Describes the life of our sixteenth president, a self-taught man whose compassion and honesty gradually earned him the trust of many Americans and eventually a seat in the highest office of the United States.
Presents the story of the work that was done by so many on both sides of the ocean to create this enduring symbol of freedom and the fundraisers held by everyday people to build her the pedestal on which she would forever stand.
Baseball, basketball, football - no matter the game, Jackie Robinson excelled. His talents would have easily landed another man a career in pro sports, but in America in the 1930s and '40s, such opportunities were closed to athletes like Jackie for one reason: his skin was the wrong color. Settling for playing baseball in the Negro Leagues, Jackie chafed at the inability to prove himself where it mattered most: the major leagues. Then in 1946, Branch...
This picture book biography explores the life of Theodore Roosevelt through vivid prose and the president's own words--
President Theodore Roosevelt is known as the man with a plan, the rough rider. His figure stands tall in American history; his legacy stretching him to larger-than-life proportions. But before his rise to fame, he was just Teedie, a boy with ambitious dreams to change the world, and the conviction to see his stupendous imaginings...
Using quotes from some of his beloved speeches, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. comes to life in stunning collage art and vibrant watercolor paintings in this profound and important biography about beliefs and dreams and following ones heart. Martin Luther King, Jr. in his own words, will inspire and affect you, too.
This biography is an excellent and accessible introduction for youngsters to learn about one of the world's most influential luminaries. Helen Keller's poignant narrative is beautifully captured in this unforgettable portrait of a woman whose vision for innovation and progress changed America and the world forever.
From the time he was a young boy roaming the forests of the unsettled Midwest, Abraham Lincoln knew in his heart that slavery was deeply wrong. The passion for humanity that defined Lincoln's life shines through in this portrait of a truly great American president.