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Innovators books introduce young-adult readers to some pioneering men and women who pursued new ideas and invented technologies that changed people’s lives and the events of history. While Innovators books put the developments and inventions in historical perspective, each chapter focuses on an individual and the scientific breakthrough that he or she made.

All Innovators books:

  • 144 pages
  • More than 60 black-and-white photos, drawings, and maps
  • Reinforced library bindings
  • 7" x 9"
  • Glossaries
  • Timelines or other reference aids
  • Bibliographies
  • Indexes
  • Grades 5 and up
  • $21.95 or $24.95 each


List of Innovators titles

Astronomy: Looking at the Stars
Aviation: Reaching for the Sky
Communications: Sending the Message
Computers: Processing the Data

Construction: Building the Impossible
Diseases: Finding the Cure
Forensics: Solving the Crime
Genetics: Unlocking the Secrets of Life
Medical Technology: Inventing the Instruments
Meteorology: Predicting the Weather
Motion Pictures: Making Cinema Magic
Space Flight: Crossing the Last Frontier
Weapons: Designing the Tools of War