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Author Schwartz, Heather E., author.

Title Super Soaker inventor Lonnie Johnson / Heather E. Schwartz.

Publication Info. Minneapolis : Lerner Publications, [2018]
Location Call No. Status
 Naper Blvd. Juvenile Nonfiction  J 921 JOH    DEPT TRANSFER
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Description 32 pages : colored illustrations ; 23 cm.
Series STEM trailblazer bios
STEM trailblazer bios
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 31) and index.
Contents Fearless inventor -- Capturing attention -- Superior soaker -- Super Soaker success -- Forward thinker
Summary In straightforward chapters with plenty of photos, entries in the STEM Trailblazer Bio series showcase notable inventors and scientists who broke barriers in their fields. Super Soaker Inventor Lonnie Johnson is perhaps the best of the bunch: the authors explain Johnson's childhood in segregated Alabama, his career as a NASA engineer, the invention of the Super Soaker, and some of his later inventions and entrepreneurial achievements.
Audience 780L Lexile
Study Program Accelerated Reader MG 5.1 0.5 190863
Subject Johnson, Lonnie, 1949- -- Juvenile literature.
African American inventors -- Alabama -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Inventors -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- Alabama -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Genre Biographies.
ISBN 9781512434477 (lb : alk. paper)
1512434477 (lb : alk. paper)
9781512456325 (pb : alk. paper)
1512456322 (pb : alk. paper)
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