PATENTS AND INVENTIONS
Books for Teens
by Bridgman, Roger Francis
Summarizes 100 notable inventions and discoveries of ancient and modern times, from 3,000,000 B.C. to the beginning of the twenty-first century A.D.
by Cole, David John
About 150 modern inventions
by Haseley, Dennis.
During the Great Depression, while their father is away looking for work, eight-year-old Patrick and thirteen-year-old Roy create a machine to help their mother make ends meet, even as she is helping tramps.
by Hauser, Jill Frankel
Provides instructions for making seventy-five contraptions that demonstrate friction, gravity, energy, motion, and other principles of physics and explains how to think like an inventor.
by Mayor, Adrienne
Greek Fire, Poison Arrows & Scorpion Bombs is an eminently readable page-turner that will catapult readers into the dark and fascinating realm of ancient war and mythic treachery -- and their devastating consequences.
by Sobey, Edwin J. C.,
Describes the history and process of invention and lists national middle school and high school level invention contests and entrance rules, regional inventors´ clubs, and ideas for projects.
by Thimmesh, Catherine
Tells the story of how women throughout the ages have responded to situations confronting them in daily life by inventing such items as correction fluid, space helmets, and disposable diapers.
by Thomas, Keltie
Incredible stories about the history, invention, science, and culture of these popular sports.
by Tucker, Tom
Kids have invented many things. From Earmuffs, to the Atomic Simulator, the world wouldn´t be the same without kids thinking things up.
by Wardlaw, Lee
Steve "Sneeze" Wyatt attempts to thwart his parents´ plan to have him skip eighth grade, but he has bigger problems when his friends disapprove of his new list and Mrs. "Fierce" Pierce threatens to keep him from the Invention Convention
by Windelspecht, Michael
The major advances in mathematics, science, and technology that were achieved during the 1800´s