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The Grimy, Gross Unusual History of the Toilet
This title covers these subjects: Sewerage., Sewage disposal., Toilets.
The Grimy, Gross Unusual History of the Toilet
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The Grimy, Gross Unusual History of the Toilet

They have witnessed the birth and death of kings and have risen and crumbled alongside empires. What are they? Toilets! Over the years, the toilet has been given several names, including privy, loo, and outhouse, to name a few. But no matter what they're called, we all use them for the same thing. From ancient cesspits to the talking toilets of tomorrow, get the full scoop on this marvelous invention and how its gross, grimy past has given us a brighter, cleaner future.

Reading LevelGrades 3-4
Interest LevelGrades 5-9
Lexile LevelIG840L
ATOS Level5.6
AR Points1
AR Quiz #145522
Early Intervention Level27
PublisherCapstone Press
Page Count48
Capstone Interactive eBook
List Price: $53.32 School/Library Price



Book Pushin Cats blog, Tri State Young Adult Review Committee - Linda McNeil

"The content was nicely chosen for young readers. It contained information that was interesting and not commonly found in other books on this topic." - Book Pushin Cats blog, Tri State Young Adult Review Committee

March 31, 2012

Nel Yomtov

Nel Yomtov

Nel Yomtov is a writer of children’s nonfiction books and graphic novels. He specializes in writing about history, country studies, science, and biography. His graphic novel adaptation, Jason and the Golden Fleece, published by Stone Arch Books/Capstone was a winner of the 2009 Moonbeam Children’s Book Award and the 2011 Lighthouse Literature Award. Nel is an avid American military history buff and has written two additional graphic novels for Capstone, True Stories of World War I and True Stories of the Civil War. He lives in the New York City area.

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