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Thomas Edison: America's Greatest Inventor: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 7,030. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Science & Technology, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Technology / Inventions
Thomas Edison was an inventor. He invented electric lighting, the phonograph and alkaline batteries. He invented a camera to record moving pictures and a device for watching them. He added sound to create a motion picture. He improved many of the machines we use today. He even created a battery powered car. Edison created more inventions than any other inventor. 15-minute bio. Has CCS exercises.
Marie Curie: The Discoverer of Radium
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Science & Technology
Maria Sklodowska was a Polish girl who wanted a proper education. She changed her name to and went to university in France. She met and married Pierre Curie and began to work with radioactivity. Marie Curie became the first woman to win a Nobel Prize and the first person to win two Nobel Prizes. Hers was a life filled with firsts. Find out more about this discoverer of radium in this short bio.
Buzz Aldrin: Man in Space
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2018 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Science & Technology, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy
Buzz Aldrin is an American superstar. He gained fame as a former astronaut and the second man to walk on the moon. His military accomplishments are many. However, he was more than an astronaut. Buzz was also a husband and father, a book author, and a spokesperson for the space program. Find out more about this space hero in this 15-minute children's biography. Ages 10 and up. Reading Level: 6.9