The Story of Thomas Alva Edison

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Beginning with Thomas Edison's childhood, when he set up his first laboratory in his basement as a 10-year-old, and following through his many jobs before he was able to support himself as an inventor, this is the true story of the man who brought the world the phonograph, motion pictures, and even the electric light bulb--revolutionary inventions that forever changed the way people live.
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  • SKU: 9780394848839
  • SKU10: 0394848837
  • Title: The Story of Thomas Alva Edison
  • Series: Landmark Books (Paperback)
  • Qty Remaining Online: 18
  • Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
  • Date Published: Aug 1981
  • Pages: 192
  • Illustrated: Yes
  • Age Range: 8 - 12
  • Grade Level: 3rd Grade thru 7th Grade
  • Weight lbs: 0.29
  • Dimensions: 7.72" L x 5.10" W x 0.61" H
  • Features: Price on Product, Index, Illustrated, Ikids
  • Themes: Theometrics | Secular; Chronological Period | 19th Century; Chronological Period | 20th Century; Sex & Gender | Masculine;
  • Subject: Biography & Autobiography - Historical


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