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The Boy Who Invented TV: The Story of Philo Farnsworth


  • "One to inspire young audiences with the vast possibilities that imagination and diligence can accomplish." – School Library Journal


  • Barretta, Gene. Now & Ben: The Modern Inventions of Benjamin Franklin. Henry Holt, 2006.
  • Barton, Chris. The Day-Glo Brothers: The True Story of Bob and Joe Switzer’s Bright Ideas and Brand-New Colors. Charlesbridge, 2009.
  • Delano, Marie Ferguson. Inventing the Future: A Photobiography of Thomas Alva Edison. National Geographic, 2002.
  • Jones, Charlotte Foltz. Accidents May Happen: Fifty Inventions Discovered by Mistake. Delacorte, 1996.
  • Jones, Charlotte Foltz. Mistakes That Worked. Doubleday, 1991.
  • Krull, Kathleen. Albert Einstein. (Giants of Science series) Viking, 2009.
  • Krull, Kathleen. The Road to Oz: Twists, Turns, Bumps, and Triumphs in the Life of L. Frank Baum. Knopf, 2008.
  • Nobleman, Marc Tyler. Boys of Steel: The Creators of Superman. Knopf, 2008.
  • St. George, Judith. So You Want to Be an Inventor? Philomel, 2002.
  • Wulffson, Don. The Kid Who Invented the Popsicle: And Other Surprising Stories About Inventions. Dutton, 1997.