Marvelous Mattie

How Margaret E. Knight Became An Inventor

McCully, Emily Arnold

Book - 2006
Average Rating: 3 stars out of 5.
Marvelous Mattie
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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."

Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 2006
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 0374348103
9780374348106
Branch Call Number: j B-Kn7445m 2006 Beginning Facts
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) :,col. ill. ;,29 cm

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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 ... Read More »

It started with a paper bag, actually with the machine that folded bags. Mattie had to prove she was its inventor, but once she did, there was no stopping her.


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