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Published by Scholastic in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • Edison, Thomas A. 1847-1931 -- Juvenile literature,
  • Edison, Thomas A. 1847-1931,
  • Inventors -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • Inventors

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Shelley Bedik.
GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTK140.E3 B43 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL929451M
ISBN 100590483579
LC Control Number95229417
OCLC/WorldCa34357043

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  In this book, you will learn about Edison’s busy childhood as a young inventor and entrepreneur conducting chemical experiments aboard a moving train car, his nomadic youth as a wandering telegraph operator, and about the five miraculous years of invention that produced the phonograph and the incandescent light bulb, inventions that made Edison the most /5(12). (Signature Lives) As a young boy, Thomas Alva Edison was fascinated with technology and chemical experiments. Later, his attempt to improve the telegraph led to his first creation, the phonograph, that set the stage for his life of discovery and invention/5. Thomas Edison, Great American Inventor book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(1). Thomas Edison: Great American Inventor Paperback – February 1, by Shelley Bedik (Author)Author: Shelley Bedik.

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Thomas Alva Edison (–) is his nation’s greatest inventor — the phonograph (his “favorite invention”), incandescent electric light bulb, moving-picture camera, ad infinitum, 1, Thomas Alva Edison: Great American Inventor. "As a young boy, Thomas Alva Edison was fascinated with technology and chemical experiments. Later, his attempt to improve the telegraph led to his first creation, the phonograph, that set the stage for his life of discovery and invention.4/5(1). In this book, you will learn about Edison’s busy childhood as a young inventor and entrepreneur conducting chemical experiments aboard a moving train car, his nomadic youth as a wandering telegraph operator, and about the five miraculous years of invention that produced the phonograph and the incandescent light bulb, inventions that made Edison the most famous /5.   Perfect for advanced young readers, this book tells the exciting history of the legendary Thomas Edison. Budding historians will revel in this story of the greatest inventor of the modern age. Imagine where we'd be without his brilliant creations!5/5(1).