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Who Was Thomas Alva Edison?
by Margaret Frith and John O'Brien

Overview - One day in 1882, Thomas Edison flipped a switch that lit up lower Manhattan with incandescent light and changed the way people live ever after. The electric light bulb was only one of thousands of Edison s inventions, which include the phonograph and the kinetoscope, an early precursor to the movie camera.  Read more...

 
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Overview
One day in 1882, Thomas Edison flipped a switch that lit up lower Manhattan with incandescent light and changed the way people live ever after. The electric light bulb was only one of thousands of Edison s inventions, which include the phonograph and the kinetoscope, an early precursor to the movie camera. As a boy, observing a robin catch a worm and then take flight, he fed a playmate a mixture of worms and water to see if she could fly Here s an accessible, appealing biography with 100 black-and-white illustrations."

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780448437651
  • ISBN-10: 0448437651
  • Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap
  • Publish Date: December 2005
  • Page Count: 106
  • Reading Level: Ages 8-12

Series: Who Was...? (Paperback)

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Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Biography & Autobiography - Science & Technology
Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Technology - Inventions

 
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