Young Thomas Edison

Paperback | March 19, 2009

bySterling North

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Unable to hear, Thomas Edison seemed unlikely to become one of America?s greatest inventors, but as a hardworking young man, he wasn?t about to let a minor obstacle stop him. He invented the phonograph, the incandescent lightbulb, and motion pictures, to name but three of his many important inventions. Eventually he was named ?the greatest living American.? Follow Thomas Edison?s life from losing his sense of hearing to losing his hard-earned fortune, in this intriguing biography by Newbery Honor author Sterling North.

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Unable to hear, Thomas Edison seemed unlikely to become one of America?s greatest inventors, but as a hardworking young man, he wasn?t about to let a minor obstacle stop him. He invented the phonograph, the incandescent lightbulb, and motion pictures, to name but three of his many important inventions. Eventually he was named ?the grea...

Sterling North (1906-1974) was awarded a Newbery Honor for the autobiographical Rascal.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 7.75 × 5.1 × 0.54 inPublished:March 19, 2009Publisher:Penguin Young Readers GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0142412104

ISBN - 13:9780142412107

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