American Trailblazers: 50 Remarkable People Who Shaped U.S. History
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American Trailblazers: 50 Remarkable People Who Shaped U.S. History  -     By: Lisa Trusiani

American Trailblazers: 50 Remarkable People Who Shaped U.S. History

Rockridge Press / 2019 / Paperback

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Title: American Trailblazers: 50 Remarkable People Who Shaped U.S. History
By: Lisa Trusiani
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 214
Vendor: Rockridge Press
Publication Date: 2019
Dimensions: 9.30 X 7.50 X 1.20 (inches)
Weight: 1 pound 4 ounces
ISBN: 1641526386
ISBN-13: 9781641526388
Ages: 8-12
Stock No: WW1526388

Publisher's Description

Discover the amazing stories of 50 real American heroes—a history book for kids ages 9 to 12

Are you ready to read about daring deeds and world-changing events? Meet the American Trailblazers, diverse historical and modern figures who accomplished incredible things. History books for kids age 9-12 should include a range of people and stories—here you'll learn about the greats in sports, civil rights, art, science, and more.

Explore each person's groundbreaking life and find the details of their work in the vibrant illustrations. Unlike other history books for kids age 9-12, American Trailblazers also includes activities and tips for exploring more online.

This standout among history books for kids age 9-12 introduces:
  • Athletes and performers—Meet memorable stars of sports and stage like baseball player Roberto Clemente, boxing champion Muhammad Ali, and entertainer and activist Josephine Baker.
  • Scientists and explorers—Read about the epic undertakings of engineer Nikola Tesla, interpreter and expedition guide Sacagawea, and conservationist John Muir.
  • Rebels and writers—Hear the powerful principles of jazz poet Langston Hughes, Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and author and voting rights organizer Louisa May Alcott. Some are famous, but many you won't read about in other history books for kids age 9-12.

Who will your new hero be? Find out in American Trailblazers—all history books for kids age 9-12 should be this inspiring!

Author Bio

LISA TRUSIANI has written hundreds of stories and nonfiction books for children. Her work has received numerous awards, including The Maine Library Association’s 2019 Lupine Honors Award for American Trailblazers: 50 Remarkable People Who Shaped U.S. History. Lisa grew up on the rocky Maine seacoast. She learned to appreciate geology from her rock miner grandfather and her mineral collector dad.

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