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Robert Wadlow - The Unique Life of the Boy Who Became the World's Tallest Man
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography
A children's biography about young Robert Wadlow. The victim of an overactive pituitary gland, Robert lived from 1918 to 1940. He stood just shy of 9 feet tall by the time of his death at age 22. Robert didn't choose his situation, but his accomplishment was in how he handled it. Written for upper elementary readers. Lexile text measure: 770. Includes historical images.
Footprints in Time: A Walk in Sacajawea's Moccasins
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Series: Historical Collection ยท Children (ages 9-12). Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,990. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography
In 1805, a young Shoshone woman named Sacajawea joined the Lewis and Clark expedition as an interpreter, and with a papoose on her back helped explore America's northwest while searching for a route to the Pacific Ocean. This time-honored true story of the hardships of the expedition, in particular that of Sacajawea and her baby, Jean-Baptist (Pomp), is retold for young readers ages 8-12.
Elijah Lovejoy's Fight for Freedom
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,120. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography
Two decades before the Civil War, Elijah Lovejoy used his newspaper to protest slavery. His beliefs were dangerous enough. Taking his cause public proved deadly as he defended press after press before losing his life to a mob. Insisting on his constitutional right to speak freely about unpopular subjects, he refused to be intimidated by those who would silence him. A biography for young readers.