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The Resource A life electric : the story of Nikola Tesla, Azadeh Westergaard ; illustrated by Júlia Sardà

A life electric : the story of Nikola Tesla, Azadeh Westergaard ; illustrated by Júlia Sardà

Label
A life electric : the story of Nikola Tesla
Title
A life electric
Title remainder
the story of Nikola Tesla
Statement of responsibility
Azadeh Westergaard ; illustrated by Júlia Sardà
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Born at the stroke of midnight during a lightning storm, Nikola Tesla grew up to become one of the most important electrical inventors in the world. But before working with electricity, he was a child who loved playing with the animals on his family's farm in Serbia. An inventor since childhood, Tesla's patents encompassed everything from radar and remote-control technology to wireless communications. But his greatest invention was the AC induction motor, which used alternating currents ( AC) to distribute electricity and which remains the standard for electric distribution today. Tesla's love of animals also remained constant throughout his life and led to his anointment as the Pigeon Charmer of New York for his devotion to nature's original wireless messengers. Exploring his groundbreaking inventions against the backdrop of his private life, A Life Electric introduces Nikola Tesla to young readers unlike ever before. Azadeh Westergaard's lyrical debut brings compassion and humanity to the legacy of the brilliant inventor, while the esteemed illustrator Júlia Sardà deftly brings him to life"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Westergaard, Azadeh
Dewey number
  • 621.3092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • Ages 5-9
  • Grades 2-3
Intended audience source
  • Viking Children's Books
  • Viking Children's Books
LC call number
TK140.T4
LC item number
W47 2021
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Sardà, Júlia
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tesla, Nikola
  • Electrical engineers
  • Inventors
  • Serbian Americans
  • Tesla, Nikola
  • Electrical engineers
  • Inventors
  • Serbian Americans
Target audience
juvenile
Label
A life electric : the story of Nikola Tesla, Azadeh Westergaard ; illustrated by Júlia Sardà
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1261259515
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780593114605
Lccn
2021013670
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1261259515
Label
A life electric : the story of Nikola Tesla, Azadeh Westergaard ; illustrated by Júlia Sardà
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1261259515
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780593114605
Lccn
2021013670
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1261259515

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