Who Was Thomas Alva Edison?
This accessible, appealing biography shines the light on Thomas Edison, the inventor of the electric light bulb, along with the phonograph and a precursor to the movie camera called a kinetoscope.
Thomas Alva Edison High School Philadelphia Pa
One day in 1882, Thomas Edison flipped a switch that lit up lower Manhattan with incandescent light and changed the way people live ever after. 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. As a boy, observing a robin catch a worm and then take flight, he fed a playmate a mixture of worms and water to see if she could fly! Here’s an accessible, appealing biography with 100 black-and-white
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