Helen Keller and Alexander Graham Bell
History's Famous Friendships
One is the woman who rose above extraordinary challenges to become a celebrated author. The other is the inventor and scientist most well known for inventing the telephone. Not many people today realize that Helen Keller and Alexander Graham Bell were longtime friends. Young readers will learn about Keller and Bell's friendship, from how they met when she was only six years old to why Keller dedicated her first autobiography to Bell years later. Historical photographs and quotes from primary sources highlight the time period and provide extra details about this very fascinating friendship.