Book of Firsts

Book of Firsts

Book - 2005
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Whether it's the first automobile rolling off the assembly line or the first manned mission into outer space, the SCHOLASTIC BOOK OF FIRSTS will include the stories behind more than 500 of those starting points, touching on entertaining trivia and core-curricular topics.Kids will be fascinated with off-beat firsts like:First Sneakers: Keds have been around since 1917!The first modern zipper was created in 1913 by Gideon Sundback!A dog named Laika was the first Earth creature ever sent into space!First Successful Color Film: Flowers and Trees by Walt Disney in 1932!
Alternative Title: Scholastic book of firsts
Publisher: New York : Scholastic Reference, 2005.
ISBN: 9780439676076
Branch Call Number: 031.02
Characteristics: 320 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.


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