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Davis, Lynn

Summary: "Thomas Edison was an inventor who changed everything! One of his most famous inventions was the phonograph. It was the first machine to record and play sounds. Read this book to find out how he did it. Then check out the rest of the Amazing Inventors & Innovators series to learn about other great minds,"--page [4] of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Super Sandcastle/ an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 EDI

Summary: "Nikola Tesla has come to be seen by many as a tragic figure, a visionary engineer who died impoverished and largely forgotten--eclipsed by names such as Edison and Marconi. A tireless inventor who registered numerous patents and developed many working prototypes, Tesla would become most famous for his dazzling demonstrations. Audiences flocked to see him send thousands of volts of electricity...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Frith, Margaret.

Summary: An introduction to the life and accomplishments of Thomas Edison, America's most famous inventor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2005

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BASKET EDISON

Fankhouser, Kris

Summary: "A biography on the Serbian American inventor Nikola Tesla"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book, Inc. 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 TES

Carson, Mary Kay.

Summary: Profiles the life of the inventor of video games, discussing how he came up with the idea and early games he invented.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Elementary 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 BAE

Rusch, Elizaberth

Summary: An introduction to the life and contributions of Nikola Tesla covers his innovations in the field of alternating current and his role in the development of such inventions as remote controls, fluorescent lights, and cell phones.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Pr 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 TES

Brown, Don

Summary: From his humble boyhood as a farmer's son, selling newspapers on trains, reading through public libraries shelf by shelf, and dreaming of new inventions, Thomas Edison went on to create the light bulb, the phonograph, and the motion picture camera.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children 2010

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Mahon, Basil

Summary: "This biography of Oliver Heaviside profiles the life of an underappreciated genius and describes his many contributions to electrical science, which proved to be essential to the future of mass communications"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Prometheus Books 2017

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Gigliotti, Jim

Summary: Presents the life and accomplishments of the Croatian-born engineer who developed alternating-current technology and invented the radio.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 TES

Summary: Examines the life and career of the inspiring actor and entertainer, Raul Julia.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD E-TV RAU

Schwartz, Evan I.

Summary: Traces the invention of the television by Philo T. Farnsworth and the determined but losing battle he fought with David Sarnoff, the head of RCA and founder of NBC, to hold onto his creation in the face of corporate competition.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 621.388 SCH

Cawthorne, Nigel

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Tesla, Nikola

Summary: Serbian inventor Nikola Tesla was a revolutionary scientist whose greatest invention, A/C current, powers almost all of the technological wonders in the world today.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: SoHo Books 2012

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1 available in Adult- Biography, Call number: 921 Tesla 2012

Goldsmith, Howard.

Summary: Young Thomas Edison saves a child from being hit by a train and, as his reward, asks for training as a telegraph operator because that will help him prepare to become an inventor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2003

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Cheney, Margaret.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barnes & Noble 1993

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Tesla 1993

Morris, Edmund

3 holds on 3 copies

Summary: From Pulitzer Prize-winning author Morris comes a revelatory new biography ofThomas Alva Edison, the most prolific genius in American history.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 EDI

Cawthorne, Nigel

Summary: Nikola Tesla is the towering genius who made the modern world. All the electrical devices around us owe something to him. Not only did he invent many of the gadgets we depend on today, he had a vision of the future, much of which has become reality long after his death. He is now acknowledged to have beaten Guglielmo Marconi to the invention of radio. Indeed, he spoke of his world system of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Canary Press 2014

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DeGraaf, Leonard

Summary: Chronicles the life and work of the inventor through primary and previously unseen sources, including personal and business correspondence, photographs, drawings, advertising materials, and lab notebooks.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Pub Co Inc 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 EDISON, THOMAS DEG

Tesla, Nikola

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barnes & Noble Books 1982

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 621.3 Tesla