- Published: New York : Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 2006.
- Year Published: 2006
- Edition: 1st ed.
- Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
- Language: English
- Format: Book
- Lexile: 720
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Marvelous Mattie : how Margaret E. Knight became an inventor
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Call number: J 921 Knight, Margaret
Available Copies: Downtown Youth, Pittsfield Youth, Traverwood Youth
Mattie Knight loved to make things ranging from a foot warmer for her mother or toys for her older brothers. Or, when she was 12, a metal guard to prevent shuttles from shooting off looms and hurting workers. Later, Mattie invented a machine that could cut and glue the square-bottomed paper bags we still use today. Meet the woman known as "the Lady Edison."
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