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All library facilities are closed indefinitely as of Tuesday, March 17 due to safety concerns during the COVID-19 pandemic. Outreach services (including bookmobile stops) have been suspended. Book donations will not be accepted until further notice.
Beginning with Thomas Edison's childhood, when he set up his first laboratory in his basement as a 10-year-old, and following through his many jobs before he was able to support himself as an inventor, this is the true story of the man who brought the world the phonograph, motion pictures, and even the electric light bulb--revolutionary inventions that forever changed the way people live. "One of the most critically acclaimed, best-selling children's book series ever published."-- The New York Times Margaret Cousins is also the author of the Landmark Book Ben Franklin of Old Philadelphia .