Essential Lives Set 5

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Essential Lives introduces the people who have shaped the world, impacted humanity, and changed the course of history. Color photos, detailed maps, and informative sidebars accompany easy-to-follow text. Each book includes a table of contents, timeline, facts, additional resources, web sites, a glossary, a bibliography, and an index. Essential Lives is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

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Essential Lives Set 5 (8 titles)
Cesar Chavez: Crusader for Labor Rights
Charles Lindbergh: Groundbreaking Aviator
Frederick Douglass: Fugitive Slave and Abolitionist
Henry Ford: Manufacturing Mogul
J. K. Rowling: Extraordinary Author
Mahatma Gandhi: Proponent of Peace 7.1
Rachel Carson: Pioneer of Environmentalism
Sonia Sotomayor: Supreme Court Justice
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Interest Level Grade 6 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 8
BISACS JNF007000, JNF011000
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Biographies, History
Copyright 2011
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Essential Library
Language English
Number of Pages 112
Season 2010-08-01
ISBN 9781616135102, 9781617873713
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 920-921
Graphics 1-color illustrations, Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 6.25 x 9.25
Lexile 0
Features Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Table of contents, and Timeline of key events
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Essential Lives Set 8 - Booklist

This series does an excellent job of depicting each individual as a nuanced human rather than an icon.

Sonia Sotomayor, J.K. Rowling (Essential Lives) – School Library Journal

The writing is accessible, the format is open, and full-color photos appear throughout. Good choices for readers who are simply curious about these women and their accomplishments, or for those who are looking for report sources.

Essential Lives Set 5 – Horn Book Guide

Nicely laid-out and easy to read, these informative. . .biographies provide historical context as well as personal information about their subjects. Many sidebars, pull-quotes, and photographs enhance the presentation.