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Colin Powell

Series: African-American Heroes

By Stephen Feinstein

Colin Powell was the first African American to be Secretary of State, following an illustrious career as a four-star general and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. This easy biography has colorful illustrations, lively layout, and accessible vocabulary. Ideal for early independent readers and useful for beginning reports.

Library Bound Book978-0-7660-2761-9$24.60$18.45

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"…a good resource for a student preparing a report."

Book Buzz, February 2014

"This biography is simply presented . . . the text and the chapters are well-organized. Younger readers will find this a very accessible biography."

Irving Independent School District, October 10, 2008

". . . a very well organized biography . . ."

South Sound Book Review Council, February 13, 2008

". . . this new series introduces young readers to men and women who through their hard work achieved greatness. The featured subjects inspire young readers to follow their dreams."

MultiCultural Review, Summer 2007

"This book and this series is a great addition to a library’s collection . . ."

Garland Independent School District, November 29, 2007

"For libraries needing sources for Black History collections or for elementary biographies for hi-lo readers, this title will be useful."

TriState Young Adult Book Review Committee, May 2007

"Easy to follow, descriptive, interesting."

Clark County School District, March 12, 2007

". . . well-laid out biography . . . The author shares personal details that will interest young readers."

Denver Public Schools, May 8, 2007

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