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Eli Whitney and the Cotton Gin

Eli Whitney and the Cotton Gin


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Tells the story of how Eli Whitney invented the cotton gin, and the effects it had on the Southern United States. Written in graphic-novel format.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780736878951
Publisher: Capstone
Publication date: 01/01/2007
Series: Graphic Library: Inventions and Discovery Series
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 546,575
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.12(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Jessica Gunderson grew up in the small town of Washburn, North Dakota. She has a bachelor’s degree from the University of North Dakota and an MFA in Creative Writing from Minnesota State University, Mankato. She has written more than fifty books for young readers. Her book Ropes of Revolution won the 2008 Moonbeam Award for best graphic novel. She currently lives in Madison, Wisconsin, with her husband and cat.

Table of Contents

The seeds of an idea — The cotton gin is born — A stolen idea — The cost of a dream.

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