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Author Gibson, Karen Bush.
Title The life and times of Eli Whitney / Karen Bush Gibson.
Pub Info Newark, DE : Mitchell Lane Publishers, c2007.
book jacket
 East Falmouth-Children's  J 920 Whitney     AVAILABLE
Descript 48 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 24 cm.
Series Profiles in American history
Profiles in American history.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 46) and index.
Contents Ten days that changed the world: "Cotton is king" - Mechanical genius -- "Old Eli" -- Cotton gin patent: Thomas Jefferson -- Father of mass production: Whitneyville -- Visionary: Industrial revolution -- Chapter notes -- Chronology -- Timeline in history -- Further reading -- Young adults -- Works consulted -- On the internet -- Glossary -- Index.
Summary Examines the life of the inventor of the cotton gin.
Subject Whitney, Eli, 1765-1825 -- Juvenile literature.
Whitney, Eli, 1765-1825.
Inventors -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 1584154349 (library bound : alk. paper)
9781584154341 (library bound : alk. paper)
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