Alexander Graham Bell
By age sixteen he was a piano virtuoso; by age twenty-one he was a faculty member of the University of Edinburgh; by age twenty-eight he had invented the telephone.
From Scotland to Canada to the United States, Alexander Graham Bell was a visionary who contributed to essentially every technological innovation of his time. His lifelong fascination with voice and sound and his tireless efforts on behalf of the deaf and mute truly made him one of the greatest scientists and humanitarians of the nineteenth century.
Leonard Everett Fisher's straightforward account of Bell's life will serve as a wonderful introduction to young readers of the impact Bell and his many inventions continue to have on daily life, more than one hundred years later.
1 page matching 8YCC in this book
Results 1-1 of 1
What people are saying - Write a review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - kimberlyhebert - LibraryThing
Alexander Graham Bell was a man of boundless enthusiasm and intelligence, and this picture book does well to capture this. It follows the life of Alexander (later to be known by the nickname of "Aleck ... Read full review
Review: Alexander Graham BellUser Review - Sophia - Goodreads
This book is about the life of Alexander Graham Bell and his story leading up to his invention of the telephone and many other inventions. This book is lengthy so picking a part the book and reading ... Read full review