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Rusch, Elizabeth, author
Electrical wizard : how Nikola Tesla lit up the world / Elizabeth Rusch ; illustrated by Oliver Dominguez
Alternate Title How Nikola Tesla lit up the world
First edition
Production, publication, distribution, manufacture, copyright Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2013
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 SOE Curriuclum Lab, Rm 267  CL jB TESLA    AVAILABLE
Subject Tesla, Nikola, 1856-1943 -- Juvenile literature
Subject(s) Electrical engineers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Inventors -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Serbian Americans -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Physical Description 39 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 30 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references
Summary Here is the story of the ambitious young man who brought life-changing ideas to America, despite the obstructive efforts of his hero-turned-rival, Thomas Edison. From using alternating current, to lighting up the Chicago World's Fair, to harnessing Niagara to electrify New York City and beyond, Nikola Tesla was a revolutionary ahead of his time. Remote controls, fluorescent lights, X-rays, speedometers, cell phones, even the radio -- all resulted from Nikola Tesla's inventions
Series SOE Curriculum Lab
Alternate Author Dominguez, Oliver, illustrator

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