With many rare photographs of Alexander Graham Bell, this National Geographic photobiography is sure to become a favorite. Learn about his childhood and early life, his many inventions, his friendship with Helen Keller and more.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 64 Vendor: Random House, Inc Publication Date: 2006
Dimensions: 9.25 X 7.75 (inches) ISBN: 0792259327 ISBN-13: 9780792259329 Availability: In Stock
Now in paperbackNational Geographic Children's Books presents the award-winning photobiography of Alexander Graham Bell. This fascinating profile, named a School Library Journal Best Book of the Year, uses direct quotes to give readers a vivid insight into the life of a prolific inventor, driven to succeed.
With a foreword by Gilbert M. Grosvenor, Bell's great-grandson, Always Inventing features over 70 period photographs and drawings from Bell's notebooks.
From his first invention at age 11a tool to clean husks from wheat kernelsto his patent of the hydrofoil 64 years later, Bell was always inventing. Bell was also one of the original founders of the National Geographic Society.
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Tom L. Matthews is the author of the National Geographic book Light Shining Through the Mist: A Photobiography of Dian Fossey. He is a graduate of Brooklyn College, New York.