Alexander Graham Bell wasn't the only person trying to invent the telephone, but in the race to the finish he beat Elisha Gray to the patent office, and thereby sealed his place in history. Readers will learn the history of the invention of the telephone in this title that includes information on the key players, the setbacks along the way, and the moments of discovery.
About the Author
Louise Spilsbury is an experienced author of nonfiction books for young people. Her writing covers a wide range of topics from animals and science to history and social studies.
Richard Spilsbury is an experienced author of nonfiction books for young people. He has written about a wide range of topics including science, nature, and history.
Table of Contents
Before telephones Electric messages The first telephones Improving the telephone Cell phones Into the future.