Matthew Ferreira

Matthew Ferreira

Biography

Matthew Ferreira lives in California and was born in 1999.

Matthew enjoys politics, geo-caching, skateboarding, and baseball. He is learning to play guitar and likes listening to all types of music. He actively participates in numerous community events such as the Walk Like Madd 5K Walk & Fun Run to benefit Mothers Against Drunk Drivers and a Thanksgiving Day walk which raised funds to help San Diego’s homeless neighbors in need. When he is not in class or doing algebra homework, Matthew can be found riding his bike, reading about sports, learning to surf or watching Dr. Who with his little sister Alyssa and his two cats.

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    by John R. Matthews

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    "Inventions That Shaped the World" introduces young readers to revolutionary inventions, and emphasizes the impact the inventions had upon life at the time of their creation and beyond. Also explored is the featured invention’s cultural significance, as well as the patterns of change that resulted from its origination. Chapters cover topics such as life before the invention, the need for the invention, its development, its influence upon culture, its evolution, and a biography on the inventor.

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