Whoosh! : Lonnie Johnson's super-soaking stream of inventions /

You know the Super Soaker. It's one of top twenty toys of all time. And it was invented entirely by accident. Trying to create a new cooling system for refrigerators and air conditioners, inventor Lonnie Johnson instead created the mechanics for the iconic toy. A love for rockets, robots, inven...

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Main Author: Barton, Chris, (Author)
Other Authors: Tate, Don, (Illustrator)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Watertown, MA : Charlesbridge, [2016]
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Summary:You know the Super Soaker. It's one of top twenty toys of all time. And it was invented entirely by accident. Trying to create a new cooling system for refrigerators and air conditioners, inventor Lonnie Johnson instead created the mechanics for the iconic toy. A love for rockets, robots, inventions, and a mind for creativity began early in Lonnie Johnson's life. Growing up in a house full of brothers and sisters, persistence and a passion for problem solving became the cornerstone for a career as an engineer and his work with NASA. But it is his invention of the Super Soaker water gun that has made his most memorable splash with kids and adults.
Physical Description:1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations ; 29 cm
Audience:Lower Grades K-3
820L
Awards:Texas Bluebonnet Nominee, 2017-2018
ISBN:9781580892971
1580892973
9780605964235
0605964238
9781607346401
9781607348542