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Sojourner Truth
ISBN: 9780736816403
Author: Frost, Helen
Publisher: Pebble Books
Published: January 2003
Retail: $17.32    OUR PRICE: $2.99
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Binding Type: Library Binding
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Annotation: Simple text and photographs introduce young readers to the lives of famous people in America. This is a wonderful series that supports commemorative occasions. This series explores and supports the standards under "The History of the United States: Democratic Principles and Values and the Peoples from Many Cultures Who Contributed to Its Cultural, Economic, and Political Heritage," as required by the National Standards for History.
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Physical Information: 0.32" H x 7.32" L x 6.36" W 24 pages
Bargain Category: Upper Elementary, Reference, Middle School, Historical Fiction
 
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
Reviewed by Horn Book Guide Reviews (Horn Book Guide Reviews 2003 Fall)
Each book in this series presents simplistic information about a notable American from childhood to adulthood, highlighting each subject's legacy. The books are appropriate for use in early elementary classrooms with adult support, but much of the language will be too difficult for those pursuing independent reading. A full-page photo or illustration faces each text page. Reading list. Glos., ind. [Review covers these Famous Americans titles: [cf2]Betsy Ross, John F. Kennedy, Sojourner Truth,[cf1] and [cf2]Thurgood Marshall[cf1].] Copyright 2003 Horn Book Guide Reviews
Reviewed by School Library Journal Reviews (SLJ Reviews 2003 November)
K-Gr 2-These small-format beginning readers introduce prominent American figures. Each one is concise (approximately 200 words) with vocabulary appropriate for its target audience. Each spread includes a full-page picture opposite two or three sentences of text. In addition to a few dates, the information provided is very basic. The illustrations are a blend of generic photographs, paintings, and reproductions; many are grainy or lack contrast. Supplemental material in each volume includes directions to log on to Fact Hound.-Michele Shaw, formerly at Yorkshire Academy, Houston, TX Copyright 2003 Reed Business Information.