Amazing Americans

Age Level: 5–8  Grade Level: K–3

What makes these Americans so great? Find out in these well-written biographies that include a “Something to Think About” question at the end of each book. Written for young elementary students, these high-interest topics will encourage independent reading and motivate students to continue reading in the future. Each book highlights the life and achievements of a variety of Americans. Books are full-color and contain a timeline, a glossary, a further reading list, Internet addresses, and an index.

  • High-interest topics encourage reading
  • “Something to Think About” sections encourage readers to think and read critically
  • Introduces young readers to women and men of achievement
  • Supports the English/Language Arts and History curricula
  • 7 1/2” x 9”
  • 24pp.
  • Illus. with color photographs
  • Contains a glossary, a further reading list, Internet addresses, and an index
  • Fall 2009
  • Series Lexile: 600
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Amazing Arctic Explorer Matthew Henson

Amazing Arctic Explorer Matthew Henson

Mary Dodson Wade
AMAZING ARCTIC EXPLORER MATTHEW HENSON explores the life of the man who went with Robert Peary to the North Pole. Because he was African American, his contributions to the North Pole expeditions were largely ignored for a number of years...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3286-6
Binding: Library Ed.
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Amazing Champion of the Earth Rachel Carson

Amazing Champion of the Earth Rachel Carson

Mary Dodson Wade
Author Mary Dodson Wade explores Rachel Carson’s life in this biography for beginning readers. Learn how Carson wrote about the environment after her experiences working as a marine biologist. Her books still influence environmentalists today...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3283-5
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Amazing Cherokee Writer Sequoyah

Amazing Cherokee Writer Sequoyah

Mary Dodson Wade
Who is Sequoyah? Inspired by the notes that he saw U.S. soldiers with, Sequoyah worked hard to create a written form of the Cherokee language. Readers will learn about his life and how he created the Cherokee alphabet...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3285-9
Binding: Library Ed.
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Amazing Civil War Nurse Clara Barton

Amazing Civil War Nurse Clara Barton

Mary Dodson Wade
Known as "the Angel of the Battlefield" during the American Civil War, author Mary Dodson Wade explores the life of Clara Barton in this biography for beginning readers. Read about Barton's early jobs as a teacher and in a government office, and how she created the American Red Cross...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3281-1
Binding: Library Ed.
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Amazing Olympic Athlete Wilma Rudolph

Amazing Olympic Athlete Wilma Rudolph

Mary Dodson Wade
Another title in the AMAZING AMERICANS series, AMAZING OLYMPIC ATHLETE WILMA RUDOLPH explores the life of Wilma Rudolph, the first American woman to win three gold medals in the same Olympics. After attending the 1956 Olympics, where she won a bronze medal, and the 1960 Olympics, where she won three gold medals, Rudolph became a teacher and mentor to other runners...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3282-8
Binding: Library Ed.
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Amazing President Theodore Roosevelt

Amazing President Theodore Roosevelt

Mary Dodson Wade
Author Mary Dodson Wade explores the life of Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th President of the United States, in this biography for young readers. Rough Rider, governor, rancher, vice-president, and president, Roosevelt created some of the first national parks and the Panama Canal...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3284-2
Binding: Library Ed.
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