Remember Me

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Interesting text paired with photographs and illustrations provides readers with a rich context in which the achievements of George Ferris are highlighted. Will be of high interest, even to reluctant readers!
Publisher Summary
A portrait of the engineer who invented the Ferris wheel describes the ambitious ideas that inspired him to build the largest wheel in the world for the Chicago World's Fair in 1893. Simultaneous.

Have you ever ridden a Ferris wheel? You go up, up, up and can see for miles! But when the inventor of the Ferris wheel, George Ferris, first pitched the idea, everyone thought he was crazy. A 250-foot bicycle wheel that goes around and around and carries people in train cars? Can't be done, they said. But George proved them wrong. Read about how George's hard work, courage, and imagination created one of the most famous fair rides today.

George Ferris, What a Wheel covers the concepts Imagination and Problem Solving.

George Ferris, What a Wheel covers the concepts Imagination and Problem Solving.
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