Mr. Ferris and His Wheel

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Mr. Ferris and His Wheel

by Kathryn Gibbs Davis

Illustrations by Gilbert Ford

First Release:

September 2014

ISBN: 9780547959221

To build his masterpiece in time for the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair, George Ferris overcame a skeptical public, limited funds, freezing temperatures . . . and quicksand! Quote sources. Selected bibliography. Web sites. Black-and-white photograph. Full-color illustrations in digital mixed media with ink and watercolor.

  • ISBN: 9780547959221
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
    Page Count: 40
    Trim Size: 10" x 10"
    Dewey Classification: 791.06/802
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 5.1, Points: 0.5
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 6.2, Points: 3
    Lexile: Level: 900L
    Awards & Honors: Booklist 2014 Top 10 Books for Youth, Science & Health; 2015 NCTE Orbis Pictus Honor Book; The Cook Prize, 2015 Finalist
    Genre: Nonfic
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