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11 Books About Exciting Inventions
You can borrow these books for FREE through the Boston Public Library (BPL) or preview them through our affiliate link on Amazon.
Journey, Jessica, and Jeronicus are a family obsessed with math, science, and inventing. Together they created a curious brass bot named Buddy. When Buddy asks Journey to explain Christmas, she does a beautiful job talking about the food, the trees, the Christmas spirit, and more. The book ends in the sweetest way - gifting Buddy the best Christmas present ever. Favorite line, "The best present I ever received,... was something I already had but didn't know I wanted." Not yet available at the Boston Public Library.
An adorable mermaid with a perfectly fluffed afro, attempts to reach a special treasure. After many failed attempts, she takes a break and ends up inventing something that helps her accomplish her goal. An adorable story about curiosity and its process. Our favorite quotes, "generally speaking, mermaids are not quitters" and "sometimes the best treasure in the world isn't found. It's made!"
A history and 200+ year evolution of the bike, starting with the running machine. It took numerous inventions to make the bike what it is today - a safe, comfortable, easy to pedal and energy efficient mode of transportation. You'll also learn about wheel anatomy and the introduction of air-filled tires. The book ends with cool bike facts.
We love compiling lists of books that share similar themes. So we created a digital bookshelf, where you can find unique lists like Characters with Fros and Moms with their Sons. If you have a theme you think we should cover, please let us know here -- and we'll try our best!
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