Thomas Edison, inventor
Feb. 11, 1847-Oct. 18, 1931
A Picture Book of Thomas Alva Edison by David A. Adler, illustrated by John C. Wallner and Alexandra Wallner (Holiday House, 1996)
In this biography of a man who was always thinking ahead, readers will learn about Edison's inventions as well as his life.
At a site hosted by Rutgers, you'll find The Edison Papers, a collection of over five million pages of documents. Search Edison’s bio, patents, inventions and other related materials.