Cover image for Lonnie Johnson : NASA scientist and inventor of the Super Soaker
Title:
Lonnie Johnson : NASA scientist and inventor of the Super Soaker
Publication Information:
North Mankato : Pebble, 2020.
ISBN:
9781977114136
Physical Description:
pages cm
Target Audience:
Ages 6-8

Grades 2-3

720 L
Series:
Little inventor
Language:
English
General Note:
Includes index.
Contents:
Get wet! -- Early life -- Young inventor -- Life in Alabama -- College and beyond -- NASA scientist -- Fun invention -- Making it better -- Earth-friendly inventions -- So many inventions -- Community man.
Abstract:
"Why is Lonnie Johnson important? He invented the Super Soaker! Readers follow his journey from a NASA engineer working on missions to Jupiter and Saturn to becoming the inventor of one of the most popular toys in the United States. This story of hard work is filled with engaging text and colorful images, all reviewed by Smithsonian experts"-- Provided by publisher.
Lexile Measure:
720
Holds: