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How to Become an Accidental Genius

Written by Elizabeth MacLeod and Frieda Wishinsky & illustrated by Jenn Playford
Published by Orca Book Publisher
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Don’t be afraid to try! Make connections! Be persistent! Ask questions and never take no for an answer! Learn the secrets and amazing stories of successful inventors! How to Become an Accidental Genius is full of inspiring tales of famous and lesserknown inventors who have changed the world, from George Washington Carver, Mary Anderson (inventor of the windshield wiper) and inventor and actress Hedy Lamarr to Frank Epperson (of Popsicle fame) and Mary Sherman Morgan (The Woman Who Saved the U.S. Space Race). Readers will be amazed at the inventiveness of these geniuses. The book focuses on inventors from North America but includes stories from around the world. Organized into eleven chapters that highlight the qualities inventors have in common, the book also features profiles of inventive kids and teenagers.

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Elizabeth MacLeod

Biographies, picture books, cookbooks&#8212<strong>Elizabeth MacLeod</strong> has written them all and more. She has won many awards for her writing, including the Norma Fleck Award for Canadian Children’s Nonfiction, as well as Children’s Choice awards across Canada. She lives in Toronto, Ontario.

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Frieda Wishinsky

<strong>Frieda Wishinsky</strong> is the international award-winning author of over seventy books. She writes picture books, chapter books, novels and nonfiction. Her books have been translated into many languages. Frieda lives in Toronto, Ontario. For more information, visit friedawishinsky.com.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9781459816763
Publication Date:
April 2, 2019
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
2018954163
ASIN/ISBN 10:
1459816765
Lexile® Level:
990L

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