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Thomas Edison

Lighting the Way (I Can Read Level 2)

Lori Haskins Houran, Gustavo Mazali (Illustrator)


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Learn about the life of Thomas Edison in this early reader biography.

Most people today know Thomas Edison as the inventor of the light bulb—except, he isn’t! In Edison’s time, other inventors were working on the light bulb, but no one could figure out how to keep the light bulb lit. This is where Edison came in.

Read and find out all about the real story of Thomas Edison’s life and his many amazing inventions, like the movie camera and the battery for an electric car!

Beginning readers will learn about the milestones in Thomas Edison’s life in this Level Two I Can Read.

This biography reader includes a timeline and historical photos all about the life of this inspiring figure.

Thomas Edison: Lighting the Way is a Level Two I Can Read, geared for kids who read on their own but still need a little help. Whether shared at home or in a classroom, the engaging stories, longer sentences, and language play of Level Two books are proven to help kids take their next steps toward reading success.

HarperCollins, 9780062432872, 32pp.

Publication Date: November 5, 2019

About the Author

Lori Haskins Houran is the author of several easy-to-read books, including Ducks in Muck, an ALA Booklist Top 10 Easy Reader. She lives in New York City with her sons, Jameson and Michael. Neither of them is flat.

Gustavo Mazali has been drawing since he was a little boy. Now he illustrates comics and children’s books. He lives in Buenos Aires.