Look at the events of the Civil War from the perspective of six different people! Profiling Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass, Clara Barton, George McClellan, Robert E. Lee and Mathew Brady, each chapter provides a biography, as well as sidebar notes and archival photographs. Learn about their childhood, families, major accomplishment, and how their lives would eventually intersect. 160 pages, indexed.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 160 Vendor: Scholastic Trade Publication Date: 2011 Dimensions: 7 X 5 (inches)
ISBN-13: 9780545237567 Availability: In Stock Ages: 9-14 Series:Profiles
Find out how the key players from yesterday and today influenced and interacted with each other during the world's most important moments in this brand new full-color biography series.
One event. Six people. It takes more than one person to bring about change and innovation. So much more than just your typical biography, Profiles focuses on six of the most prominent figures during the Civil War. This book includes all of the biographical information kids need to know (background, family, education, accomplishments, etc.) about Abraham Lincoln, George McClellan, Matthew Brady, Clara Barton, Robert E. Lee, and Frederick Douglass. Find out why they were so important to the war and each other. Photographs, maps, and quotes will be interwoven throughout the text.
Aaron Rosenberg is a children's book author living in New York.