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Robert Fulton's steamboat

Author: Renée C Rebman
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minn. : Compass Point Books, ©2008.
Series: We the people (Series) (Compass Point Books)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Covers the life and career of Robert Fulton, the American inventor whose version of the steamship provided travelers with a relatively fast and inexpensive means of transportation.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Robert Fulton; Robert Fulton; Robert Fulton
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Renée C Rebman
ISBN: 9780756533519 0756533511
OCLC Number: 80918098
Description: 48 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: "Fulton's folly" --
Imagination at work --
European adventures --
Building the boat --
Steam is king --
Fulton's legacy --
Glossary --
Did you know? --
Important dates --
Important people --
Want to know more? --
Index.
Series Title: We the people (Series) (Compass Point Books)
Responsibility: by Renée C. Rebman.
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Covers the life and career of Robert Fulton, the American inventor whose version of the steamship provided travelers with a relatively fast and inexpensive means of transportation.

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