Reinventing Invention

A Crayola ® Guide to Innovation

  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Inventions change people’s lives. But the stories told about how they were invented are often wrong. That story you heard of an overnight success took years of hard work and countless failed attempts to create. Discover the true stories behind inventions from the lifesaving gas mask to the thrilling Super Soaker.

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Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Science
Category 5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Browseable Nonfiction, 5KN: Traditional Nonfiction, STEM, STEM: Engineering
Copyright 2021
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand Crayola ®
Imprint Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2021-03-02
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF007090, JNF061010, JNF025080
Dewey 609
Dimensions 8 x 10
Lexile 890
Guided Reading Level R
Features Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Reviewed, and Table of contents

Author: Jennifer Boothroyd

Jennifer Boothroyd taught elementary school for many years. She currently helps visitors explore the outdoors at a local nature center. Jennifer enjoys spending time with her family, taking pictures, and traveling. She is a huge Disney geek and loves planning trips to Walt Disney World for her friends and family.


School Library Journal

“[A] pleasing layout, eye-catching pictures, and helpful diagrams. A fine addition for readers who are searching for quick facts about inventions and inventors.”—School Library Journal