Inventing the Internet

The Spark of Invention
  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Compelling narrative nonfiction text presents the story of the Internet's invention: why there was a need for it, its design and testing, the science behind it, and its lasting impact. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, fact-filled captions and callouts, infographics, a glossary, sources for further research, a listing of source notes, and an introduction to the author.

Momentum
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978-1-5038-0707-5
$34.95
Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Narrative, Nonfiction
Category STEM
Copyright 2016
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Imprint Momentum
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2016-01-01
BISACS JNF051120, JNF061010
Dewey 004.67
Graphics Full-color photographs, Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 6.5 x 9
Lexile 570
Guided Reading Level S
ATOS Reading Level 4.2
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 180090
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Infographics, Informative sidebars, Phonetics, Primary-source text, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Starred, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
  • Caught Off Guard
  • From ARPAnet to Internet
  • Caught in the Web
  • The Internet Goes Wild
  • Into the Future
  • Glossary
  • To Learn More
  • Source Notes
  • Index
Author: Cynthia Kennedy Henzel

Cynthia Kennedy Henzel has a bachelor of science degree in social studies education and a master of science degree in geography. She has worked as a teacher-educator in many countries. Currently, she works writing books and developing education materials for social studies, science, and ELL students. She has written more than 80 books for young people.

Reviews

A noteworthy review of The Spark of Invention from Children's Bookwatch on February 1, 2016

‘Inventing the Internet’ is a photo-illustrated educational resource about the source, invention, and impact of the internet, for young readers age 7-8 and up. Tracing the early beginnings of the internet and computers to the 1950’s, important inventors mentioned are… View →