Design Technology, 3-5 Literature Links: Constraints and Advantages

Better Mousetraps: Product Improvements that Led to Success by Nathan Aaseng
Egg Drop Blues by Jacqueline Turner Banks
Machines and How They Work by David Burnie
The Toothpaste Millionaire by Jean Merrill
Freckle Juice by Judy Blume
The Great Brain by John D. Fitzgerald
Invention Book by Steven Caney
Mistakes that Worked by Charlotte Foltz Jones
The Rejects: People and Products that Outsmarted the Experienced by Nathan Aaseng
Stories Behind Everyday Things by Jane Polley
The Way Things Work by David Macaulay
Inventor's Workshop by Alan J. McCormick
Science from Toys by Don Radford
Science, Models, and Toys by Don Radford
Robot Named Chip by Phillippe Dupasquier
Bored-Nothing to do by Peter Spier
Jesse Builds a Road by Lawrence Pringle
The Last Hundred Years: Household Technology by Daniel Cohen
The Invention of Ordinary Things by Donald Wulffson
An Illustrated History of Inventions from the Wheel to the Computer by Edward DeBono
Weird and Wacky Inventions by Autumn Stanley
Outward Dreams: Black Inventors and Their Inventions by Jim Haskins
Galimoto by Karen L. Williams