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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 8-11

Series: Who Was...? (Paperback)

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

 
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