Item description for Thomas Edison: Inspiration and Hard Work (Heroes of History) by Janet Benge & Geoff Benge...
Overview With only three months of formal education, Thomas Edison grew up to be one of the most successful inventors of all time. Applying scientific principles to practical use, he made scores of inventions and held over thirteen hundred patents, from improvements on the telegraph and phonograph to the development of the incandescent lamp and a whole system for distributing electricity. (1847-1931) Edison's rise from humble beginnings and his unceasing struggle to overcome obstacles illustrate the spirit of America. His genius and investigative methods shaped the future and continue to influence new generations. Heroes of History is a unique biography series that brings the shaping of history to life with the remarkable true stories of fascinating men and women who changed the course of history. The stories of Heroes of History are told in an engaging narrative format, where related history, geography, government, and science topics come to life and make a lasting impression. This is a premier biography line for the entire family.
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Studio: Emerald Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.28" Width: 5.39" Height: 0.59" Weight: 0.4 lbs.
Release Date May 25, 2007
Publisher YWAM Publishing
Grade Level Multiple Grades
Series Heroes Of History
Series Number 17
ISBN 193209637X ISBN13 9781932096378
Availability 0 units.
More About Janet Benge & Geoff Benge
Janet and Geoff Benge are a husband and wife writing team with twenty years of writing experience. Janet is a former elementary school teacher. Geoff holds a degree in history. Together they have a passion to make history come alive for a new generation. Originally from New Zealand, the Benges make their home in the Orlando, Florida, area.
Janet Benge currently resides in Orlando, in the state of Florida. Janet Benge was born in 1958.
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highly recommended Sep 11, 2008
I highly recommend the Heroes of History series. The books engage the reader, and make learning fun and exciting. I purchased all of the titles for my child, and it was one of the best book purchases that I have made. The books quickly became favorites. Fun and educational -- you can't beat that.