What would life be like without your cell phone? These "mini-computers" have transformed how we live, work, and play: from mobile banking to navigation, downloading music, and talking to our friends. So just how did we get by without them? This title in the fantastic new You Wouldnt Want to Live Without... series explores the fascinating ways in which people coped in a phoneless world, and the inventions and discoveries they made throughout the years. With its informative timeline, helpful "You Can Do It" tips, and hilarious cartoon-style illustrations, this book will soon show you why you really wouldnt want to live without cell phones! The well-organized text in this title allows readers to explore relationships between historic scientific events. Grade-appropriate contexts help readers determine the meaning of academic words and phrases while the vivid illustrations and text features help navigate the text and locate answers to questions.