Slinky innovators: the James family

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Publisher:
Checkerboard Library, An Imprint of ABDO Publishing Company,
Pub. Date:
[2016]
Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: MG - BL: 4.6 - AR Pts: 0.5
Lexile measure:
680L
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In this engaging biography, readers will learn about the innovators of the Slinky, the James family. Follow the story from Richard James's childhood and engineering education at Penn State University where he married Betty Mattas to his naval engineering career at William Cramp & Sons and the accident with a tension spring that led to Slinky. The Jameses founding of the Spring and Wire Company and its success with Slinky, the company's foundering, Richard's departure, and later success under Betty's leadership using one of the nation's most recognizable product jingles. Learn how Slinkys are made, who came up with the name, the role of the movie Toy Story in Slinky's success, and about other Slinky products. Sidebars, historic family photos, and a glossary enhance readers' understanding of this topic. Additional features include a table of contents, an index, a timeline and fun facts. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

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ISBN:
9781624039799
Accelerated Reader:
MG
Level 4.6, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
680L
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Grouping Title slinky innovators the james family
Grouping Author slater lee
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-03-29 00:37:31AM
Last Indexed 2019-05-20 01:50:57AM

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