George Ferris: What a Wheel by Barbara Lowell
Have you ever ridden a Ferris wheel? You can see for miles! But when the inventor of the Ferris wheel, George Ferris, first pitched his idea to the designers of the 1893 World's Fair in Chicago, they all thought he was crazy. A 250-foot wheel that goes around and around and carries people in train cars? Can't be done, they said. But George proved them wrong.
Penguin Core Concepts expose children to a diverse range of literary and informational text which meet many of the Common Core Standards. This book covers the concepts of imagination and problem solving.