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The Woman Who Invented Windshield Wipers

Mary Anderson and Her Wonderful Invention

Series: Inventors at Work!

By Sara L. Latta

Most people can't imagine a car without windshield wipers. How would you possibly see during a snow storm or downpour? But there was a time when drivers had to wipe the windshield themselves to clear it of snow and rain. And boy did they get wet! Find out how Mary Anderson's smart thinking helped her get a patent for the Windshield Cleaning Device.

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Reviews

"Highlighting mainly leer-known inventors of well-known products, these books straightforwardly relate the history, science, process of discovery, and the challenges each person faced in developing his or her invention."

The Horn Book Guide, Fall 2014

"Readers learn about the lives of the inventors and what drove them. Young readers are encouraged to explore their own ideas and are told how to research their own inventions."

Library Media Connection, November/December 2014

"Librarians looking to beef up biography sections or supplement curricular units have some solid and well-written...choices here."

School Library Journal, August 2014

"This is a great book for beginning readers with lots of interesting pictures and clear, understandable text. This book may be the first step towards a great invention."

National Science Teachers Association Recommends Web site, posted April 12, 2014

"An intriguing look at an everyday device."

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