Who Was Thomas Alva Edison

Author: Margaret Frith
Publisher: Perfection Learning
ISBN: 075695830X
Release Date: 2006-01-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

This book is a biography of the inventor Thomas Edison, who has changed the world with such revolutionary inventions as the phonograph, electric lighting, and motion pictures. Who Was...? series.

The Story of Thomas Alva Edison

Author: Margaret Cousins
Publisher:
ISBN: 1442006501
Release Date: 2009-04-09
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Edison's unusual life and valuable contributions to technology are surveyed in this rags-to-riches story of the great inventor

Thomas Alva Edison

Author: Michael Burgan
Publisher: Capstone
ISBN: 0756518849
Release Date: 2006-07-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Learn about the life of this American genius.

Thomas Alva Edison

Author: Gene Adair
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780195087994
Release Date: 1996-08-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Details the life and work of Thomas Edison, who developed the electric light bulb and over 1000 patents for other inventions and innovations.

The Wizard of Menlo Park

Author: Randall E. Stross
Publisher: Broadway Books
ISBN: 9781400047635
Release Date: 2008-03
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

An in-depth portrait of America's greatest inventor journeys inside the life and Menlo Park, New Jersey, laboratory of Thomas Edison, documenting not only his revolutionary technological innovations, but also his remarkable ability to promote and market himself and his creations. Reprint. 30,000 first printing.

A Picture Book of Thomas Alva Edison

Author: Alexandra Wallner
Publisher:
ISBN: 0823412466
Release Date: 1996
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

An introduction to the genius with a curious mind who loved to experiment and who invented the phonograph, light bulb, movie camera, and numerous other items.

Who Was Thomas Alva Edison

Author: Margaret Frith
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101639924
Release Date: 2005-12-29
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

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.

Thomas Alva Edison

Author: Ellen M. Dolan
Publisher: Enslow Pub Incorporated
ISBN: 0766010147
Release Date: 1998-01-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Details the life and work of Thomas Edison, who developed the electric light bulb and over 1000 patents for other inventions and innovations.

Inventing the Future

Author: Marfe Ferguson Delano
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426322204
Release Date: 2015-03-10
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Presents a biography of the tireless Thomas Edison, illustrated with many photos of his life and inventions.

Thomas Alva Edison Bringer of Light

Author: Carol Greene
Publisher: Children's Press(CT)
ISBN: PSU:000024844451
Release Date: 1985
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

A biography of the ingenious American whose inventions include the electric light bulb, the phonograph, and other useful items.

Thomas Alva Edison

Author: David C. King
Publisher:
ISBN: 1878668552
Release Date: 1995-05-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Primary source documents capture Edison's spirit, the progress he made on new inventions and the setbacks - both personal and professional. Historian and author David King weaves a story from his own research into Edison's journals, letters, lab notes, drawings, peer criticism, and news accounts of the day. Grade 5 to adult.

The Story of Thomas A Edison

Author: Inez Nellie Canfield McFee
Publisher:
ISBN: NYPL:33433082356704
Release Date: 1922
Genre: Electronic books

The Story of Thomas A. Edison is written for young readers to chronicle the life of "The Wizard." Its author's hope was to inspire in them the same sense of curiosity in the scientific world that Edison had.