From Football to Fig Newtons: 76 American Inventors and The Inventions You Know By Heart by Brian D'Ambrosio
Approx. 39,110 words.
Published on June 16, 2012.
Who invented football, bluegrass music, Mr. Potato Head, the Kentucky Derby, Sesame Street and the telephone? If you said Walter Camp, Bill Monroe, George Lerner, William Meriwether Lewis Clark Jr, Joan Ganz Cooney, and Antonio Meucci, respectively, then, you are smarter than this book. The answers and stories, along with 70 others, can be found within. Forgotten American inventors get recognized!