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Landmark Books "RM" is described by The New York Times as "one of the most critically acclaimed, best-selling children's book series ever published". Now with bright, enticing covers and a brand-new Landmark "RM" design, these lively, highly informative books have set an industry standard for historical nonfiction that is both educational and enjoyable.

Young readers will be enthralled by the amazing story of inventor Thomas Edison, a genius who forever changed life in the 20th century — and beyond. By the end of his career, Edison had invented the light bulb, motion pictures, and the phonograph and made improvements in almost every other means of communication in use today.

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Beginning with Thomas Edison's childhood, when he set up his first laboratory in his basement as a 10-year-old, and following through his many jobs before he was able to support himself as an inventor, this is the true story of the man who brought the world the phonograph, motion pictures, and even the electric light bulb--revolutionary inventions that forever changed the way people live.<BR>"One of the most critically acclaimed, best-selling children's book series ever published."--"The New York Times<BR>Margaret Cousins is also the author of the Landmark Book "Ben Franklin of <BR>Old Philadelphia.

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ISBN:
9780394848839
Author:
Cousins, Margaret
Publisher:
Random House Books for Young Readers
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Historical
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Biography / Autobiography
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Science & Technology
Subject:
Edison, thomas a. (thomas alva), 1847-1931
Subject:
History - United States/19th Century
Subject:
Inventors
Subject:
Nonfiction
Subject:
Electric engineers
Subject:
Inventors -- United States.
Subject:
Science & Technology - Electricity & Electronics
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Biography
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Landmark Books (Paperback)
Series Volume:
0008
Publication Date:
19810831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 5 up to 8
Language:
English
Illustrations:
BLACK and WHITE
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
7.72x5.10x.61 in. .29 lbs.
Age Level:
08-14

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"Synopsis" by , Beginning with Thomas Edison's childhood, when he set up his first laboratory in his basement as a 10-year-old, and following through his many jobs before he was able to support himself as an inventor, this is the true story of the man who brought the world the phonograph, motion pictures, and even the electric light bulb--revolutionary inventions that forever changed the way people live.<BR>"One of the most critically acclaimed, best-selling children's book series ever published."--"The New York Times<BR>Margaret Cousins is also the author of the Landmark Book "Ben Franklin of <BR>Old Philadelphia.
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