Marvelous Mattie : how Margaret E. Knight became an inventor / Emily Arnold McCully.
- 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Ohio Twp PL - Bell Road Library||JE 921 KNI (Text)||39206019696887||J Biography||Available||-|
|Ohio Twp PL - Chandler Branch Library||JE 921 KNI (Text)||39206019696903||J Biography||Available||-|
- ISBN: 0374348103 (hardcover) :
- Physical Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
- Edition: 1st ed.
- Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 2006.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references.
|Summary, etc.:|| Mattie Knight loved to make things ranging from a foot warmer for her mother or toys for her older brothers. Or, when she was 12, a metal guard to prevent shuttles from shooting off looms and hurting workers. Later, Mattie invented a machine that could cut and glue the square-bottomed paper bags we still use today. Meet the woman known as "the Lady Edison."
|Awards Note:|| A Junior Library Guild selection.
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|Subject:||Knight, Margaret E., 1838-1914.
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