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Electrical wizard : how Nikola Tesla lit up the world

Author: Elizabeth Rusch; Oliver Dominguez
Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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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,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Picture books for children
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Biography
Named Person: Nikola Tesla; Nikola Tesla
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Rusch; Oliver Dominguez
ISBN: 9780763658557 0763658553
OCLC Number: 857663570
Description: 39 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 30 cm
Other Titles: How Nikola Tesla lit up the world
Responsibility: Elizabeth Rusch ; illustrated by Oliver Dominguez.

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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.

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