Alexander Graham Bell

Alexander Graham Bell Cover

Alexander Graham Bell

Master of Sound

By Ann Hood

Grosset & Dunlap, Paperback, 9780448457307, 159pp.

Publication Date: October 10, 2013

Description
In Book 7 of "The Treasure Chest," Maisie and Felix meet a young Alexander Graham Bell (the inventor of the telephone) in Edinborough, Scotland, just as he leaves for a year with his grandfather, an elocutionist, in London. When the twins get separated from Alexander, they join the thousands of orphans in the streets of Victorian London. Maisie becomes an orange seller and Felix a chimney sweep as they search the foggy streets for Alexander...and each other. Back at home, they cope with the upcoming wedding of Great Uncle Thorne, who makes them leave Elm Medona and return to the upstairs servants quarters.
Includes great non-fiction content with biographies of Alexander Graham Bell and CharlesDickens and Ann Hood'sFavorite Facts from herresearch


About the Author
Ann Hood is the author of the middle grade novel "How I Save My Father's Life (and Ruined Everything Else)," and has written several adult novels, including "An Orinthologist's Guide to Life," "The Knitting Circle," "Comfort," and "The Red Thread." Her work has appeared in the The Paris Review, O, and elsewhere.