by Don Brown. New York:NY. Amulet Books, 2019
This is the first of a science series that chronicle how one specific creative idea was built upon and inspired others that eventually created a BIG IDEA that changed or saved our world. The first in this series details how over time the idea of using rockets (first for entertainment – fireworks) became tools of warfare that eventually propelled people to the moon.
Other books in the series will cover: computing, the Industrial Revolution, atomic energy and more.