Super Soaker Inventor Lonnie Johnson

  • Type: Books
  • By: Heather E. Schwartz
  • Age Category: Children
  • Genre: Biography & Memoir
  • Recommended by: Ramona B.P.
  • ISBN/UPC: 9781512456325
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What would summer be like without a Super Soaker?

Meet Lonnie Johnson, inventor of one of the most famous summer toys ever (or winter for those brave enough!)  Share in his journey from Mobile, AL (and what he sat on fire) to the US Airforce; to working on space missions for NASA; and of course, the surprising way he came up with the Super Soaker and many other inventions!

This book is part of an excellent series tilted, STEM trailblazer BIOS. I’d highly recommended this series for any reader, but especially for reluctant readers; anyone interested in a STEM field; entrepreneurship and those looking for encouraging stories. The vivid photographs, mixture of familiar words plus more challenging terms make this series an excellent choice for reading aloud and shared reading as well.