Time For Kids: Alexander Graham Bell

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Harper Collins, Feb 21, 2006 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages

Take a close-up look at Alexander Graham Bell, an inventor and teacher of the deaf. Interviews with experts and lively writing deliver the accurate reporting you expect from TIME For Kids®. Historical and contemporary photographs capture the life of this compassionate man and show how his innovative inventions still help us today.

 

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ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL: Inventor of the Telephone

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This attractively designed, if routine, biography of Bell combines period photos on each page with a simply phrased account that notes the inventor's lifelong interest in working with deaf people ... Read full review

Contents

The Telephone Is Born
1
A Natural Inventor
4
Life in the New World
10
The Race for the Telephone
16
Building a Business
22
Exploring More Ideas
28
Giving Back
32
A Wonderful Life
38
INTERVIEW Talking About Alexander
42
TIME LINE Alexander Graham Bells Key Dates
44
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The editors of TIME For Kids® are committed to informing millions of kids about the world and their place in it. As part of a national news organization, they bring expert and age-appropriate reporting and photography from around the globe to books, classroom magazines, and a website.

The editors of TIME For Kids® are frequent visitors to classrooms all over the country. And the TFK Kid Reporters have appeared on The Today Show, CBS Morning Show, CNN, and Fox News.

TFK editors also publish the TIME For Kids® Science Scoops series, giving kids the inside scoop on the world’s most fascinating topics.