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16 Extraordinary Multiracial Americans16 Extraordinary Multiracial Americans
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More people are multiracial now than ever before. Learn the inspiring life stories of 16 Americans of mixed ethnic backgrounds who have influenced their fields, including Barack Obama, Norah Jones, Naomi Shihab Nye, Apolo Anton Ohno, Earl Woods, Dwayne Johnson, and others. M ini-biographies are followed by "Remembering the Facts" comprehension questions, "Understanding the Story" higher-level thinking, "Getting the Main Idea" discussion questions and "Applying What You've Learned" connection questions. The back of the book includes a list of key vocabulary words from each biography, and additional activity ideas. Answer key included. 137 reproducible pages, softcover.
     

 
16 Extraordinary Americans with Disabilities16 Extraordinary Americans with Disabilities
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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.

Mini-biographies feature:

  • 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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    16 More Extraordinary African Americans16 More Extraordinary African Americans
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    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 More Extraordinary African-Americans will introduce students to 16 additional key African-American figures wjp showcase examples of success and overcoming challenges. 156 reproducible pages, softcover. Revised Edition. Grades 6-12, readability 4+.

    Mini-biographies feature:

  • Langston Hughes, poet
  • Jesse Owens, athlete
  • Benjamin Davis, Tuskegee airman
  • Fannie Lou Hamer, voter registration activist
  • Coretta Scott King, civil rights leader
  • Alex Haley, author
  • Muhammad Ali, boxer
  • Faith Ringgold, artist
  • Alice Walker, author
  • Gladys Knight, singer
  • Bernice Reagon, historian
  • Colin Powell, statesman/soldier
  • Ben Carson, physician
  • Morgan Freeman, actor
  • Geoffrey Canada, social activist
  • Ruth Simmons, university president
         

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    16 Extraordinary Asian Americans16 Extraordinary Asian Americans
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    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 Asian-Americans will introduce students to 16 key people who have influenced politics, fashion, music, sports, and other fields! 130 reproducible pages, softcover. Revised Edition. Grades 9-12, readability 4+.

    Mini-biographies feature:

  • Daniel K. Inouye, United States Senator
  • Maxine Hong Kingston, Author
  • I.M.Pei, Architect
  • Maya Lin, Sculptor
  • An Wang, Inventor
  • Seiji Ozawa, Symphony Conductor
  • Kristi Yamaguchi, Figure Skater
  • Yo-Yo Ma, Cellist
  • David Ho, Physician and AIDS Reseacher
  • Wendy Lee Gramm, Economist
  • Ellison Onizuka, Astronaut
  • Carlos Bulosan, Poet and Writer
  • Jose Aruego, Illustrator
  • Elaine Chao, Secretary of Labor
  • Amy Tan, Author
  • Vera Wang, Fashion Designer
         

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    16 Extraordinary Native Americans16 Extraordinary Native Americans
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    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 Native-Americans will introduce students to 16 key people who have changed the course of American history and culture. 144 reproducible pages, softcover. Revised Edition. Grades 9-12, readability 4+.

    Mini-biographies feature:

  • Nancy Ward, Beloved Woman of the Cherokee
  • Tecumseh, Shawnee Warrior and Leader
  • Sequoyah, Cherokee Linguist
  • Sacagawea, Shoshone Interpreter and Guide
  • Sitting Bull, Sioux Chief and Spiritual Leader
  • Chief Joseph, Nez Perci Chief
  • Sarah Winnemucca, Paiute Indian Rights Activist
  • Ishi, Yahi Survivor and Research Assistant
  • Susan LaFlesche Picotte, Omaha Physician
  • Jim Thorpe, Sauk and Fox Athlete
  • Maria Martinez, Pueblo Potter
  • Annie Dodge Wauneka, Navajo Health Educator
  • N. Scott Momaday, Kiowa Poet and Writer
  • Ben Nighthorse Campbell, Cheyenne U.S. Senator
  • Wilma Mankiller, Chief of the Cherokee Nation and
  • Frank C. Dukepoo, Hopi Geneticist
         

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