This guide is a resource to guide you to library resources for the sixth grade invention project.
Last Updated: Sep 29, 2014
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Try this reference set, Great Lives in History: Inventors and Inventions, as a first step in your research.
Here are a few library books about inventions. Remember to use the catalog search to find more books on this topic. Try searching the subjects: invention, invenors.
World of Invention: history's significant inventions and the people behind them
Call Number: REF 609 MCG
Smithsonian Visual Timeline of Inventions
Call Number: 609 PLA
Great Lives from History: Inventors and Inventions (4 vol.)
Call Number: REF 609.2 GRE
CDs, Super Glue, and Slsa
Call Number: REF 670 CDS
When students want the history behind products and answers to questions such as: Why was there a need? Who invented it? How is it made? How does it work? What is it made of? and more, refer them to "CDs, Super Glue, and Salsa, Series 1" and "Series 2."
A History of Invention: from stone axes to silicon chips
Call Number: 609 WIL
The Greatest Inventions of the Past 2,000 Years
Call Number: 609 GRE
The Seventy Great Inventions of the Ancient World
Call Number: 609.3 SEV
Encyclopedia of modern everyday inventions
Call Number: 609 COL
Patently Female: from AZT tp TV dinners, stories of women inventors and their breakthrough ideas
Call Number: 609.2 VAR
Call Number: 609 BEN
Brainstorm: the stories of twenty American kid inventors
Call Number: 609 PLA
The Kid Hho Invented the Popsicle and other surprising stories about invention
Call Number: 609 WUL
The Kid Who Invented the trampoline: more surprising stories about invention
Call Number: 609 WUF
Steven Caney's Invention Book
Call Number: 608 CAN
Modern Marvels: inventions that rocked the world
Call Number: 609 MAS
The Inventor's Times: real-life stories of 30 amazing creations
Call Number: 609 DRI