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Watson, Geoff.
New York : Egmont USA, 2010
IL 3-6, RL 6.3
ISBN 1606840940
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When Tom Edisonís father loses his job, Tom canít imagine leaving the family home in Yonkers, New York to move to Kansas.  After all, his great-great-grandfather, Thomas Alva Edison, lived in this house.  Then Tom finds evidence that points to the possibility that his greatgreat-grandfather may have discovered the formula for turning ordinary metals into gold.  Will that secret be enough to keep Tom and his family in Yonkers?  Join Tom and his friends as he chases down all the clues to discover Edisonís gold in this story that is filled with gadgetry, rivalry, secrets, and bad guys galore.   (Pennsylvania Young Readerís Choice Awards Program Booktalks 2012-2013)
SUBJECTS:     Secret societies -- Fiction.
                        Inventors -- Fiction.
                        Vendetta -- Fiction.
                        Edison, Thomas A. (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931 -- Fiction.
                        Tesla, Nikola, 1856-1943 -- Fiction.
                        Mystery and detective stories.
                        Adventure and adventurers Fiction.

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