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Author Sneed, Dani.

Title The man who invented the ferris wheel : the genius of George Ferris / by Dani Sneed.

Imprint Berkeley Heights, NJ : Enslow Elementary, c2014.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 PCMS Jumpstart Chapter Biography  B FERRIS    ---  Available
Description 48 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.
Series Genius inventors and their great ideas
Note Includes chronology.
Includes glossary.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 46-47) and index.
Contents A dreamer is born - A wheel idea - Racing to build the wheel - Queen of the Midway - The wheel stops turning.
Summary This book describes the life of George Ferris, who was a civil engineer, bridge builder, and the builder of a 250-foot wheel for the Chicago World's Fair.
Audience 4-8 Medialog, Inc.
790 Lexile.
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR Middle Grades RL 4.7 0.5 quiz: 162474 PCMS
Subject Ferris, George Washington Gale, 1859-1896.
Structural engineering -- United States -- Biography.
Inventors -- United States -- Biography.
Ferris wheels -- History.
ISBN 9780766041363
9781464402067 (pbk.)

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