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Alexander Graham Bell: Inventor and Teacher
     

Alexander Graham Bell: Inventor and Teacher

by 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

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780766010963
Publisher:
Enslow Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date:
03/28/1999
Series:
Historical American Biographies Series
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
11 - 17 Years

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