Thomas Lask

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Teen-agers, summer counselors and just plain parents, who have to face long, irritating, wet days indoors, will welcome [Branley and Beeler's "Experiments With Electricity"]. For with a little patience and with material that is lying around the house or that can be easily and inexpensively bought, a host of ingenious contraptions can be rigged up and made to work…. A good deal of information is nicely blended in with the instructions…. A scientific-minded youngster will find this volume a cornucopia of knowledge and enjoyment.

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Thomas Lask, "Among the New Books for Younger Readers: 'Experiments with Electricity'," in The New York Times Book Review (© 1949 by The New York Times Company; reprinted by permission), July 10, 1949, p. 18.

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