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Clara Barton: Founder of the American Red Cross
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 23539
ISBN: 978-0-635-02353-7
Format: Paperback
Clara Barton is one of the most selfless humanitarians that America has ever known. She bravely nursed thousands of wounded soldiers, from both sides, during the Civil War. Clara even founded the American Red Cross! Read more about Clara Barton, one of my favorite heroines.
Sojourner Truth: Religious Abolitionist
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 23555
ISBN: 978-0-635-02355-1
Format: Paperback
Sojourner Truth was a brave woman! She boldly preached a message of equality to anyone who would listen. She thought that all people should be treated the same, whether white or black, male or female. Sojourner traveled hundreds of miles to spread her important message to others. It even reached you!
John Adams: America's Second President
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 23571
ISBN: 978-0-635-02357-5
Format: Paperback
John Adams was our nation’s first vice president and the second president. He helped our nation avoid a long war with France and England and worked to keep peace in America. We remember him for his patriotic efforts to make and keep America independent!
William Penn: Father of Pennsylvania
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 2358X
ISBN: 978-0-635-02358-2
Format: Paperback
Quaker preacher William Penn founded Pennsylvania in the 1600s. During this time, people were punished for religious beliefs that were different. William wanted Pennsylvania to be a safe haven for Quakers and anyone else who wanted to live and worship freely! This idea was called his "holy experiment!"
Andrew Jackson: The People's President
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 23601
ISBN: 978-0-635-02360-5
Format: Paperback
Andrew Jackson, a military hero, lost the presidency in 1824 to a wealthy aristocrat. But the people elected this "common man" in 1828. Andrew was the first president to veto bills he did not believe in, not just those that were unconstitutional. Andrew Jackson represented the people of America while in office.
Theodore Roosevelt: America's 'Rough Rider' President
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 23628
ISBN: 978-0-635-02362-9
Format: Paperback
American President. Political reformer. Environmentalist. Author of 36 books. Rancher. Conservationist. Hunter. Military hero. Theodore Roosevelt was one busy guy! Not many folks have the chance or the nerve to live a life as exciting and productive as Theodore Roosevelt! Read on to find out more about the 26th President!
Sequoyah: Inventor of the First Written Cherokee Alphabet
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 23636
ISBN: 978-0-635-02363-6
Format: Paperback
Sequoyah invented the first written Cherokee alphabet. In fact, his was the first of any written Indian languages! He overcame many obstacles, worked many years, and ignored great opposition to achieve his goal. And he did it!
King George III: Man of Duty
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 23644
ISBN: 978-0-635-02364-3
Format: Paperback
Did you know … King George III enjoyed hunting fox? King George III liked to play card games? King George III had 15 children? King George III followed his father and grandfather as king?
Anne Marbury Hutchinson: Religious Leader
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 23709
ISBN: 978-0-635-02370-4
Format: Paperback
Anne Marbury Hutchinson is a role model for any person who believes in the rights of the individual to freedom of thought, freedom of speech, and freedom to worship. Her faith and her bravery to stand up for what she believed in inspired many others to defend her and to follow her. Anne was also one of the first English colonists to settle in Rhode Island.
Phillis Wheatley: First Published African American Poet
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 23717
ISBN: 978-0-635-02371-1
Format: Paperback
Phillis Wheatley came to America when she was a little girl. She was small, quiet, and did not speak English. But her masters taught her many things and gradually unlocked her brilliant mind. Phillis was the first African American to publish a book, the first African American poet, and one of the first female writers of her time!
Abigail Adams: Revolutionary First Lady
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 23725
ISBN: 978-0-635-02372-8
Format: Paperback
Abigail Adams is known for being the wife of President John Adams and the mother of President John Quincy Adams. But she was more than just another first lady! She was an excellent writer, a smart businesswoman, and the mother of five children. Abigail is best remembered for writing many letters expressing her opinions about society at the time.
Ferdinand Magellan: World Voyager
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 23733
ISBN: 978-0-635-02373-5
Format: Paperback
Ferdinand Magellan was a brave sailor. He was the first person to sail around the world! He worked hard to show others his ideas were right. He did not give up. Ferdinand Magellan led the way for other explorers to follow him.