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Thomas Edison: Inspiration and Hard Work
     

Thomas Edison: Inspiration and Hard Work

by Janet Benge
 
Written for readers age 10 and up -- enjoyed by adults!

With only three months of formal education, Thomas Edison grew up to be one of the most successful inventors of all time. Applying scientific principles to practical use, he made scores of inventions and held over thirteen hundred patents, from improvements on the telegraph and phonograph to the

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Written for readers age 10 and up -- enjoyed by adults!

With only three months of formal education, Thomas Edison grew up to be one of the most successful inventors of all time. Applying scientific principles to practical use, he made scores of inventions and held over thirteen hundred patents, from improvements on the telegraph and phonograph to the development of the incandescent lamp and a whole system for distributing electricity.

Edison's rise from humble beginnings and his unceasing struggle to overcome obstacles illustrate the spirit of America. His genius and investigative methods shaped the future and continue to influence new generations.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940148122739
Publisher:
Emerald Books
Publication date:
07/11/2013
Series:
Heroes of History
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
208
File size:
734 KB

Meet the Author

Janet and Geoff Benge are a husband and wife writing team with more than twenty years of writing experience. Janet is a former elementary school teacher. Geoff holds a degree in history. Together they have a passion to make history come alive for a new generation. Originally from New Zealand, the Benges make their home in the Orlando, Florida, area.

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