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New Book Makes Alexander Graham Bell Accessible To Kids

Young readers can explore the life and work of inventor and educator Alexander Graham Bell in Mary Kay Carson's new book.
Young readers can explore the life and work of inventor and educator Alexander Graham Bell in Mary Kay Carson's new book.

Alexander Graham Bell invented not only the telephone, but also early versions of the phonograph, the metal detector, airplanes, and hydrofoil boats. Bell was also a pioneering speech teacher and a champion of educating those with hearing impairments.   

Cincinnati author Mary Kay Carson has written more than 50 books for kids about wildlife, space, weather, nature and other science and history topics.   

Her most recent book, a unique biography of Alexander Graham Bell, includes a timeline, a list of online resources and hands-on activities so young readers can gain an appreciation for the inventor's remarkable accomplishments.   

Mary Kay Carson joins "Cincinnati Edition" to discuss Alexander Graham Bell for Kids: His Life and Inventions, with 21 Activities and her work as a nonfiction children’s book author.

Tune into "Cincinnati Edition" June 20 starting at 1 p.m. to hear this segment. 

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