Alexander Graham Bell: Master of Sound (The Treasure Chest, by Ann Hood

By Ann Hood

In ebook 7 of The Treasure Chest, Maisie and Felix meet a tender Alexander Graham Bell (the inventor of the phone) in Edinborough, Scotland, simply as he leaves for a yr together with his grandfather, an elocutionist, in London. whilst the twins get separated from Alexander, they subscribe to the hundreds of thousands of orphans within the streets of Victorian London. Maisie turns into an orange vendor and Felix a chimney sweep as they seek the foggy streets for Alexander...and one another. again at domestic, they focus on the approaching marriage ceremony of significant Uncle Thorne, who makes them depart Elm Medona and go back to the upstairs servants quarters.

Includes nice non-fiction content material with biographies of Alexander Graham Bell and Charles Dickens and Ann Hood's Favorite proof from her research!

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She held up the wolf mask and the Santa hat. ” asked Ivy. ” “No, we’re going to go to the Youth Center and spy on Girl Power 4-Ever camp,” said Bean. She put the wolf mask over her face and handed the Santa hat and beard to Ivy. ” Ivy put on the Santa hat. Hunks of beard fell off in her mouth. ” “Nah,” said Bean. “We’re going to be really quiet. ” asked Ivy, pulling Santa hair out of her mouth. “Just to be on the safe side,” said Bean. indd 40 4/27/12 4:14 PM Wolf eyes are not in the same place as people eyes, Bean realized.

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