Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
- Age: 9 to 14
- Grade: 4 to 5
No other form of communication reaches people in as many parts of the world as television. Broadcasts are received by audiences in every country, in nearly every language. This fascinating history follows the evolution of television from early technology to its development as the world’s most popular global medium. The book also takes a close up look at the contributions of different inventors, the growth of broadcasting, and the cultural implications of TV viewing. Detailed illustrations also help explain the basics of electronic signals and transmission.
About the author
Inventing the Television (Breakthrough Inventions)This book looks at the birth of broadcasting, the contributions of various inventors, the cultural implications of TV viewing, as well as the basics of electronic signals and transmission.
Source: The Canadian Children’s Book Centre. Canadian Children’s Book News. 2007.