Weird-but-True Facts about Inventions

Weird-but-True Facts
  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 5
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Loads of quirky, cool, and astonishing facts about some of the world's greatest inventions.

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978-1-62323-444-7
$38.95
Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Hi-Lo, Nonfiction
Category High Interest
Copyright 2013
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2013-01-01
BISACS JNF051000, JNF038000, JNF025000
Dewey 600
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 9.5 x 8
Lexile 850
Guided Reading Level U
ATOS Reading Level 5.2
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 156377
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Phonetics, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Starred, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
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  • Introduction
  • Ancient Inventions
  • Edison and Tesla
  • Technology Firsts
  • Transportation Innovations
  • More Weird Invention Facts
  • Glossary
  • Learn More
  • Index
Author: Arnold Ringstad

Arnold Ringstad is the author of more than 30 books for kids. He loves reading and writing about space exploration. He lives in Minnesota.

Illustrator: Kathleen Petelinsek

Reviews

A noteworthy review of Weird-but-True Facts from School Library Journal on April 1, 2013

These high-interest titles deliver information on a variety of subjects. Each volume begins with an introduction to the topic and closes with the somewhat redundant assertion that the ‘weird-but-true’ facts ‘are all true!’ The facts themselves are printed in a… View →