Jake is annoyed that his little sister Louise won't leave him alone. He wishes Louise were a dog. Suddenly Louise is gone and a little dog appears to be in her place. Jake is worried that his wish may have come true.
The Brooklyn Bridge, the iconic suspension bridge that connects Manhattan and Brooklyn, was completed in 1883. It is thanks to Emily Warren Roebling that the bridge was finished at all. Emily was not an engineer, but she was educated in math and science. She married Washington Roebling, the chief engineer of the famous bridge. When Washington became ill from decompression sickness, Emily stepped in, doing everything from keeping the books, to carrying...
A comprehensive overview and time line of human history. MacLeod and Wishinsky provide a one-stop source for all the great events, people, and inventions that changed history, from the discovery of fire to the revolutions in the Arab world that are making headlines today.
"This nonfiction book for middle readers is full of inspiring tales of inventors and innovators who have accidentally changed the world. The book also features profiles of inventive kids and teenagers."--