Thomas Edison: Lighting the Way (I Can Read! Level 2: Reading With Help)

by Lori Haskins Houran (Author) Gustavo Mazali (Illustrator)

Thomas Edison: Lighting the Way (I Can Read! Level 2: Reading With Help)
Learn about the life of Thomas Edison in this early reader biography. This I Can Read book is an excellent choice to share during homeschooling, in particular for children ages 5 to 7 who are ready to read independently. It's a fun way to keep your child engaged and as a supplement for activity books for children.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.
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Lori Haskins Houran
Lori Haskins Houran loves riding her bike--especially downhill. She's a former editor and the author of more than fifty books for kids, including Next to You, Too Many Dogs, My Little Golden Book About George Washington, and several titles on the Kane Press backlist. Lori lives in Massachusetts with her family. Learn more about Lori at

Aaron Cushley lives in Belfast, Ireland. He has illustrated many kids books, such as A Smile for Sasquatch, How Many Mice Make an Elephant?, and The Big Beyond: The Story of Space for Macmillan, Penguin, Usborne, and Little Tiger. This is his first title for Kane Press. Visit Aaron at
Lexile Measure
Guided Reading Level
Publication date
November 20, 2019
I Can Read! Level 2: Reading With Help
BISAC categories
JNF007090 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Science & Technology
JNF061010 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Technology | Inventions
JNF045000 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Readers | Beginner
Library of Congress categories
United States
Readers (Publications)
Electrical engineers
Edison, Thomas A
Light bulbs

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