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Marvelous Mattie : how Margaret E. Knight became an inventor

Author: Emily Arnold McCully
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Mattie Knight loved to make things ranging from a foot warmer for her mother or toys for her older brothers. Or, when she was 12, a metal guard to prevent shuttles from shooting off looms and hurting workers. Later, Mattie invented a machine that could cut and glue the square-bottomed paper bags we still use today. Meet the woman known as "the Lady Edison."
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Margaret E Knight; Margaret E Knight; Margaret E Knight; Margaret E Knight
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Emily Arnold McCully
ISBN: 0374348103 9780374348106 1415663939 9781415663936
OCLC Number: 56956253
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection.
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2007.
Amelia Bloomer Award, 2007
Target Audience: Elementary Grade.; 720
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Responsibility: Emily Arnold McCully.
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Mattie Knight loved to make things ranging from a foot warmer for her mother or toys for her older brothers. Or, when she was 12, a metal guard to prevent shuttles from shooting off looms and hurting workers. Later, Mattie invented a machine that could cut and glue the square-bottomed paper bags we still use today. Meet the woman known as "the Lady Edison."

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