Television

 
Cover: Television
 
 

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Summary

Television has been commercially available since the late 1930's. But today's television is very different from the TV our grandparents knew. Using a product that kids are familiar with, Television, this book introduces kids to the concept of innovation and its impact on their everyday life.

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Leveling

  • Accelerated Reader® Quiz: 124408
  • Accelerated Reader® Reading Level: 6.2
  • Accelerated Reader® Interest Level: MG
  • Accelerated Reader® Points: 1.0

BISAC Subjects

Table of Contents

  • From Telegraph to Television
  • Inventing Television
  • Inform, Entertain, Advertise
  • The Business of Television
  • Some Famous Innovators
  • Glossary
  • For More Information
  • Index
  • About the Author

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Contributors

Author: Michael Teitelbaum

Michael Teitelbaum has been a writer and editor of children’s books and magazines for more than twenty years. He was editor of Little League Magazine for Kids; is the author of a two-volume encyclopedia on the Baseball Hall of Fame, published by Grolier; and was the writer/project editor of Breaking Barriers: In Sports, In Life, a character education program based on the life of Jackie Robinson, created for Scholastic inc. and Major League Baseball. Michael is the author of Great Moments in Women’s Sports, published by Gareth Stevens, and Sports in America: The 1980s, published by Facts on File. His latest work of fiction is The Scary States of America, published by Delacorte in 2007. Michael and his wife, Sheleigah, live in New York City, where they root for the Mets.

 

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