Thomas Edison

Basic Biographies
  • Interest Level: Preschool - Grade 2
  • Reading Level: Grade 1

A very simple introduction to the life and accomplishments of noted scientist and inventor Thomas Alva Edison.

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978-1-61473-951-7
$34.95
Interest Level Preschool - Grade 2
Reading Level Grade 1
Genre Nonfiction
Category Geography and History
Copyright 2010
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2010-01-01
BISACS JNF007020, JNF007050
Dewey 621.3092
Graphics Full-color photographs, Historical photographs
Dimensions 9.5 x 8
Lexile 490
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Starred, and Suggested websites
Online Resources Lighting a Revolution
Edison Invents!: a game about Edison and related links
U.S. Patent Office for Kids
Time for Kids: Biography
  • Glossary
  • To Find out More
  • Index
  • About the Authors
Author: Susan Kesselring

Reviews

A noteworthy review of Basic Biographies from School Library Journal on June 1, 2010

These biographies cover salient points in an accessible way, with each title condensing important information into understandable pieces. Instead of trying to explain the exact ideas that made Einstein famous, Kesselring discusses how his ideas helped other scientists. Obama provides a… View →