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Who Was Thomas Alva Edison?

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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... More
Book Information
PublisherGrosset & Dunlap
BindingPaperback (8 editions)
Reading LevelAges 9-12
# of Pages112
ISBN-100448437651
ISBN-13978-0448437651
Publication Date12/29/2005
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About Margaret Frith (Author) : Margaret Frith is a published author and an editor of children's books. Some of the published credits of Margaret Frith include Who Was Thomas Alva Edison? (Who Was...? (Sagebrush)), Who Was Thomas Al... more
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About Nancy Harrison (Illustrator) : Nancy Harrison is a published illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Nancy Harrison include Who Was Abraham Lincoln? (Who Was...?), Who Is Neil Armstrong? (Who Was...?), Who... more
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