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Written by Emily Rose Oachs


ISBN: 978-0-531-13623-2

List Price: $27.00

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Not even a century ago, a computer took up an entire room. Today, a computer can fit inside your pocket! Over decades of technological advancement, the personal computer has shaped the world in ways that are still being determined. This powerful invention has changed everything from the way people communicate to how we entertain ourselves. With a series of fun facts, profiles, and a timeline, this title will fascinate anyone who has ever booted up.
Item #: 681316
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2019
Format: Reinforced Library Binding
Trim Size: 6 1/2 x 9
Pages: 32
Grades: 2 - 8
Ages: 7 - 13
  • Consistent style and structure adds familiarity to a more advanced reading experience for those who have completed the levels of Blastoff! Readers
  • Narrative openings show the invention being used today
  • Pioneer profiles highlight inventors, what they invented, and how their ideas developed
  • Diagrams of the inventions’ functionalities show readers the inventions’ parts and how each invention works
  • Profiles of each invention highlights inventions’ key elements
  • Timelines visually map out the history of the inventions
  • www.factsurfer.com provides age-appropriate, relevant, and safe search results