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Author Dershewitz, Laura, author.

Title The house that cleaned itself : the true story of Frances Gabe's (mostly) marvelous invention / by Laura Dershewitz and Susan Romberg ; illustrated by Meghann Rader.

Publication Info. Seattle, WA : The Innovation Press, [2019]
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 95th Street Juvenile Nonfiction  J 609.2 DER    AVAILABLE
 Naper Blvd. Juvenile Nonfiction  J 609.2 DER    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Juvenile Nonfiction  J 609.2 DER    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Summary "Like most of us, Frances Gabe detested housework -- she found cleaning a "nerve-twangling bore". Unlike most of us, she invented a contraption to free herself from this tedious task forever: a self-cleaning house! Gabe's wacky, wonderful home included almost 70 new patented inventions, from a soap-spraying sprinkler in the ceiling to a kitchen cabinet that washed, dried, and stored dishes all in one place. Though Gabe's invention didn't catch on, her determination and clever thinking remind us that we don't have to accept the world as it is; we can improve it using our minds and our own two hands."--Provided by publisher.
Subject Gabe, Frances -- Juvenile literature.
Inventors -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Women inventors -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Creative nonfiction, American -- Juvenile literature.
Picture books -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author Romberg, Susan, author.
Rader, Meghann, illustrator.
Added Title True story of Frances Gabe's mostly marvelous invention
ISBN 9781943147656 (hbk.)
1943147655 (hbk.)
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