Thomas Edison: Physicist and Inventor

Thomas Edison: Physicist and Inventor

by Mary Boone


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Thomas Edison wasn't just an inventor. He was also a physicist and businessman. Young readers will discover how he became a great scientist whose inventions made a better life for most everyone.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781543506471
Publisher: Capstone
Publication date: 01/01/2018
Series: STEM Scientists and Inventors Series
Pages: 24
Product dimensions: 8.12(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.31(d)
Age Range: 6 - 8 Years

About the Author

Mary Boone has ridden an elephant, jumped out of an airplane, and hung out backstage with a boy band – all to do research for her articles and books. Mary has written more than 45 books for young readers. She grew up in Iowa and now lives in Tacoma, Wash., with her husband, two teen-age children, and an Airedale terrier named Iris.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Young Edison 4

Chapter 2 Curiosity Leads to Invention 8

Chapter 3 The Most Famous Inventions 12

Chapter 4 More Inventions 18

Glossary 22


Internet Sites 23

Critical Thinking Questions 24

Index 24


highlights both women and men successful in STEM fields; perfect biography for simple reports

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