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characters Ú eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ Monica Kulling Ght devoted her life to inventing and is best known for the clever practical paper bag When she died in 1914 she had ninety inventions to her name and over twenty patents astounding accomplishments for a woman of her day Monica Kulling’s easy to read text peppered with lots of dialogue brings an amazing inspiring woman to lif. In the Bag Margaret Knight Wraps It Up is the newest release in Tundra’s Great Idea Series It is the biography of Margaret Mattie Knight who in 1873 became the first woman awarded a patent in the USAs in All Aboard Elijah McCoy’s Steam Engine and It’s a Snap George Eastman’s First Photograph Monica Kulling engages young readers by introducing them to the titular character as a child Mattie is twelve when she designs her first invention a safety feature later installed on all loomsWhile the books in this series may have historically relevant stories to impart they hold a greater significance too Knight McCoy and Eastman each had many hardships to overcome before their work was completed and recognized Of course a woman in Knight’s time was not expected to know anything about machines and confident in this belief Charles Annon registered Knight’s original design for a flat bottomed bag machine as his own Knight stood up fought him in court and won proving herself not only an ingenious inventor but a worthy role model as wellIn the illustrations for this book David Parkins finds a terrific balance picking up on the atmosphere Bill Slavin brought to the earlier books but infusing this volume with his own touches A full colour Knight with her wild and wiry red hair leaps off backgrounds of muted factory workersWith its subtle humour and depth of content In the Bag has much to offer to kids in Grades 1 through 3

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In the Bag review È 103 ✓ Tundra’s Great Idea Series is comprised of biographies of inventors for early readers The third book in the series introduces the fascinating Margaret Knight Known as Mattie she was different from most American girls living in 1850 She loved to make things with wood and made the best kites and sleds in town Her father died when Tundra’s Great Idea Series is comprised of biographies of inventors for early readers The third book in the series introduces the fascinating Margaret Knight Known as Mattie she was different from most American girls living in 1850 She loved to make things with wood and made the best kites and sleds in town Her father died wh. The real paper bag princess The inspiring and empowering tale of Margaret Knight an inventor in the mid 1800's when no one believed a woman could be an inventor A true story of innovation betrayal and success Margaret fights for her rights and wins a court case to owning the patent to the machine that makes flat bottom paper bags becoming the owner of the Eastern Paper Bag Company She continued to create having 90 inventions under her belt in her lifetime An amazing woman and story to share with all young people particularly girls

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In the BagEn she was only three and by the time she was twelve she was working at the local cotton mill alongside her two older brothers One day she saw a worker get injured by a shuttle that had come loose from the giant loom and the accident inspired her to invent a stop motion device It was the first of her many inventionsMargaret Kni. Margaret Knight was an amazing inventor at a time that no one believed women could do such a thing It was her invention which a man tried to claim as his own that made suare bottom paper bags the most convenient bag we use today Very interesting story beautifully illustrated In the back of the book is about Margaret