Tales of Famous Americans

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Scholastic Reference, Oct 1, 2007 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 112 pages
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TALES OF FAMOUS AMERICANS profiles the lives and major accomplishments of seventeen fascinating men and women, including Pocahontas, Benjamin Franklin, George Washington, Davy Crockett, Abraham Lincoln. Susan B. Anthony & Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Harriet Tubman, Sitting Bull, Thomas Edison, Madam C. J. Walker, the Wright Brothers, Helen Keller, Jackie Robinson, Martin Luther King Jr., Dolores Huerta, Yo-Yo Ma, and Mia Hamm. And the innovative design and kid-friendly text makes this a must-have for any elementary school student!

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User Review  - Nicole - Goodreads

This book has outlined in order of life many famous Americans. It is very colorful and informational. This is not a boring book to say the least. Americans include: Pocahontas George Washington ... Read full review

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User Review  - Laney J. - Goodreads

The book's name was Tales of Famous Americans. The author was Connie and Peter Roop. It was 108 pages long. The genre was nonfiction. Some facts about famous americans are that Pochahantas was ... Read full review

Contents

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Section 2
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Section 3
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About the author (2007)

Connie Roop is a high school environmental science teacher, and a recipient of the Women Leaders in Education Award from the American Association of University Women and a Kohl Education Foundation Award for Exceptional Teaching. In 1997 and 1998 she led groups of students to Belize to study the rainforest. Together with her husband, Connie has written 60 children's books ranging from historical fiction to nonfiction. Seven of their books are "Reading Rainbow" books, including Keep the Lights Burning, Abbie, a Feature Book. Their books have received recognition from the National Association of Science Teachers, National Council of Teachers of English, the Children's Book Council, and the American Library Association. They have also received Wisconsin's Laura Ingalls Wilder Book Award.

Peter Roop is a Wisconsin State Teacher of the Year, and has been a writer of children's books for over 25 years. He has written extensively for Cricket and Cobblestone Magazines. He currently writes and speaks full-time. Last year he talked with over 50,000 students, presenting over 800 workshops for students, educators and writers in 26 states. Together with his wife, Peter has written 60 children's books ranging from historical fiction to nonfiction. Seven of their books are "Reading Rainbow" books, including Keep the Lights Burning, Abbie, a Feature Book. Their books have received recognition from the National Association of Science Teachers, National Council of Teachers of English, the Children's Book Council, and the American Library Association. They have also received Wisconsin's Laura Ingalls Wilder Book Award.