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Abigail Adams: Girl of Colonial DaysAbigail Adams: Girl of Colonial Days
Jean Brown Wagoner
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Using simple language that beginning readers can understand, this lively, inspiring, and believable biography looks at the childhood of Abigail Adams. Illustrated throughout.
     

 
Abraham Lincoln: The Great EmancipatorAbraham Lincoln: The Great Emancipator
Augusta Stevenson, Jerry Robinson
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Loved by children, adults and educators, the Childhood of Famous Americans series brings history alive with lively and fictionalized biographies. Children love to read the inspiring tales, and pick up history while they're enjoying reading.
     

 
Andrew Jackson: Young PatriotAndrew Jackson: Young Patriot
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The Childhood of Famous Americans series chronicles the early years of famous American men and women in an accessible manner. Each book is faithful in spirit to the values and experiences that influenced the person's development. History is fleshed out with fictionalized details, and conversations have been added to make the stories come alive to today's reader, but every reasonable effort has been made to make the stories consistent with the events, ethics, and character of their subjects.

This biography of the seventh president of the United States is the fascinating story of how one young man overcame the odds, became a military hero, and rose to the highest office in the land. Illustrations. Ages 8-12.
     


 

 
Albert Einstein: Young ThinkerAlbert Einstein: Young Thinker
Marie Hammontree
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One of the most popular series ever published for young Americans, The Childhood of Famous Americans series, chronicles the early years of famous American men and women in an accessible manner. Each book is faithful in spirit to the values and experiences that influenced the person's development. History is fleshed out with fictionalized details, and conversations have been added to make the stories come alive to today's readers, but every reasonable effort has been made to make the stories consistent with the events, ethics, and character of their subjects. The series was design for children in the age group of 8-12.
     

 
Elizabeth Blackwell: Girl Doctor, Childhood of Famous AmericansElizabeth Blackwell: Girl Doctor, Childhood of Famous Americans
Joanne Landers Henry
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One of the most popular series ever published for young Americans, these classics have been praised alike by parents, teachers, and librarians. With these lively, inspiring, fictionalized biographies - easily read by children eight and up - today's youngster is swept right into history.
     

 
Neil Armstrong: Young Flyer Childhood of Famous Americans SeriesNeil Armstrong: Young Flyer Childhood of Famous Americans Series
Montrew Dunham
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One of the most popular series ever published for young Americans, the "Childhood of Famous Americans" classics have been praised alike by parents, teachers, and librarians. With these lively, inspiring, fictionalized biographies - intended for children 8-12 - today's youngster is swept right into history. Neil Armstrong focuses on the first man to walk on the moon. 190 pages, softcover.
     

 

 
Crispus Attucks: Black Leader of Colonial PatriotsCrispus Attucks: Black Leader of Colonial Patriots
Dharathula H. Millender
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Childhood of Famous Americans: Davy Crockett, Young RiflemanChildhood of Famous Americans: Davy Crockett, Young Rifleman
Aileen Wells Parks, Justin Pearson
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One of the most popular series ever published for young Americans, the Childhood of Famous Americans series has been praised alike by parents, teachers, and librarians. Davy Crockett: Young Rifleman, is a lively, inspiring, fictionalized biography that will sweep your youngster right into history. Recommended for ages 8 to 12.
     

 
Dr. Seuss: Young Author and ArtistDr. Seuss: Young Author and Artist
Kathleen Kudlinski
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One of the most popular series every published for young Americans, these classics have been praised alike by parents, teachers, and librarians. With these lively, inspiring, fictionalized biographies--easily read by children of eight and up--today's youngster is swept right into history.
     

 
Frederick DouglassFrederick Douglass
George Edward Stanley
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Born into slavery, Frederick Douglass was separated from his family, beaten, and was forced to work constantly-all because of his skin color. How could anyone overcome such odds? But overcome he did, as Frederick eventually became a famous abolitionist, author, statesman, and reformer. Read about how one of the most prominent figures in African American history paved the way for others to achieve their own freedom! 192 pages, paperback. Ages 8-12.
     

 

 
Harry S. Truman: Thirty-Third President of the United StatesHarry S. Truman: Thirty-Third President of the United States
George Edward Stanley
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One of the most popular series ever published for young Americans, these classics have been praised alike by parents, teachers, and librarians. With this lively, inspiring, fictionalized biography -- easily read by children of eight and up - children will swept into the story of Harry S. Truman, our 33rd president. 256 pages, paperback.
     

 
Helen Keller: From Tragedy to TriumphHelen Keller: From Tragedy to Triumph
Katharine Wilkie
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The Childhood of Famous Americans series chronicles the early years of famous American men and women in an accessible manner. Each book is faithful in spirit to the values and experiences that influenced the person's development. History is fleshed out with fictionalized details, and conversations have been added to make the stories come alive to today's reader, but every reasonable effort has been made to make the stories consistent with the events, ethics, and character of their subjects. For children ages 8-12.
     

 
Thomas Jefferson and The Ghostriders: Childhood of Famous AmericansThomas Jefferson and The Ghostriders: Childhood of Famous Americans
Howard Goldsmith, Drew Rose
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Young Thomas Jefferson has been warned about the Native American burial mound near his house. But one night he decides to see it for himself. Tom hides in the bushes and thinks he hears ghosts approaching. It turns out to be a Native American tribe coming to pay its respects, and Tom learns an important lesson. Ages 5-7. 32 pages, paperback.
     

 
Jesse Owens: Young Record Breaker: Childhood of Famous AmericansJesse Owens: Young Record Breaker: Childhood of Famous Americans
M.M. Eboch, Meryl Henderson
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Easy to read, and full of the spirit and adventure of the famous Americans who've made America what it is today, the Childhood of Famous Americans Series is a series of fictionalized biographies for children 8 & up.

Learn about Jesse Owen's childhood growing up as the son of sharecroppers in Alabama, his family's move to the north, his training, and his multiple gold-medal wins at the Olympics in Germany. 192 pages, softcover.
     


 
Louisa May Alcott: Young Novelist (Childhood of Famous Americans)Louisa May Alcott: Young Novelist (Childhood of Famous Americans)
Beatrice Gormley
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Easy to read, and full of the spirit and adventure of the famous Americans who've made America what it is today, the Childhood of Famous Americans Series is a series of fictionalized biographies for children 8 & up.

Learn about Lousia May Alcott's avant garde upbringing in Boston & Concord, and her life as an author. 218 pages, softcover.
     


 
Martha Washington: America's First LadyMartha Washington: America's First Lady
Jean Brown Wagoner
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For children ages 8-12, this is a biography stressing the childhood of America's first First Lady. We do carry other books in the Childhood of Famous Americans Series. One of the most popular series ever published for young Americans, these classics have been praised alike by parents, teachers, and librarians. With these lively, inspiring, fictionalized biographies, easily read by children, today's youngster is swept right into history.
     

 
Martin Luther King, Jr.: Young Man with a DreamMartin Luther King, Jr.: Young Man with a Dream
Dharathula H. Millender, Al Fiorentino
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One of the most popular series ever published for young Americans, The Childhood of Famous Americans series, chronicles the early years of famous American men and women in an accessible manner. Each book is faithful in spirit to the values and experiences that influenced the person's development. History is fleshed out with fictionalized details, and conversations have been added to make the stories come alive to today's readers, but every reasonable effort has been made to make the stories consistent with the events, ethics, and character of their subjects. The series was design for children in the age group of 8-12.
     

 
Milton HersheyMilton Hershey
M.M. Eboch
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Before Milton Hershey began making chocolate, he was a boy who was forced to drop out of school and get a job in an ice cream parlor. Milton Hershey didn't start off a success---he had to work hard and constantly practice in order to perfect his candy recipes. Despite all the challenges thrown at him, he worked hard and founded one of the most famous chocolate candy companies in the world!
     

 
Molly Pitcher: Young PatriotMolly Pitcher: Young Patriot
Augusta Stevenson, Gene Garriott
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The pretty little girl's name was Mary, but everyone called her Molly. This name suited her better. She was lively, and she should have a lively name. One of the most popular series ever published for young Americans, this classic has been praised alike by parents, teachers, and librarians. With this lively, inspiring, fictionalized biography--easily read by children of eight and up--today's youngster is swept right into history.
     

 
Paul Revere: Boston PatriotPaul Revere: Boston Patriot
Augusta Stevenson, Frank Nicholas
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One of the most popular series ever published for young Americans, these classics have been praised alike by parents, teachers, and librarians. With these lively, inspiring, fictionalized biographies--easily read by children of eight and up--today's youngster is swept right into history.
     

 
Pocahontas: Young PeacemakerPocahontas: Young Peacemaker
Leslie Gourse
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Easy to read, and full of the spirit and adventure of the famous Americans who've made America what it is today, the Childhood of Famous Americans Series is a series of fictionalized biographies for children 8 & up.

Learn about Pocohontas' privileged upbringing as a princess, and her helpfulness towards the English. 176 pages, softcover.
     


 
Robert E. Lee: Young ConfederateRobert E. Lee: Young Confederate
Helen Albee Monsell, James Arthur, Gray Morrow
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One of the most popular series ever published for young Americans, the "Childhood of Famous Americans" classics have been praised alike by parents, teachers, and librarians. With these lively, inspiring, fictionalized biographies - intended for children 8-12 - today's youngster is swept right into history. "Robert E. Lee: A Young Confederate" is a biography focusing on the childhood of the man who turned down the field commander of the United States Army and became the leader of the Confederate Army during the Civil War.
     

 
Sacagawea: American PathfinderSacagawea: American Pathfinder
Flora Warren Seymour
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One of the most popular series ever published for young Americans, these classics have been praised alike by parents, teachers, and librarians. With these lively, inspiring, fictionalized biographies-easily read by children of eight and up- today's youngster is swept right into history. Describes how Sacagawea found adventure guiding Lewis and Clark to the Oregon coast.
     

 
Teddy Roosevelt: Young Rough RiderTeddy Roosevelt: Young Rough Rider
Edd Winfield Parks, Gray Morrow
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Easy to read, and full of the spirit and adventure of the famous Americans who've made America what it is today, the Childhood of Famous Americans Series is a series of fictionalized biographies for children 8 & up.

Learn about Teddy Roosevelt overcame asthma to become one of our most outdoors-loving presidents. 192 pages, softcover.
     


 
Thomas A. Edison: Young InventorThomas A. Edison: Young Inventor
Sue Guthridge
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Thurgood Marshall: Young Justice (Childhood of Famous Americans)Thurgood Marshall: Young Justice (Childhood of Famous Americans)
Montrew Dunham
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One of the most popular series ever published for young Americans, these classics have been praised alike by parents, teachers, and librarians. With these lively, inspiring, fictionalized biographies - easily read by children eight and up - today's youngster is swept right into history.
     

 
Wilbur and Orville Wright: Young FliersWilbur and Orville Wright: Young Fliers
Augusta Stevenson, Robert Doremus
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