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Karl Benz and the single cylinder engine

Author: John Bankston
Publisher: Hockessin, Del. : Mitchell Lane Publishers, ©2005.
Series: Uncharted, unexplored, and unexplained.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : English
Summary:
Many men had tried to invent a "horseless carriage." Karl Benz was only one of them. In 1885, he succeeded in building the first three-wheeled automobile. He didn't plan on starting his own automobile revolution. In fact, not many people bought his first car. But a century later the company he built is still in existence. And his contribution to self-powered vehicles has changed millions of lives.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Karl Benz; Karl Benz; Karl Benz; Karl Benz
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Bankston
ISBN: 1584152443 9781584152446
OCLC Number: 53376069
Description: 48 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Tired of biking --
Fyinfo: Nicolas-Joseph Cugnot --
Sailing with Karl --
Fyinfo: Revolutions! --
Engine-ering --
Fyinfo: Bicycles --
Bertha's caper --
Fyinfo: Dark history --
Race cars --
Fyinfo: Daimler-Chrysler --
Chronology --
Timeline of discovery --
Glossary --
Further reading --
Works consulted --
Index.
Series Title: Uncharted, unexplored, and unexplained.
Responsibility: by John Bankston.
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Many men had tried to invent a "horseless carriage." Karl Benz was only one of them. In 1885, he succeeded in building the first three-wheeled automobile. He didn't plan on starting his own automobile revolution. In fact, not many people bought his first car. But a century later the company he built is still in existence. And his contribution to self-powered vehicles has changed millions of lives.

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