Mistakes that worked

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Do you know how many things in your daily life were invented by accident? a SANDWICHES came about when an English earl was too busy gambling to eat his meal and needed to keep one hand free. POTATO CHIPS were first cooked by a chef who was furious when a customer complained that his fried potatoes weren't thin enough. Coca-Cola, Silly Putty, and X rays have fascinating stories behind them too! Their unusual tales, and many more, along with hilarious cartoons and weird, amazing facts, make up this fun-filled book about everyday items that had surprisingly haphazard beginnings. a aoA splendid book that is as informative as it is entertaining . . . a gem.o - Booklist, Starreda
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ISBN:
9780385317351
9781413199277
9780307557988
9780385262460
9780385320436
Reading Level:
MG
Level 6.8, 2 Points
Lexile measure:
1040L
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Grouping Title mistakes that worked
Grouping Author jones charlotte foltz
Grouping Category book
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subject_facet Inventions, Inventions -- History, Inventions -- Juvenile literature
title_display Mistakes that worked
title_full Mistakes That Worked, Mistakes that worked / Charlotte Foltz Jones, Mistakes that worked / Charlotte Foltz Jones ; illustrated by John O'Brien, Mistakes that worked / by Charlotte Foltz Jones ; illustrated by John O'Brien
title_short Mistakes that worked
title_sub
topic_facet History, Inventions, Juvenile Nonfiction, Reference, Science, Technology