Alexander Graham Bell: Scientist and Inventor

Alexander Graham Bell: Scientist and Inventor

by Michael A. Schuman


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In Alexander Graham Bell: Scientist and Inventor, author Michael A. Schuman tells the story of the multitalented inventor who preferred to be remembered as a teacher of the deaf. Drawing on childhood anecdotes and personal stories, Schuman highlights Bell's projects and achievements, showing why Bell remains one of the most famous figures in American history.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780766064300
Publisher: Enslow Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/28/2015
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 10 - 13 Years

Table of Contents

1 "I Hear! I Hear!" 5

2 Ghosts and Machines 10

3 Across the Waters 19

4 Voice to Voice 27

5 A Baby Named Photophone? 40

6 New Inventions, New Friends, New Scotland 48

7 Into the Air 59

8 Continuing a Lifetime of Invention 71

9 Legacy 79

Chronology 83

Chapter Notes 86

Places to Visit 91

Glossary 92

Further Reading 94

Index 95

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