Lonnie Johnson's Super-soaking Stream of Inventions

Book - 2016
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Chronicles the life and achievements of the NASA engineer and inventor, from his childhood to his accidental invention of the Super Soaker water gun.
Publisher: Watertown, Massachusetts : Charlesbridge, ©2016.
ISBN: 9781580892971
Characteristics: 32 unnumbered pages :,colour illustrations ;,29 cm.
Additional Contributors: Tate, Don - Illustrator


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After seeing him interviewed on CBS Sunday Morning, I decided to read this one with my afterschoolers. It inspires kids to follow their dreams, keep experimenting, and never give up! My kids also appreciated that he is a "modern day" inventor, not some guy who died hundreds of years ago.

ArapahoeBetsy Aug 24, 2017

Do you like to take things apart and find out how they work? Maybe you'll be an engineer one day. Meanwhile, read the true story of Lonnie Johnson, the NASA engineer who invented the Super Soaker! What super fun things can you create?

LPL_DanC Jun 02, 2016

Just in time for summer: Ever wonder who invented the Super Soaker? Now there's a children's book all about him. Check it out, but try to keep it dry.

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