Most readers will recognize the name, but their information might be limited to Thomas Alva Edison's most famous inventions, including the light bulb, phonograph, and motion picture camera. This brief introductory biography introduces young readers to Edison's extraordinary life and brilliant mind. Beginning with his younger years, this book guides readers through his school and work experiences, highlighting his inspirations and other talents, such as salesmanship. An overview of his many later inventions make clear why he was called the "Wizard of Menlo Park" and has such a prominent place in history.
Series: Britannica Beginner Bios Series
Interest Level: Grades K-3
Guided Reading Level: I
Lexile Level: 710
ISBN: 9781622756933 (Print) 9781622756964 (E-book)
Includes Teacher's Notes