The Electric War: Edison, Tesla, Westinghouse, and the Race to Light the World

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Henry Holt & Company
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6.3 X 9.1 X 1.0 inches | 1.25 pounds

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About the Author
Mike Winchell is the award-winning author of The Electric War, which was an NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Book, an NSTA Best STEM Book of the Year, and winner of the CNY Book Award, among other honors. A veteran English teacher and a secondary education curriculum specialist, he is also the editor of the Been There, Done That anthology series. He lives in upstate New York.

An NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Book
An NSTA Best STEM Book of the Year
A Junior Library Guild Selection
An Amazon Best Book of the Month
A Grateful American Book Prize Honor Book
Winner of the CNY Book Award in Nonfiction

"Readers will be electrified by his three main characters and further enlightened by numerous period photographs."--Booklist

"The war of the currents and its larger-than-life personalities are illuminated by a flickering light. . . the men and the historical events provide plenty of drama."--Kirkus Reviews

"A narrative nonfiction account of cutthroat competition . . . the prose [is] quite inviting and the text is rich with anecdotes. . . which illustrates the debut author's careful research and commitment to storytelling. Purchase where narrative nonfiction flies off the shelves."--School Library Journal