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Awesome Minds


              Awesome Minds: The Inventors of LEGO Toys by Erin Hagar; art by Paige Garrison You love to play with LEGOs and now you can discover how they were invented. Learn how Danish carpenter Ole Kirk Christiansen made it through hardship to develop this beloved toy. Read More »



              Whoosh! : Lonnie Johnson’s Super-soaking Stream of Inventions / Chris Barton ; illustrated by Don Tate Chronicles the life and achievements of the NASA engineer and inventor, from his childhood to his accidental invention of the Super Soaker water gun. Read More »



              Breakaway: Beyond the Goal by Alex Morgan The Olympic gold medal-winning soccer player details her path to success, from her childhood in California to her time on the United States’ National team. Read More »



              Nadia : The Girl Who Couldn’t Sit Still  by Karlin Gray ; illustrated by Christine Davenier Nadia Comaneci was a feisty and fearless little girl who went from climbing trees in the forests of Romania to swinging into history at the 1976 Olympic Games, where she received an unprecedented seven perfect scores in ... Read More »