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Mistakes That Worked
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Random House Children's Books 2015
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Popsicles, potato chips, Silly Putty, Velcro, and many other familiar things have fascinating stories behind them. In fact, dozens of products and everyday items had surprisingly haphazard beginnings. Mistakes That Worked offers forty of these unusual tales, along with hilarious cartoons and weird and amazing facts. Readers will be surprised and inspired!

From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Street Date:
05/12/2015
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780307557988
ASIN:
B004CFAZIG
Reading Level:
MG
Level 6.8, 2 Points
Lexile measure:
1040
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APA Citation (style guide)

Charlotte Foltz Jones. (2015). Mistakes That Worked. Random House Children's Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Charlotte Foltz Jones. 2015. Mistakes That Worked. Random House Children's Books.

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Charlotte Foltz Jones, Mistakes That Worked. Random House Children's Books, 2015.

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Charlotte Foltz Jones. Mistakes That Worked. Random House Children's Books, 2015. Web.

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