Alexander Graham Bell: Inventor and Teacherby Michael A. Schuman
Alexander Graham Bell was a Scottish immigrant whose interest in helping the hearing-impaired led him to become not only an influential and respected teacher of the deaf, but the inventor of the telephone. This title examines Bell's life from his roots in Scotland, through his immigration to America, to his teaching experiences and inventions, his success with the telephone, and his later work toward inventing a flying machine. It highlights Bell's personal life and dedication to helping people, showing how he used his talents to help such famous Americans as Helen Keller and President James A. Garfield, who had been shot by an assassin.
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