Spring 2018

Who Invented the Telephone?

Bell vs. Meucci

From the Series STEM Smackdown (Alternator Books ™)

  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone, right? That's what most people will tell you. But what if they're wrong? What if Scottish-born inventor Antonio Santi Giuseppe Meucci was working on his own telephone invention at the exact same time? You'll be on the edge of your seat as Meucci and Bell race to win the battle of the telephone. Who will overcome the obstacles and be the first to cross the finish line? You'll never look at a telephone the same way again!

Format List Price Your Price Qty
$27.99 $20.99
$9.99 $9.99
$42.65 $31.99
Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
BISACS JNF007090, JNF051190, JNF061010
Subject Science, STEM
Copyright 2018
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand Alternator Books ™
Imprint Lerner Publications, LernerClassroom
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2018-01-01
ISBN 9781512483222, 9781541512108, 9781512483284
Title Format Library Bound Hardcover, Paperback, Multi-user ebook
Dewey 621.386092/2
Graphics 1-color illustrations, Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7 x 9
Lexile 1010
Guided Reading Level T
Features Reviewed

Reviews

School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

“A good choice to increase interest in STEM topics or for reports on inventions/inventors.”—School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

Author: Susan E. Hamen

Susan E. Hamen has been writing and editing children’s books for more than twelve years. She currently lives in Belle Plaine, Minnesota, with her husband, Ryan, and her two children, Maggie and Jack. The family shares the house with a very large and lazy orange tabby cat named Oliver, and a petite, well-mannered gray cat named Anya. When not writing, editing, or feeding the cats, Hamen enjoys traveling, reading, spending time in bookstores, drinking hot cocoa with her kids on cold Minnesota nights, and attending musical and sporting events her kids participate in.