- Biographies are an area of high interest for young readers.
- Includes index and "Words You Know" section that highlights terms and concepts from the text and illustrates them with photographs.
- Photographs are directly related to the text to encourage independent reading.
Grades K-4 National Social Studies Standards
- Time, Continuity, and Change: II
- Accounts of past events, people, places, and situations contribute to our understanding of the past
- People, Places, and Environments: III
- Describe how people in different areas reflects ideas, personality, culture, and wants and needs in their homes, schools, etc.
- Individual Development and Identity: IV
- Explore factors that contribute to one's identity such as interests, capabilities, and perceptions
Grades K-4 National Science Standards
- History and Nature of Science: VII
- Men and women have made a variety of contributions throughout the history of science and technology
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ElizabethHaaser - LibraryThing
Carol Alexander’s biography of Florence Nightingale is a great starting biography for young children for several reasons. First of all, the text is easy to understand. There is not too much writing on ... Read full review