Heroes of American History

Age Level: 8–9  Grade Level: 3–4

Simple, fast-paced biography sorts truth from legend, resulting in an accurate portrait brimming with facts for report writers and appealing details for pleasure readers. The HEROES OF AMERICAN HISTORY series shines a spotlight on key figures of the past and present—the heroes who create America's history. Inviting, four-color design and photos are found on every page. These books contain a timeline, words to know, a further reading list with Internet addresses, and an index.

  • Features current and historical figures, sorting truth from legend
  • Simple, fast-paced narratives fill the need for elementary biographies
  • Fact-filled; perfect for assignments
  • Equally inviting for pleasure reading
  • Supports the History/Social Studies and English/Language Arts curricula
  • 7 ½” x 9”
  • 32pp.
  • Illus. with full-color design and photographs
  • Contains a timeline, words to know, a further reading list, Internet addresses, and an index
  • Fall 2005
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Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Champion of Civil Rights

Edith Hope Fine
Young Martin’s father taught him to love all people of all colors—even when they were unkind. Still, Martin knew that unfairness to African Americans was wrong. Young readers will be roused by the story of the great leader who was beaten and jailed, yet told his followers to “meet hate with love.”..Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-2466-3
Binding: Library Ed.
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Pocahontas

Pocahontas

American Indian Princess

Carin T. Ford
Early readers will delight in the page-turning story of Pocahontas, daughter of a powerful Algonquian Indian chief. From the legendary tale of the celebrated Indian princess who risked her life to save settler John Smith from death, to her capture by an English captain, to her marriage to John Rolfe, author Carin T...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-2604-9
Binding: Library Ed.
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Discount Price: $17.95

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