Author: Margaret Cousins
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers; Paperback
Period: 1847-1931, 19th-20th century US; Non-fiction
A Landmark Book
Young readers will be enthralled by the amazing story of inventor Thomas Edison, a genius who forever changed life in the 20th century--and beyond. By the end of his career, Edison had invented the light bulb, motion pictures, and the phonograph and made improvements in almost every other means of communication in use today.
Other Landmark Books:
Abe Lincoln: Log Cabin to White House, American Revolution, As Far As the Eye Can Reach: Lewis & Clark's Westward Quest, Ben Franklin of Old Philadelphia, California Gold Rush, Genghis Khan and the Mongul Hordes, Gettysburg, Joan of Arc, Landing of the Pilgrims, Leonardo da Vinci, The Magna Charta, The Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt, The Pioneers Go West, The Vikings, The Witchcraft of Salem Village, and The Wright Brothers: Pioneers of American Aviation.