The Spark of Invention

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The Spark of Invention series provides readers with an inside look at some of the items we use every day. From the Internet and the cell phone to the hybrid car and the skateboard, readers will discover what prompted the invention, the science, designing, and testing that went into it, as well the lasting impact it has had on society. Full-color photographs, illustrations and infographics, and fact-filled captions will captivate young readers. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and an introduction to the author.

Individual Titles

Title   ATOS Format Qty
The Spark of Invention (8 titles)
Inventing the Cell Phone 3.9
Inventing the Hybrid Car 4.8
Inventing the Internet 4.2
Inventing the Personal Computer 4.6
Inventing the Skateboard 3.8
Inventing the Snowboard 4.2
Inventing the Television 4.1
Inventing the Video Game 4.2
  • New! Fall 2017
  • New! Spring 2017




  • Suggested Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Suggested Reading Level: Grade 4

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