Spring 2019

Burrs to Velcro

Cover: Burrs to Velcro



Some of the greatest inventions that changed the modern world have been based on nature. In Burrs to Velcro, readers will discover how the invention of velcro was inspired by the mechanics of burrs. Book includes table of contents, glossary, index, author biographies, and sidebars.



  • Lexile® Measure: 530
  • Guided Reading Level: O

BISAC Subjects

Table of Contents

  • Clever Connector
  • Fascinating Fasteners
  • Nuisance to Inspiration
  • All Kinds of Uses
  • Glossary
  • Find Out More
  • Index
  • About the Author


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Author: Jennifer Colby


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