Thomas Alva Edison

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Children's Press, 2004 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 31 pages
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NATIONAL STANDARDS: Grades K-4 National Social Studies Standards- Time, Continuity, and Change: II- Accounts of past events, people, places, and situations contribute to our understanding of the past- People, Places and Environments: III- Describe how people in different areas reflect ideas, personality, culture, and wants and needs in their homes, schools, etc.- Science, Technology, and Society: VIII- Identify and describe ways in which science and technology have changed society- Individual Development and Identity: IV- Explore factors that contribute to one's identity such as interests, capabilities, and perceptions

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Summary: The biography begins with Thomas Edison's childhood and his inquisitive nature. He was interested in the ability of a duck hatching an egg, so he decides to sit on the egg and hatch his own ... Read full review

About the author (2004)

Wil Mara, a lifelong fan of the National Football League, is the author of more than seventy-five books. He has written both fiction and nonfiction, for both children and adults. Aside from his "NFL novels," he also wrote the 2005 disaster thriller "Wave," which won the 2005 New Jersey Notable Book Award.

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