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Author Hall, Margaret, 1947-

Title John Deere / M.C. Hall.

Publication Info. Chicago : Heinemann Library, [2003]
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Juvenile Biography  J BIO DEERE    AVAILABLE
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Description 61 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm.
Series Lives and times.
Summary Introduces the life of John Deere, including his childhood on a Vermont farm, his work as a tanner and blacksmith apprentice, and his invention of a new, more efficient type of plow that eventually led to his founding a company and opening his own factory.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Farming for food -- The early years -- Working and learning -- A blacksmith shop -- Moving on -- Settling in the West -- Plow problems -- A new kind of plow -- The company grows -- A new factory -- Father and son -- The later years -- Learning more about John Deere -- Fact file.
Study Program Accelerated Reader LG 3.9 0.5 77968
Note Accelerated Reader LG 3.9 0.5 77968
Subject Deere, John, 1804-1886 -- Juvenile literature.
Industrialists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Plows -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Farm tractors -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Agricultural machinery industry -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 1403453276 (Lib. bdg.)
1403453357 (Pbk.)
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