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Alexander Graham Bell : an inventive life

Author: Elizabeth MacLeod
Publisher: Toronto : Kids Can Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the life of the inventor who not only changed the way humans communicate, but also experimented with flight, air conditioning, radiation treatment for cancer, and iceberg locators.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Alexander Graham Bell; Alexander Graham Bell; Alexander Graham Bell; Alexander Graham Bell
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth MacLeod
ISBN: 1550744569 9781550744569 1550744585 9781550744583
OCLC Number: 39515525
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 32 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 28 cm.
Contents: Meet Alexander Graham Bell --
First Experiments --
Hello, Canada! --
Aleck Bell, Teacher --
"Mr. Watson--Come here" --
Brantford Calling --
Mabel Hubbard --
Life with the Telephone --
Helen Keller --
Beinn Bhreagh --
Other Work and Inventions --
Silver Dart --
Final Experiments.
Responsibility: written by Elizabeth MacLeod.

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Creative, curious and compassionate, Bell was a remarkable man with an amazing lifetime career. This book chronicles his life, from his childhood in Edinburgh, Scotland, to his work with the  Read more...

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Using photographs and copies of Bell's notes and letters, as well as text, all advantageously positioned, MacLeod ably conveys the prodigious curiosity and inventiveness that propelled an Read more...

 
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