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Stopping bullets with a thread : Stephanie Kwolek and her incredible invention

Author: Edwin Brit Wyckoff
Publisher: Berkeley Heights, NJ : Enslow, ©2008.
Series: Genius at work.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Biography of the woman chemist who invented Kevlar, a superstrong fiber used to make, among other things, bullet-resistent vests.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Juvenile works
Inventors
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Stephanie Kwolek; Stephanie Kwolek; Stephanie Kwolek; Stephanie Kwolek
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edwin Brit Wyckoff
ISBN: 9780766028500 076602850X
OCLC Number: 74029319
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1 The Deadliest Chase 5 --
2 Designing Fashions and Fibers 9 --
3 Challenging Nature 14 --
4 The Cloudy Outlook 19 --
5 The Survivors' Club 23 --
Learn More: Books and Internet Addresses 31.
Series Title: Genius at work.
Responsibility: Edwin Brit Wyckoff.
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Biography of the woman chemist who invented Kevlar, a superstrong fiber used to make, among other things, bullet-resistent vests.

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