Alexander Graham Bell And the Telephone (Graphic Library)

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  • History,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction,
  • Biography & Autobiography - General,
  • Technology - Inventions,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Biography,
  • Children: Grades 3-4,
  • Inventors,
  • People & Places - Other,
  • Biography,
  • Telephone,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Science & Technology,
  • United States,
  • 1847-1922,
  • Bell, Alexander Graham,

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Book details

ContributionsKeith Tucker (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
FormatLibrary binding
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7895608M
ISBN 100736864784
ISBN 109780736864787

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He had two brothers, but both passed away from tuberculosis by the time Bell was 20 years old. When he was born, his given name was just Alexander Bell. Both of his brothers had middle names, and Alexander pleaded with his father for a middle name as well.

When Bell was 11 years old, his father. A reprint of the biography of the American inventor. Divided into pre-telephone, telephone, and post-telephone sections, also covers his work with the Smithsonian, the deaf, the National Geographic Society, and Science magazine.

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Alexander Graham Bell and his partner, Thomas Watson, turn a project to improve the telegraph system into the dream of the telephone. His speech lessons with deaf children give Bell the passion to pursue this discovery. As he watches one small boy struggle to learn to speak, he’s inspired to create a device that amplifies.

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