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

Barton, Chris, (author.). Tate, Don, (illustrator.).
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  • 39 of 54 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 54 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch ET 609.2 BAR (Text) 34207002159698 Juv Non-Fiction Easy Tall Checked out 06/22/2018
Akron Carnegie PL - Akron jB JOH (Text) 75253000056608 Young Hoosiers Available -
Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria jB JOH (Text) 37521530742560 AMPL Juvenile Biography Available -
Batesville Mem. PL - Batesville 609.2 BARTON (Text) 34706001594854 Young Hoosiers Checked out 06/25/2018
Brownstown PL - Brownstown J 92 JOHNSON (Text) 79361000108825 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Butler PL - Butler J 921 JOHNSO LO (Text) 73174005033444 Childrens: Nonfiction Available -
Eckhart PL - Auburn Plaza JB JOH (Text) 840191002381271 Auburn Plaza - Children's Biographies Available -
Flora-Monroe Twp PL - Flora J 609.2 BAR (Text) 50825010695012 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Franklin Co PL Dist. - Brookville PL E BIO JOH (Text) 38217000556767 Easy Biographies Available -
Franklin Co PL Dist. - Laurel PL E JOH (Text) 36241000412401 Easy Checked out 07/06/2018
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  • ISBN: 9781580892971
  • ISBN: 1580892973
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm

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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.
Target Audience Note:
820 Lexile.
Awards Note:
Young Hoosier Book 4-6 Award nominee, 2018-2019.
Young Hoosier Intermediate Award nominee, Grades 4-6 - 2018-2019.
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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