The Resource The reinvention of Edison Thomas, Jacqueline Houtman, (ebook)

The reinvention of Edison Thomas, Jacqueline Houtman, (ebook)

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The reinvention of Edison Thomas
Title
The reinvention of Edison Thomas
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Jacqueline Houtman
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Language
eng
Summary
Eddy's a science geek and has problems communicating with others. The combination gives the class bully, who pretends to be Eddy's friend, plenty of ammunition. Eddy Thomas can read a college physics book, but he can't read the emotions on the faces of his classmates. He can spend hours tinkering with an invention, but he can't stand more than a few minutes in a noisy crowd, like the crowd at the science fair, which Eddy fails to win. When the local school crossing guard is laid off, Eddy is haunted by thoughts of the potentially disastrous consequences and invents a traffic-calming device, using parts he has scavenged from discarded machines. By trusting his real friends, Eddy uses his talents to help others and rethinks his purely mechanical definition of success. Named to the Kansas State Reading Circle Recommended Reading List; CCBC--Best of the Year; Tofte/Wright Children's Literature Award; starred review in Library Media Connection
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Midwest
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Houtman, Jacqueline
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[Fic]
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fiction
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  • Friendship
  • Inventions
  • Inventors
  • Middle schools
  • Schools
  • Boys
  • Middle school students
  • Science fairs
  • Social acceptance
  • Electronic books
Target audience
juvenile
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The reinvention of Edison Thomas, Jacqueline Houtman, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9781629795959
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11687936
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remote
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11687936
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MWT11687936
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The reinvention of Edison Thomas, Jacqueline Houtman, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781629795959
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11687936
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11687936
System control number
MWT11687936
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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