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  • Boettinger, H. M. The Telephone Book: Bell, Watson, Vail, and American Life, 1876-1983. Revised Edition. New York: Stearn Publishers, 1983.
  • Brooks, John. Telephone: The First Hundred Years. New York: Harper and Row, 1976.
  • Bruce, Robert V. Bell: Alexander Graham Bell and the Conquest of Solitude. Boston: Little, Brown, 1973. Reprint, Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1990.
  • Coe, Lewis. The Telephone and Its Several Inventors: A History. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co., 1995.
  • Eber, Dorothy Harley. Genius at Work: Images of Alexander Graham Bell. New York: Viking Press, 1982.
  • Fischer, Claude S. America Calling: A Social History of the Telephone to 1940. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1992.
  • Garnet, Robert W. The Telephone Enterprise: The Evolution of the Bell System's Horizontal Structure, 1876-1909. The Johns Hopkins/AT&T Series in Telephone History. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1985.
  • Grosvenor, Edwin S. and Morgan Wesson. Alexander Graham Bell: The Life and Times of the Man Who Invented the Telephone. New York: Harry Abrams, 1997.
  • Mackenzie, Catherine Dunlop. Alexander Graham Bell, the Man Who Contracted Space. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1928. Reprint, Freeport, NY: Books for Libraries Press, 1971.
  • Smith, George David. The Anatomy of a Business Strategy: Bell, Western Electric, and the Origins of the American Telephone Industry. The Johns Hopkins/AT&T Series in Telephone History. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1985.
  • Watson, Thomas A. Exploring Life: The Autobiography of Thomas A. Watson. New York: Appleton, 1926.
  • Winefield, Richard. Never the Twain Shall Meet: Bell, Gallaudet, and the Communications Debate. Washington, D.C.: Gallaudet University Press, 1987.

Children's Books

  • Davidson, Margaret. The Story of Alexander Graham Bell, Inventor of the Telephone. Famous Lives. Milwaukee: Gareth Stevens Publishing, 1997.
  • Lamb, James Barrett. Alexander Graham Bell: Baddeck's Gentle Genius. Hantsport, Nova Scotia: Lancelot Press, 1990.
  • Matthews, Tom. The World and All That's In It: A Photobiography of Alexander Graham Bell. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Society, 1999.
  • Parker, Steve. Alexander Graham Bell and the Telephone. Science Discoveries. New York: Chelsea House Publishers, 1995.
  • Pasachoff, Naomi E. Alexander Graham Bell: Making Connections. Oxford Portraits in Science. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996.
  • Pelta, Kathy. Alexander Graham Bell. Pioneers in Change. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Silver Burdett Press, 1989.
  • St. George, Judith. Dear Dr. Bell -- Your Friend, Helen Keller. New York: Putnam's Sons, 1992.

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