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Mistakes that worked /

by Jones, Charlotte Foltz; O'Brien, John.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Doubleday, 1991Edition: 1st ed.Description: 78 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm.ISBN: 9780385320436.Subject(s): Inventions -- Juvenile literature
Contents:
Tummy Fillers -- Brown 'n Serve Rolls -- Cheese -- Chocolate Chip Cookies -- Coca-Cola -- Doughnut Holes -- Fudge -- Ice Cream Cone -- Maple Syrup -- Popsicles -- Potato Chips -- Sandwiches -- Tea -- Tea Bags -- Doctor, Doctor -- Aspirin -- Dog Guides for Blind People -- Penicillin -- X Rays -- Fun, Fun, Fun -- The Frisbee Disc -- Piggy Bank -- Silly Putty -- Slinky -- All Kinds of Accidental Things -- Bricks -- Glass -- Glassblowing -- Safety Glass -- Ivory Soap -- Paper Towels -- Post-it Notes -- Vulcanization of Rubber -- Scotchgard -- Where in the World -- Bangor, Maine -- Jellico, Tennessee -- Leaning Tower of Pisa -- Nome, Alaska -- South Dakota: Jog in the Boundary -- What They Wear -- Cinderella's Glass Slipper -- VELCRO -- Leotards -- Levi's Jeans -- Trouser Cuffs -- The National Inventors Hall of Fame
Summary: Presents the stories behind forty things that were invented or named by accident, including aspirin, X-rays, frisbees, silly putty, and velcro List(s) this item appears in: Study Hall 2nd form recommendations
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"A Doubleday Book for Young Readers."

Includes bibliographical references (pages 76-78) and index

Tummy Fillers -- Brown 'n Serve Rolls -- Cheese -- Chocolate Chip Cookies -- Coca-Cola -- Doughnut Holes -- Fudge -- Ice Cream Cone -- Maple Syrup -- Popsicles -- Potato Chips -- Sandwiches -- Tea -- Tea Bags -- Doctor, Doctor -- Aspirin -- Dog Guides for Blind People -- Penicillin -- X Rays -- Fun, Fun, Fun -- The Frisbee Disc -- Piggy Bank -- Silly Putty -- Slinky -- All Kinds of Accidental Things -- Bricks -- Glass -- Glassblowing -- Safety Glass -- Ivory Soap -- Paper Towels -- Post-it Notes -- Vulcanization of Rubber -- Scotchgard -- Where in the World -- Bangor, Maine -- Jellico, Tennessee -- Leaning Tower of Pisa -- Nome, Alaska -- South Dakota: Jog in the Boundary -- What They Wear -- Cinderella's Glass Slipper -- VELCRO -- Leotards -- Levi's Jeans -- Trouser Cuffs -- The National Inventors Hall of Fame

Presents the stories behind forty things that were invented or named by accident, including aspirin, X-rays, frisbees, silly putty, and velcro

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