Henry Ford for Kids: His Life and Ideas, with 21 Activities (For Kids series #61) (Paperback)
Packed with historic photos and illuminating sidebars, the book brings the turn of the 20th century to life. Twenty-one hands-on activities encourage young innovators to apply engineering and production ideas and learn more about the era. Kids will build a lemon-powered battery; form an assembly line; learn to "read" simple industrial drawings; design an automobile dashboard; learn to dance the waltz; and much more.
"This straightforward, even-handed biography of Henry Ford balances a description of his extraordinary success as an automobile maker with the darker aspects of his personal and professional life." —School Library Journal
“This entry in the broad-ranging For Kids series does an impressive job of offering a multidimensional perspective on a giant of industry. —Booklist
“[Henry Ford for Kids] provides a comprehensive and accessible overview of the subject matter, adds fun and informative activities, and treats history as it should be treated: without misleading filters that glamorize and/or obfuscate the truth.” —Rhapsody in Books