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Marvelous Mattie

How Margaret E. Knight Became An Inventor
McCully, Emily Arnold (Book - 2006 )
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Mattie Knight loved to make things ranging from a foot warmer for her mother or toys for her older brothers. Or, when she was 12, a metal guard to prevent shuttles from shooting off looms and hurting workers. Later, Mattie invented a machine that could cut and glue the square-bottomed paper bags we still use today. Meet the woman known as "the Lady Edison."
Authors: McCully, Emily Arnold
Statement of Responsibility: Emily Arnold McCully
Title: Marvelous Mattie
how Margaret E. Knight became an inventor
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus, Giroux, c2006
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references
Summary: Mattie Knight loved to make things ranging from a foot warmer for her mother or toys for her older brothers. Or, when she was 12, a metal guard to prevent shuttles from shooting off looms and hurting workers. Later, Mattie invented a machine that could cut and glue the square-bottomed paper bags we still use today. Meet the woman known as "the Lady Edison."
Subject Headings: Knight, Margaret E., 1838-1914 Inventors United States Biography
Topical Term: Inventors
LCCN: 2004056415
ISBN: 0374348103
9780374348106
Branch Call Number: J B Knight M
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