Spring 2020

Great Invention Fails

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Celebrating Failure

  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 5   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

Without inventors, we wouldn’t have cars, airplanes, or light bulbs. Inventors build devices that make our lives better. But not all inventions succeed. In fact, the history of inventions is filled with missteps and blunders. Learn about the biggest goofs—from flying cars to Smell-O-Vision. Discover how invention mistakes have also led to brand-new products, such as Bubble Wrap and sticky notes.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-1-5415-7733-6
On pre-order until 01/01/2020
$30.65 $22.99
978-1-5415-8929-2
On pre-order until 01/01/2020
$9.99 $9.99
978-1-5415-8337-5
On pre-order until 01/01/2020
$46.65 $34.99
Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Science, STEM, STEM: Interdisciplinary
Copyright 2020
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand Searchlight Books ™
Imprint Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2020-01-01
BISACS JNF061010, JNF053160, JNF025000
Dewey 609
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7 x 9
Lexile 840
Guided Reading Level S
Features Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Photo captions, Sidebars, and Table of contents

Author: Barbara Krasner

Barbara Krasner publishes the popular blog, The Whole Megillah: The Writer's Resource for Jewish-Themed Story. She is the author of many articles, short stories, poems, and books. She lives in New Jersey and teaches in the English and History departments of New Jersey colleges and universities.