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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.


Marie Curie: Nobel Prize Winning Scientist
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 23741
ISBN: 978-0-635-02374-2
Format: Paperback
Marie Curie was one of the first women scientists to become famous all over the world. She was a true pioneer in the field of science. In fact, she gave her life for the science she loved so much! Marie Curie showed us how to have confidence in ourselves and our work.


Molly Pitcher: Revolutionary War Hero
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 2375X
ISBN: 978-0-635-02375-9
Format: Paperback
During the American Revolution, many women were called Molly Pitcher because they brought pitchers of water to soldiers in the heat of battle. Some of these women joined in the fight. However, only three women received military pensions for the Revolutionary War: Mary McCauley, Molly Corbin, and Deborah Sampson. This book is about Mary McCauley.
Marco Polo: World Traveler
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 23768
ISBN: 978-0-635-02376-6
Format: Paperback
Marco Polo wrote a book? Marco Polo began exploring BEFORE Christopher Columbus? Marco Polo went to jail? Marco Polo was only 17 when he began his journey?
Sitting Bull: Native American Warrior Chief
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 23784
ISBN: 978-0-635-02378-0
Format: Paperback
Sitting Bull was a brave Indian war chief. His Lakota (Sioux) tribe defeated General George Custer at the famous Battle of Little Bighorn. He fought his entire life to take care of his people and keep them free. Sitting Bull only surrendered and went to live on a reservation when he had no other choice.
Henry Hudson: Explorer and Adventurer
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 23792
ISBN: 978-0-635-02379-7
Format: Paperback
Did you know … Henry Hudson’s group was the first to stay the winter in Canada?
Henry Hudson was an English explorer?
Henry Hudson had a mutiny on his ship at the end of his voyage?
Henry Hudson has a river and a bridge named for him?

Geronimo: Fierce Apache Warrior
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 23814
ISBN: 978-0-635-02381-0
Format: Paperback
Geronimo was a great warrior of the Apache tribe. He fearlessly protected his people from many enemies. Geronimo was among the last Indians to surrender to the United States. He is remembered as a brave chief and strong warrior.
Crazy Horse: Chief of the Oglala Sioux Indians
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 23822
ISBN: 978-0-635-02382-7
Format: Paperback
Crazy Horse is one of the most famous chiefs of the Oglala Sioux. He spent his entire life defending his tribe and their land. Crazy Horse may be best known for his leadership and victory at the Battle of Little Bighorn. There are no known pictures of Crazy Horse. The illustration for this book is based on the Crazy Horse Memorial in Crazy Horse, South Dakota!
Condoleezza Rice: First Woman National Security Advisor
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 23857
ISBN: 978-0-635-02385-8
Format: Paperback
Condoleezza Rice is one of the most famous and successful African American women in U.S. history! She has bravely accepted the challenge of working in an environment where she is different. She has excelled in all she does. Condoleezza Rice is an excellent role model to us all!
Carol Moseley Braun: African American U.S. Senator
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 23849
ISBN: 978-0-635-02384-1
Format: Paperback
Carol Moseley Braun is a very well known African American woman! She was the first black woman elected to the U.S. Senate and didn't stop there. After earning a long list of awards and achievements, Carol decided to accomplish something really big! She joined the 2004 U.S. presidential race!