Alexander Graham Bell: An Inventive Life

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Kids Can Press, Apr 1, 1999 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
?One would think that I had never done anything worthwhile but the telephone,? complained Alexander Graham Bell. No wonder he was annoyed; Bell invented the phone when he was just 29 and went on to lead a long and inventive life.

This biography in the Snapshots: Images of People and Places in History series chronicles the life and many remarkable achievements of Alexander Graham Bell, including his work with the hearing impaired and experiments with flight, iceberg locators and, of course, the telephone.

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User Review  - ElizaJane - LibraryThing

Reason for Reading: Read aloud to my son as part of our history curriculum. Comments: This non-fiction book tells the life story of Alexander Graham Bell, skimming the surface of his private life and ... Read full review


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In what has, for no discernable reason, become a rush to publish biographies of Bell, this emerges as the least formal, most approachable of the pack. MacLeod (I Heard a Little Baa, 1998) takes the ... Read full review


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Elizabeth MacLeod has written many children's books, including nine titles in the Snapshots Biography series, numerous titles in the Kids Can Read, Kids Books Of and Kids Can Do It series, Why Do Horses Have Manes?, What Did Dinosaurs Eat?, and Monster Fliers. She lives in Toronto.

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