Always Inventing: A Photobiography of Alexander Graham Bell (Photobiographies) by Tom L. Matthews

Always Inventing: A Photobiography of Alexander Graham Bell (Photobiographies)

Book Title: Always Inventing: A Photobiography of Alexander Graham Bell (Photobiographies)

Publisher: National Geographic Children's Books

ISBN: 1426322178

Author: Tom L. Matthews


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Now in paperback—National Geographic Children's Books presents the award-winning photobiography 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