Now in paperbackâ€”National Geographic Children's Books presents the award-winning photobiography of Alexander Graham Bell. This fascinating profile, named a School Library Journal Best Book of the Year, uses direct quotes to give readers a vivid insight into the life of a prolific inventor, driven to succeed. With a foreword by Gilbert M. Grosvenor, Bell's great-grandson, Always Inventing features over 70 period photographs and drawings from Bell's notebooks. From his first invention at age 11â€”a tool to clean husks from wheat kernelsâ€”to his patent of the hydrofoil 64 years later, Bell was always inventing. Bell was also one of the original founders of the National Geographic Society. Awards include: Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young Peopleâ€”NCSS/CBC New York Public Library 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing Best Book of the Yearâ€”School Library JournalFrom the Trade Paperback edition.