The Story Of Thomas Alva Edison

Author: Margaret Cousins
ISBN: 9781442006508
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Edison's unusual life and valuable contributions to technology are surveyed in this rags-to-riches story of the great inventor

Ben Franklin Of Old Philadelphia

Author: Margaret Cousins
Publisher: Turtleback
ISBN: 9780606020398
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A biography of the American who became known for his work as a printer, author, inventor, and statesman.

The Story Of Thomas Alva Edison Inventor

Author: Margaret Davidson
Publisher: Turtleback Books
ISBN: 9780613366908
Size: 33.76 MB
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Delves into the life of the inventor Edison, recounting the joys, tragedies, and successes of his life, and explains the scientific principles behind his revolutionary work.

Meet Thomas Jefferson

Author: Marvin Barrett
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 030778696X
Size: 72.53 MB
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As the third president of the United States, he focused on exploring the country and making it grow. His fairness and love of learning made him one of the most beloved presidents of all time. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Wright Brothers

Author: Quentin James Reynolds
Size: 79.99 MB
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A biography of the two brothers from Dayton, Ohio, who built and flew the first airplane.

Timeless Thomas

Author: Gene Barretta
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
ISBN: 1466816848
Size: 45.90 MB
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And good for that, because it would be very difficult to go through a day without using one of his life-changing inventions. In this enlightening book, Gene Barretta enters the laboratories of one of America's most important inventors.

Empires Of Light

Author: Jill Jonnes
Publisher: Random House Incorporated
ISBN: 0375758844
Size: 74.43 MB
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A riveting chronicle of scientific history recounts the race among three great titans of the Gilded Age--inventor Thomas Alva Edison, creator of the incandescent light bulb; eccentric genius Nikola Tesla; and George Westinghouse, a tough ...


Author: Paul Israel
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 9780471362708
Size: 76.61 MB
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"-Kirkus Reviews The conventional story of Thomas Edison reads more like myth than history: With only three months of formal education, a hardworking young man overcomes the odds and becomes one of the greatest inventors in history.

Patriots In Petticoats

Author: Shirley Raye Redmond
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0375823581
Size: 77.89 MB
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Profiles girls and women who participated in the American Revolution by refusing to buy British merchandise, collecting money, and even going to war as wives, nurses, spies, or soldiers.