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Author Swanson, Gloria M., 1927- author.
Title I've got an idea! : the story of Frederick McKinley Jones / by Gloria M. Swanson & Margaret V. Ott.
Pub Info Minneapolis : Runestone Press, ©1994.
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book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 East Falmouth-Children's  J 920 Jon     AVAILABLE
 Vineyard Haven Children's  J B JONES     AVAILABLE
Descript 95 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Audience 990L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader MG 6.9 3 3 15505
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 91-92) and index.
Summary A biography of the black engineer and inventor credited with many inventions, including refrigeration units for trucks and railroad cars, portable X-ray units, and the ticket dispenser.
Contents Left behind -- On his own -- On his own -- On the move, south and north -- At the farm -- Speed merchant and soldier -- Electronics wizard -- Small-town talkies -- Ultra sound man -- Cool movers -- Fame, but no fortune -- Afterword -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index.
Subject Jones, Frederick McKinley, 1893-1961 -- Juvenile literature.
Jones, Frederick McKinley, 1893-1961.
African American inventors -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Inventors.
African Americans -- Biography.
Biography.
Genre Literature.
Inventors.
Add Author Ott, Margaret V. (Margaret Virginia), 1917- author.
ISBN 0822531747
9780822531746
0876148070
9780876148075
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