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Rosa Parks: Mother of a Movement
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 14971
ISBN: 978-0-635-01497-9
Format: Paperback
Rosa Parks was a civil rights activist. She is best known for her bravery when she refused to give up her seat on a public bus to a white man. Little did she know what kind of massive movement that one small refusal would start!
Chief Powhatan: Powerful Native American Leader
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 1498X
ISBN: 978-0-635-01498-6
Format: Paperback
Chief Powhatan was the powerful ruler of the Powhatan Indians of Virginia. He commanded great respect and fear from his tribe. The interactions between the Powhatans and the Jamestown colonists were both productive and destructive. One of the most famous Powhatans was Pocahontas-Chief Powhatan's daughter.
Betsy Ross: Patriot Seamstress
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 15005
ISBN: 978-0-635-01500-6
Format: Paperback
Betsy Ross is near and dear to American's hearts. She was the young and talented seamstress believed to have sewn the first American flag. What an honor! She was the woman who sewed up a new nation!
Harold Washington: Political Pioneer
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 15048
ISBN: 978-0-635-01504-4
Format: Paperback
Harold Washington was Chicago's first African American mayor. From the South Side of Chicago, to the Army, to college and beyond, Harold gained many life experiences that would aid him while mayor.
John Rolfe: Famous Founding Father
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 15056
ISBN: 978-0-635-01505-1
Format: Paperback
John Rolfe was a famous founding father of the Virginia Colony. He grew the first profitable crop in the New World, and that crop was tobacco.
Pocahontas: Legendary Indian Princess
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 15064
ISBN: 978-0-635-01506-8
Format: Paperback
Pocahontas was a legendary Indian princess. She was the daughter of the powerful Chief Powhatan. She was brave as a child and young woman. Her curiosity about the English colonists led her to become an important part of their lives. She could very well be considered the first female American ambassador!
John Muir: America's Naturalist
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 15080
ISBN: 978-0-635-01508-2
Format: Paperback
As a boy, John Muir was enchanted by nature. As an adult, this love led to great achievements in the world of ecology. John is remembered as America's first naturalist. A knowledgeable man of nature - our Muir of the mountains!
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Dr. Mae Jemison: First African American Woman Astronaut
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 15129
ISBN: 978-0-635-01512-9
Format: Paperback
Dr. Mae Jemison had a dream. She also had the grit and dedication to follow it. A strong student and hard worker, she became not only a doctor, but also the first African American woman in space.
Golda Meir: Israel's First Woman Premier
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 15137
ISBN: 978-0-635-01513-6
Format: Paperback
Golda Meir was Israel's first woman premier. Her life was tough and she learned to be tough-minded. She was Jewish and proud of her heritage, often risking her life to further Jewish causes. A woman of unspeakable strength, her influence lives on.
Louis Armstrong: Tremendous Trumpeter
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 15161
ISBN: 978-0-635-01516-7
Format: Paperback
Louis Armstrong is a legend among jazz musicians. He came from nothing and rose to be one of the greatest musicians of all times. From New Orleans to Chicago to New York and beyond, Louis Armstrong helped bring jazz music to the world.
John Deere: Plowing Pioneer
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 1517X
ISBN: 978-0-635-01517-4
Format: Paperback
John Deere - the name is known all over the country. Did you know John Deere is more than just a tractor company? John Deere was a blacksmith from Vermont! His invention of the self-polishing steel plow was just the beginning of a long and successful career.
Marquis de Lafayette: A Hero to Two Worlds
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 1520X
ISBN: 978-0-635-01520-4
Format: Paperback
The Marquis de Lafayette was born in France. He served in the French Army. When Lafayette learned of the American Revolution, he left his home and came to help the young colonists win their freedom. He later fought for independence and reform in France, Greece, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Poland, and South America.
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