Say hello to the inventor of the telephoneand so much more. Through leveled text and engaging photos, kids meet Alexander Graham Bell and learn about his important invention as well as his role in the founding of the National Geographic Society. This level 2 text provides easy-to-access information perfect for independent readers.
Level 2: For kids who are reading independently, ages 5-8
Barbara Kramer began writing biographies for children and young adults after following the advice of another author who said, "Write what you like to read." She remembered how much she enjoyed biographies when she was a kid, especially stories about trailblazers such as Davy Crockett, Daniel Boone, and Elizabeth Blackwell. She decided that's what she wanted to write. Her subjects have included both historical figures and people in the news. She and her husband live in Iowa with their two cats. They also have two grown children.