Clarence Birdseye's Outrageous Idea About Frozen Food Mark Kurlansky. all, he
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Nonfiction for kids interested in science, biography, and early entrepreneurs, this work explores the life story of Clarence Birdseye, the man who revolutionized the frozen food industry and changed the way people eat all over the world. Adapted from Mark Kurlansky’s adult work Birdseye: The Adventures of a Curious Man. Adventurer and inventor Clarence Birdseye had a fascination with food preservation that led him to develop and patent the Birdseye freezing process and start the company that still bears his name today. His limitless curiosity spurred his other inventions, including the electric sunlamp, an improved incandescent lightbulb, and a harpoon gun to tag finback whales. This true story of an early inventor/entrepreneur is not only thrilling but also explains the science and early technology behind food preservation. Simultaneously available in a hardcover and trade paperback edition. Each edition includes an 8-page black-and-white photo insert. From the Hardcover edition.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-11-11 - Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers
Nonfiction for kids interested in science, biography, and early entrepreneurs, this work explores the life story of Clarence Birdseye, the man who revolutionized the frozen food industry and changed the way people eat all over the world. Adapted from Mark Kurlansky’s adult work Birdseye: The Adventures of a Curious Man.
Journeying back into history to a time when 'frost fairs' were routinely held on the frozen River Thames, this book explains why such winters happen and why they might return. It also tells the stories of the three worst winters of the 20th century - arguably the worst winters ever.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-06 - Publisher: Dog Ear Publishing
"A Mind Frozen in Time" is a Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) recovery guide intended for survivors of traumatic experience and their families. It was developed while working with individuals who have suffered traumas related to their military service. However, the themes and principles apply to most types of traumatic experiences
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-06-06 - Publisher: Oxford University Press - Children
1956 Freddy and Polly are used to helping their father with his experiments. So they don't mind being put into cryonic suspension - having their hearts frozen until their father wakes them up again. They know it will only be for an hour or two, so there's nothing to worry
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-11-12 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
The Franklin expedition was not alone in suffering early and unexplained deaths. Indeed, both Back (1837) and Ross (1849) suffered early onset of unaccountable "debility" aboard ship and Ross suffered greater fatalities during his single winter in the Arctic than did Franklin during his first. Both expeditions were forced to