Nancy Keane's Booktalks -- Quick and Simple
Rossi, Ann.
Washington, DC : National Geographic, 2005
IL 5-8, RL 5.4
ISBN 0792283562
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Imagine what life would be like without your computer.  Or your iPod.  Or television.  Or even electric lights!  Pretty scary don't you think?  Well, that is how people used to live because these things hadn't been invented yet.  Between the years 1870 and 1910, there was a burst of inventiveness in the United States.  So many of the things we take for granted now were invented during those years.  Things like electric lights.  The telephone.  The car.  And even jeans!  This was an exciting time in our history.  Learn about what comes from Bright Ideas.
SUBJECTS:     Inventions -- History.
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