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The electric war

Winchell, Mike
"In the mid-to-late-nineteenth century, a burgeoning science called electricity promised to shine new light on a rousing nation. Inventive and ambitious minds were hard at work. Soon that spark was fanned, and a fiery war was under way to be the first to light the world with electricity. Thomas Alva Edison, the inventor of direct current (DC), engaged in a brutal battle with Nikola Tesla and George Westinghouse, the inventors of alternating current (AC). There would be no ties in this race--only a winner and a loser. The prize: a nationwide monopoly in electric current."--

Ages 12-14.|||adolescent

Mike Winchell.

"Christy Ottaviano Books."

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Accelerated Reader AR MG+ 8.8 9 502275.
Target Readership: