The Story Behind Electricity (True Stories)

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How does a lightning rod work? What animals use electricity? Why did Thomas Edison have to build a power station? To uncover the hidden facts behind everyday things, explore the secrets of True Stories. True Stories reveals the surprising truth about a range of subjects. Discover everything you could wish to know, and some things youll wish you didnt, about a huge range of topics!

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Sean Stewart Price has written more than 50 books for children and teenagers, and his biography ""Front Page Lives: Benazir Bhutto"" garnered a starred review from Booklist. He has edited nine books for teachers and contributed to numerous text books and reference works. A former managing editor of ""Junior Scholastic"" magazine in New York, Price has written articles for publications such as ""National Geographic Kids"" and ""The New York Times Upfront"". He lives with his family in Alabama.

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These books live up to their promise to ""uncover the hidden facts behind everyday things."" Price explains how chocolate was discovered and became popular, its ingredients, the chocolate-making process, and how companies like Hershey and Cadbury became suc --School Library Journal

Kids want to know how the world works and this series helps them to do just that. From skyscrapers to electricity to cotton, readers can discover the facts of just about anything. As all good reference books do, this series contains a contents page, timel --Library Media Connection

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