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Author Wyckoff, Edwin Brit.

Title The woman who invented the thread that stops bullets : the genius of Stephanie Kwolek / by Edwin Brit Wyckoff.

Imprint Berkeley Heights, NJ : Enslow Elementary, c2014.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 PCMS Jumpstart Chapter Biography  B KWOLEK    ---  Available
Description 48 p. : ill. (chiefly 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 The deadliest chase - Designing fashions and fibers - Challenging nature - The cloudy outlook - The survivors' club.
Summary This book describes the life of Stephanie Kwolek, who, as a child, shifted from perfect sewing to precise chemistry experiments and invented Kevlar, thread stronger than steel that could stop bullets.
Audience 4-8 Medialog, Inc.
730 Lexile.
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR Middle Grades RL 4.5 0.5 quiz: 162477 PCMS
Subject Kwolek, Stephanie, 1923-
Chemists -- United States -- Biography.
Inventors -- United States -- Biography.
ISBN 9780766041417
9781464402111 (pbk.)

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