Maker of machines : a story about Eli Whitney
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Published:
Minneapolis, MN : Carolrhoda, 2004.
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
64 pages : ill. ; 22 cm.
Reading Level:
IL: MG - BL: 5.4 - AR Pts: 1
Lexile measure:
780L
Rating:
4-8.
Status:
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Description
Eli Whitney's love of inventing and pondering new ideas made him one of America's greatest inventors. Best known for inventing the cotton gin, one of the most important American inventions of the century, he changed cotton production forever. a few years later, Whitney invented machines to make muskets that were identical. the first mass-manufacturing business in the country, his musket factory revolutionized the way Americans made things.
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Language:
English
ISBN:
9781575056036, 1575056038, 9781575056340 (pbk.), 1575056348 (pbk.)
Reading Level:
MG
Level 5.4, 1 Points
Lexile measure:
780

Notes

Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description
A biography of the inventor of the cotton gin, whose application of standardized parts to the production of weapons and other machines was a major influence in the development of industry.
Target Audience
4-8.
Study Program Information
Accelerated Reader AR,MG,5.4,1.0,76957
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APA Citation (style guide)

Mitchell, B., & Jones, J. N. (2004). Maker of machines: a story about Eli Whitney. Minneapolis, MN: Carolrhoda.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Mitchell, Barbara and Jan Naimo, Jones. 2004. Maker of Machines: A Story About Eli Whitney. Minneapolis, MN: Carolrhoda.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Mitchell, Barbara and Jan Naimo, Jones, Maker of Machines: A Story About Eli Whitney. Minneapolis, MN: Carolrhoda, 2004.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Mitchell, Barbara., and Jan Naimo Jones. Maker of Machines: A Story About Eli Whitney. Minneapolis, MN: Carolrhoda, 2004. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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