar rock
  • 67
  • Was he a succesful inventor, a mad scientist or a quack?
  • 70
  • This inventor's mouse and duck are more than 70 years old!
  • 73
  • 11
  • These 26 inventors make our list of All-Stars, from A to Z
  • 76
  • These All-Star inventors own the middle of the alphabet
  • 79
  • Here are the remaining All-Star inventors, from P to Z
  • 82
  • Four inventors signed the Declaration of Independence
  • 86
  • A craving for ice cream led to the invention of the outboard motor
  • 89
  • What inventions have come from Iraq?
  • This inventor had a killer working for him in 1804
  • 92
  • Who were they before they were inventors?
  • 94
  • Learn the origins of our favorite summertime inventions
  • 96
  • Who invented the Olympic Games?
  • 99
  • Which inventor said it? Find out by taking the quiz?
  • 102
  • 14
  • Who were Fahrenheit, Celsius, Doppler and Richter?
  • 105
  • Is war the stepmother of invention?
  • 108
  • More wartime inventions that benefit mankind
  • 111
  • You might be an inventor if
  • 114
  • What do these inventors have in common?
  • 116
  • How many of these little known clues about inventors can you solve?
  • Despite his unusual name, Herbert The Inventor achieved great success
  • 118
  • Inventors' quirks lead to the pursuit of worthless trivia
  • 120
  • In the shadow of a genius lies a brilliant woman
  • 123
  • Which presidents are better inventors: Republicans or Democrats?
  • 126
  • Fire at U.S. Patent Office destroys nearly all patent records
  • 129
  • 17
  • Did the Amish invent the horse saddle?
  • 132
  • Why were Xerox, Monopoly and Pepsi initially considered failures?
  • 135
  • National Gallery recognizes seven award-winning inventors
  • 138
  • Could one of these young inventors become the next Edison?
  • 141
  • Do all successful inventors get the credit (and the wealth) they deserve?
  • 144
Control code
ocm69017339
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
171 pages
Isbn
9780974804118
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
609 N555M ; P ; XX-N ; C0606HORSE (BW) ; ACQ/QU/AN-7/06.
Other control number
9780974804118
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o69017333
  • (Sirsi) o69017333
Label
More invention mysteries : 52 little-known true stories behind well-known inventions, by Paul Niemann ; illustrations by Kevin Cordtz
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 160) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Year in review looks back at the five hottest inventions of '03
  • Top five inventions of the year revealed
  • 147
  • Did the inventor of the metal detector cause a man to die?
  • 150
  • Take the final invention quiz of this book
  • 152
  • Eleven-year-old girl's broken crayons led to new company
  • 156
  • Have you ever invented anything?
  • 158
  • 20
  • Charles never received much recognition for his life-saving invention
  • 23
  • Did bootleggers help invent NASCAR?
  • 26
  • This inventor didn't regret missing out on an $8 million fortune
  • 28
  • A brief history of milestone patents, copyrights and trademarks
  • 30
  • What kept these inventors from obtaining patents on their own?
  • Celebrate Black History Month with these inventors
  • 33
  • What does "QWERTY" have to do with Valentine's Day?
  • 36
  • Would the inventors of ice skates have believed in miracles?
  • 39
  • Could Thomas Edison be considered a failure?
  • 42
  • Where did the Barbie Doll and Baby Ruth originate?
  • 45
  • 9
  • Here's a brief history lesson on some favorite trademarks
  • 48
  • Who invented the modern baseball glove?
  • 51
  • Was an author named Richard the first person to discover electricity
  • 54
  • Verdict is in on these ridiculous inventions
  • 56
  • It's time for a quiz on your favorite inventors and inventions
  • 59
  • Would you believe...that you can make an airplane out of that?
  • Who needs the Grammys or the Emmys when you have the Inventor Awards?
  • 62
  • There are two reasons why 98% of patents fail
  • 65
  • How the advertising exec invented a million dollar rock
  • 67
  • Was he a succesful inventor, a mad scientist or a quack?
  • 70
  • This inventor's mouse and duck are more than 70 years old!
  • 73
  • 11
  • These 26 inventors make our list of All-Stars, from A to Z
  • 76
  • These All-Star inventors own the middle of the alphabet
  • 79
  • Here are the remaining All-Star inventors, from P to Z
  • 82
  • Four inventors signed the Declaration of Independence
  • 86
  • A craving for ice cream led to the invention of the outboard motor
  • 89
  • What inventions have come from Iraq?
  • This inventor had a killer working for him in 1804
  • 92
  • Who were they before they were inventors?
  • 94
  • Learn the origins of our favorite summertime inventions
  • 96
  • Who invented the Olympic Games?
  • 99
  • Which inventor said it? Find out by taking the quiz?
  • 102
  • 14
  • Who were Fahrenheit, Celsius, Doppler and Richter?
  • 105
  • Is war the stepmother of invention?
  • 108
  • More wartime inventions that benefit mankind
  • 111
  • You might be an inventor if
  • 114
  • What do these inventors have in common?
  • 116
  • How many of these little known clues about inventors can you solve?
  • Despite his unusual name, Herbert The Inventor achieved great success
  • 118
  • Inventors' quirks lead to the pursuit of worthless trivia
  • 120
  • In the shadow of a genius lies a brilliant woman
  • 123
  • Which presidents are better inventors: Republicans or Democrats?
  • 126
  • Fire at U.S. Patent Office destroys nearly all patent records
  • 129
  • 17
  • Did the Amish invent the horse saddle?
  • 132
  • Why were Xerox, Monopoly and Pepsi initially considered failures?
  • 135
  • National Gallery recognizes seven award-winning inventors
  • 138
  • Could one of these young inventors become the next Edison?
  • 141
  • Do all successful inventors get the credit (and the wealth) they deserve?
  • 144
Control code
ocm69017339
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
171 pages
Isbn
9780974804118
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
609 N555M ; P ; XX-N ; C0606HORSE (BW) ; ACQ/QU/AN-7/06.
Other control number
9780974804118
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o69017333
  • (Sirsi) o69017333

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