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A Wizard from the Start

The Incredible Boyhood and Amazing Inventions of Thomas Edison

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Publisher: Clarion Books

PAGE COUNT: 32

A wizard from the start, Thomas Edison had a thirst for knowledge, taste for mischief, and hunger for discovery–but his success was made possible by his boundless energy. At age fourteen he coined his personal motto: “The More to do, the more to be done,” and then went out and did: picking up skills and knowledge at every turn. When learning about things that existed wasn’t enough, he dreamed up new inventions to improve the world.
 
From humble beginnings as a farmer’s son, selling newspapers on trains and reading through public libraries shelf by shelf, Tom began his inventing career as a boy and became a legend as a man. 

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