In The First Telephone, discover Alexander Graham Bell's story and his determination to be the first to invent a transmitter to carry a spoken message that would transform communications. With the help of Thomas Watson, Bell perseveres and records his step-by-step progress against the wishes of his sponsors. With Elisha Gray and many others submitting patents too, the race is on.
DK Adventures is a nonfiction series for kids ages 8-11 featuring visually rich theme spreads, and fascinating facts that help kids build their skills in vocabulary, grammar, comprehension, and critical thinking while developing a love of reading. Designed to keep interest high, build knowledge, and enrich the reading experience with fascinating background information, each title in the DK Adventures series is filled with information yet eminently accessible, and available in a wide range of kid-favorite topics including rain forests, animals, rocks, and shipwrecks.