A new kind of reader, students will be engaged by short profiles on 16 amazing people, each of which includes background notes, vocabulary lists, answers, and a bibliography. While reading, students will also come to understand the profound impact each person has had on America's past and present. 16 Extraordinary Americans with Disabilities will introduce students to 16 key figures who have made a difference despite their disabilities. 148 reproducible pages, softcover. Grades 6-12, readability 4+. Revised edition.
Laura Bridgman, Teacher John Wesley Powell, Explorer Washington Roebling, Engineer Walt Disney, Cartoonist Franklin D. Roosevelt, President of the United States Ray Charles, Musician Katharine Hathaway, Writer Glenn Cunningham, Runner Roy Campanella, Baseball Catcher Cher, Singer and Actress Temple Grandin, Scientist and Inventor Whoopi Goldberg, Comedian and Actress Mark Wellman, Mountain Climber
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