Always Inventing: A Photobiography of Alexander Graham Bell

Always Inventing: A Photobiography of Alexander Graham Bell

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National Geographic Children's Books presents the award-winning photo-biography 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 11-a tool to clean husks from wheat kernels-to 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.

Awards include:

  • Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People-NCSS/CBC
  • New York Public Library 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing
  • Best Book of the Year-School Library Journal

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