From bicycles to umbrellas, the Walkman to bar codes, innovative ideas can mold the world in unexpected, fantastical ways. Ideas that Changed The World takes some of the most important ideas in history and displays them using stunning photography and detailed information. This VOYA Nonfiction Honor List and IRA Young Adult Choice 2011 winner brings the stories of great ideas to life in their historical context, sharing how they were inspired and then implemented. Readers will be in awe as they learn about satellites, antibiotics, microscopes, film animation, surfboards, submarines, TV, and more. Ideas That Changed the World takes the stories of the most insightful advancements in history and shows how these innovations affect us all.
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