Anne Gaines Thomas Edison

ISBN 13: 9781618106834

Thomas Edison

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Discover The Life In The Inventor Thomas Edison.

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Grade 2-3-Serviceable introductions to estimable inventors. Gaines provides a paragraph or two on the subjects' early lives, then focuses on their achievement(s). None of the titles goes into any great detail. Double-page spreads include a full-page photo (generally black and white) opposite a paragraph or two of large-print text. While there are a number of titles on the scientific work of both Bell and Edison, Lamarr, known to the world as a movie star of the 1930s and '40s, is less well-known as an inventor. She and George Antheil, who wrote player piano music, received a patent for their "Secret Communication System," better known as channel hopping. It is used to keep signals a secret and although originally intended for torpedoes, it is now employed by satellites and the Internet. These works are appropriate for both invention and basic biography assignments where needed.
Kristen Oravec, Cuyahoga County Public Library, Strongsville, OH
Copyright 2002 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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