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An account of ten crucial days in Thomas Edison's life, this biography explores how an instinctive moment of bravery launched his career; a flash of insight changed the world; how the creation of the movies occurred; and more. Ages 12 & up. 153 pages, softcover.
You're about to be an eyewitness to the top ten days in Thomas Edison's life, including:
- An instinctive moment of bravery that launched a career
- A lucky break that freed him for a life of invention
- An incredible boast that he quickly proved true
- A flash of insight that lit the world
- And the creation of our favorite pastime, the movies.
These days and five others shook Edison's world - and yours.
David Colbert's most recent book is the New York Times bestseller Michelle Obama: An American Story. In addition to the 10 Days series, he authored the acclaimed Eyewitness series of first-person history and the Magical Worlds series for children. More than two million copies of his books are in print in almost thirty languages.