Alexander Graham Bell Answers the Call by Mary Ann Fraser

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Read Alexander Graham Bell Answers the Call Online Free - Well before Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone, Aleck (as his family called him) was a curious boy, interested in how and why he was able to hear the world all around him. His father was a speech therapist who invented the Visible Alphabet and his mother was hearing impaired, which only made Aleck even more fascinated by sound vibration and modes of communication.

Naturally inquisitive and inclined to test his knowledge, young Aleck was the perfect person to grow up in the Age of Invention. As a kid he toyed with sound vibrations and began a life of inventing.

This in-depth look at the life and inspiration of the brilliant man who invented the tele-phone is sure to fire up the imaginations of young readers who question why and how things work.

Driven by curiosity and an eagerness to help others, Aleck became a teacher for the deaf. His eventual invention of the telephone proved that he never stopped thinking big or experimenting with sound.

Backmatter includes more information about Bell's inventions, a timeline of his life, a bibliography, and sources for further learning.

Title : Alexander Graham Bell Answers the Call
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ISBN : 1580897215
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 32 pages


Heidi rated it ★★★★★

July 30, 2017

I'm always amazed by how much I learn from reading children's books. I knew that Bell created the telephone, that is what he is best known for after all, but I had no idea that he invented so many other things or that he'd been so involved with helping people who were deaf. Fraser does a fabulous...

Cindy rated it ★★★★☆

July 10, 2017

Fraser, Mary Ann Alexander Graham Bell Answers the Call. PICTURE BOOK. Charlesbridge, 2017. $17. From the time he was small, the world spoke to Alexander Bell. His natural curiosity helped him conceive many ideas helpful to those around him, including his mother, who was mostly deaf. His work on t...

Katie rated it ★★★★☆

August 31, 2017

A fascinating look at how Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone. I loved learning about Bell's many other inventions, how he was inspired by his mother & the deaf students he taught to find new ways to communicate and hear. The collage-style illustrations are really appealing and Frase...

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