From the beloved Little People, BIG DREAMS series comes a captivating biography of Nikola Tesla, the brilliant scientist and inventor whose groundbreaking creations continue to shape our world today.
From his early years in the Austrian Empire, Nikola Tesla showed an insatiable curiosity for science and numbers. Despite his exceptional intellect, his irregular routines and love of playing cards led to his expulsion from school before completing his exams. However, this setback did not deter Tesla. His journey brought him to the Budapest Telephone Exchange, where he made innovative improvements to their electrical systems. His determination eventually earned him a position at Edison Machine Works in New York, USA.
In the United States, Tesla's boundless curiosity and inventive mind led him to explore the realms of electricity. During this time, he made remarkable contributions, including pioneering advances in alternating current and wireless remote control. By the end of his life, Tesla held over 300 patents for his original and groundbreaking inventions. He left a lasting legacy by advancing scientific thought by an entire generation.
This biography introduces young readers to the life and achievements of Nikola Tesla, inspiring them to embrace their own curiosity and creativity. It tells the story of a brilliant mind whose innovations have played a significant role in the development of modern technology, making it an ideal addition to the Little People, BIG DREAMS series that celebrates outstanding individuals who have shaped the world.