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Whoosh! : Lonnie Johnson's super-soaking stream of inventions / Chris Barton ; illustrated by Don Tate.

Barton, Chris, author. (Author). Tate, Don, illustrator. (Added Author).
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  • 16 of 17 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 17 total copies.

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Alexandria-Monroe Public Library - Alexandria jB JOH (Text) 37521530742560 AMPL Juvenile Biography Available -
Brookville Public Library E BIO JOH (Text) 38217000556767 Easy Biographies Available -
Eckhart Public Library - Main JB JOH (Text) 840191002381271 Children's Biographies - Lower Level Available -
Flora-Monroe Township Public Library - Flora J 609.2 BAR (Text) 50825010695012 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library - Greensburg J BIO JOHNSON (Text) 32826014041370 J Biography Available -
Jennings County Public Library - North Vernon JUV BIO JOHNSON (Text) 30653005574025 New Juvenile Books Available -
Lake Village Memorial Township Library j BIO JOHNSON (Text) 71561000134603 Children's Biography Available -
Mooresville Public Library - Mooresville EASY 921 JOH (Text) 37323005264414 EASYNONFIC Checked out 12/19/2016
Morgan County Public Library - Martinsville JB JOH (Text) 78551000374069 Juvenile Biography Available -
Morocco Community Library j BIO JOHNSON (Text) 71561000134670 NWPLMChildren's Biography Available -
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  • ISBN: 9781580892971 (reinforced for library use)
  • ISBN: 1580892973 (reinforced for library use)
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) ; color illustrations : 29 cm
  • Publisher: [Watertown, MA] : Charlesbridge, [2016]

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Summary, etc.: You know the Super Soaker. It’s one of top twenty toys of all time. And it was invented entirely by accident. Trying to create a new cooling system for refrigerators and air conditioners, impressive inventor Lonnie Johnson instead created the mechanics for the iconic toy. A love for rockets, robots, inventions, and a mind for creativity began early in Lonnie Johnson’s life. Growing up in a house full of brothers and sisters, persistence and a passion for problem solving became the cornerstone for a career as an engineer and his work with NASA. But it is his invention of the Super Soaker water gun that has made his most memorable splash with kids and adults.
Subject: Johnson, Lonnie, 1949- > Juvenile literature.
African American inventors > Alabama > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Inventors > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
African Americans > Alabama > Biography > Juvenile literature.
African American inventors.
Inventors.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Science & Technology.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Technology / Inventions.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Cultural Heritage.

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