Thomas Edison

Young Inventor

Thomas Edison

For Ages: 8 - 12
Modern life wouldn’t be the same without Thomas Edison, an all-star of American history and the acclaimed inventor and developer of the telegraph, electric light bulb, alkaline battery, and more.

Thomas Edison was born in 1847, in a time without phonographs, moving pictures, or reliable electric light bulbs…because he hadn’t invented them yet!

From his early beginnings in Ohioto his legendary lab in Menlo Park, the childhood and life of Thomas Edison are illuminated in this narrative biography.
  • Aladdin | 
  • 192 pages | 
  • ISBN 9780020418504 | 
  • October 1986 | 
  • Grades 4 - 6

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