Informational (nonfiction), 1,184 words, Level R (Grade 3), Lexile 790L
Inventions is an informative book about many different inventions. It explains why people invent, as well as how inventions pave the way for other inventions. Some of the inventions highlighted in the book include the wheel, the engine, the lightbulb, and computers. Photographs, illustrations, and timelines support the text.
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digital, engine, integrated circuits, invention, inventors, micro-processors, patent, process, products, programmed, software, transistor
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