Mistakes that worked

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Publisher:
Delacorte Press,
Pub. Date:
2013.
Edition:
1st ed.
Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: MG - BL: 6.8 - AR Pts: 2
Lexile measure:
1040L
Fountas & Pinnell:
T
Description
Do you know how many things in your daily life were invented by accident? a SANDWICHES came about when an English earl was too busy gambling to eat his meal and needed to keep one hand free. POTATO CHIPS were first cooked by a chef who was furious when a customer complained that his fried potatoes weren't thin enough. Coca-Cola, Silly Putty, and X rays have fascinating stories behind them too! Their unusual tales, and many more, along with hilarious cartoons and weird, amazing facts, make up this fun-filled book about everyday items that had surprisingly haphazard beginnings. a aoA splendid book that is as informative as it is entertaining . . . a gem.o - Booklist, Starreda
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ISBN:
9780385320436
9780399552021
Accelerated Reader:
MG
Level 6.8, 2 Points
Lexile measure:
1040L
Fountas & Pinnell:
T
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Grouping Title mistakes that worked
Grouping Author jones charlotte foltz
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-10-13 05:26:25AM
Last Indexed 2018-10-18 04:42:19AM

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subject_facet Inventions -- Juvenile literature
title_display Mistakes that worked
title_full Mistakes that worked / Charlotte Foltz Jones ; illustrated by John O'Brien
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