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Thomas Alva Edison, great inventor

by Nancy Smiler Levinson

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Published by Scholastic Inc. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Edison, Thomas A. 1847-1931 -- Juvenile literature,
    • Edison, Thomas A. 1847-1931,
    • Inventors -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
    • Electric engineers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
    • Inventors

    • About the Edition

      Traces the life and contributions of the American genius who changed the world forever through his inventions including the electric lightbulb and the phonograph.

      Edition Notes

      StatementNancy Smiler Levinson.
      SeriesScholastic biography
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTK140.E3 L48 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination68 p. :
      Number of Pages68
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL742710M
      ISBN 100590527673
      LC Control Number97135053
      OCLC/WorldCa35867683

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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.

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