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Rubik's Cube creator : Erno Rubik

Author: Paige V Polinsky
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Checkerboard Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company, [2018] ©2018
Series: Toy trailblazers.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this engaging biography, readers will learn about the inventor of Rubik's Cube, Erno Rubik. Follow the story of Professor Rubik as he invents the Magic Cube and moves past its disappointing flop in Hungary to winning Toy of the Year and international success as Rubik's Cube. Sidebars, historic photos, and a glossary enhance readers' understanding of this topic. Additional features include a table of contents, an  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Juvenile works
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Ernő Rubik; Erno Rubik; Erno Rubik; Ernő Rubik
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paige V Polinsky
ISBN: 9781532110986 1532110987
OCLC Number: 1003716971
Notes: Includes index.
Target Audience: Grades 3-6.; 780
Description: 32 pages : illustrations, color ; 21 cm.
Contents: Young Erno --
Dedicated designer --
Teaching tool --
Cracking the cube --
A clunky dud --
Back to life --
Smart sales --
Cube construction --
Flash and fade --
Busy in Budapest --
The need for speed --
Still turning --
Timeline.
Series Title: Toy trailblazers.
Responsibility: Paige V. Polinsky.

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In this engaging biography, readers will learn about the inventor of Rubik's Cube, Erno Rubik. Follow the story of Professor Rubik as he invents the Magic Cube and moves past its disappointing flop in Hungary to winning Toy of the Year and international success as Rubik's Cube. Sidebars, historic photos, and a glossary enhance readers' understanding of this topic. Additional features include a table of contents, an index, a timeline and fun facts. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

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