What would it be like to have an idea in your head that no one else had ever thought of?
When Nikola Tesla was a boy he put his hand in a flowing stream and felt the power of the moving water. Curious, he made himself a wooden wheel with a hole in the center, slid it onto a wooden rod and dangled the wheel into the stream. To his delight and amazement the water turned the wheel over and over. Nikola's mind saw the power and potential in the force of the water.
Is it easy to invent something new? Whe you tell someone hour idea, will they see what you see? This is the story of Nikola Tesla, his rivalry with Thomas Edison and the many amazing inventions he brought to our world.
This is also a wonderful story explaingin change, how difficult it can be to stand alone until the rest of the world catches up to you. It's also a great way to teach children about how electricity works.
The world began to catch up to Nikola Tesla at the Chicago World's Fair when through the flip of a switch he made magic before their very eyes.
978-0763658557 Ages 7-10 40 pages
Keyword: Electricity, inventor
Recommended by: Barb Langridge, abookandahug.com