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Learn all about Thomas Edison, one of the most important figures in American history, in this colorful, inviting, and entertaining biography. This carefully leveled reader is written in an easy-to-grasp style to encourage the inventors of tomorrow!
Explore one of the most recognized names in modern America with this biography of Supreme Court Justice Sonya Sotomayor. Kids will learn about her rise to be the first Hispanic Supreme Court Justice and the trials she faced along the way. The level 3 text provides accessible, yet wide-ranging, information for independent readers. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Say hello to the inventor of the telephone-and so much more! Through leveled text and engaging photos, kids meet Alexander Graham Bell and learn about his important invention as well as his role in the founding of the National Geographic Society. This level 2 text provides easy-to-access information perfect for independent readers. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Nelson Mandela, who courageously dealt with adversity and emerged a world leader, has been an inspirational role model for millions of people around the world, from students to presidents. After being imprisoned for 27 years, in 1994 he became South Africa's first democratically-elected president and shared the Nobel Peace Prize. Mandela died in 2013, but his legacy lives on as a barrier-breaker and humanitarian. Learn all about his life, especially...