Margaret Bourke-White

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Millbrook Press, Jan 1, 1997 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 56 pages
Introducing new readers to some of history's most interesting and important people, these biographies focus on the pivotal episodes that show what kind of person the subject is (or was) and how he or she came to be famous. Although written in a story format, these books are not fictionalized accounts. A chronology of major events follows the story, along with a brief summary of the subject's life.
 

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This entry in the Trailblazers series offers readers an admiring look at photographer Margaret Bourke-White. In 1904, when Margaret was born, women were not allowed to vote and were not encouraged to ... Read full review

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Section 1
13
Section 2
21
Section 3
22
Section 4
29
Section 5
36
Section 6
45
Section 7
53
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About the author (1997)

Catherine A. Welch is an award-winning author with more than 20 books to her credit and is a writing instructor with the Institute of Children's Literature. Elementary teachers have found her two short historical fiction books especially useful in the classroom. A teaching strategy for her book, Clouds of Terror , an NCSS/CBC Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies, appeared in Instructor (October 1995). A four-day lesson plan for Danger at the Breaker , her book praised by School Library Journal and Booklist, appears at teachers.net. While many of her works are biographies and history books, her writing credits include several science books. She has degrees in biology and biochemistry, and enjoys giving writing workshops to children and teachers.

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