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Thomas Edison, great American inventor

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Published by Scholastic in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Biography,
  • Inventors

  • About the Edition

    Discusses the life and many accomplishments of the famed inventor Thomas Edison.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Shelley Bedik
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTK140.E3 B43 1995
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p. :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24754821M
    ISBN 100590483579
    ISBN 109780590483575
    LC Control Number95229417
    OCLC/WorldCa34357043

    Thomas Edison Thomas Alva Edison was an American inventor and business man. He developed many devices that greatly influenced life around the world, including the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and a long-lasting, practical electric light bulb. He held more than 1, patents for his inventions.   (NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC FOR KIDS) Thomas Alva Edison was a great American inventor of the phonograph, light bulb, and he built power stations to make electricity. Barbara Kramer did an excellent job.


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