Leaders and Thinkers in American History: A Childrens History Book: 15 Influential People You Should Know (Paperback)

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Inspiring stories of American heroes throughout history-for kids ages 8 to 12

George Washington's life illustrates the very first values that American politicians shared. The story of Tecumseh teaches us about the power of being true to yourself and defending your community. Lucretia Mott shows us how to stand up against what is wrong and speak out for what is right.

Leaders and Thinkers in American History is a colorful children's history book that explores the lives of influential American figures and their incredible accomplishments. Kids will discover the stories of men and women across hundreds of years, from all different backgrounds, and how they used their passion and talent to impact the world.

Go beyond other American history books with:

  • 15 detailed biographies-Kids will learn that the history of the United States is full of fascinating and impressive people who pioneered everything from politics to technology, music, and art.
  • Learn and grow-These powerful stories will inspire kids to find their own gifts and use them to help others and achieve their dreams.
  • Beyond this book-For kids who want to learn even more, each biography includes suggestions for further reading and tips for getting active in their community.

Get kids excited about history with a children's history book featuring extraordinary Americans from all walks of life.



Product Details
ISBN: 9781648760761
ISBN-10: 1648760767
Publisher: Rockridge Press
Publication Date: June 22nd, 2021
Pages: 142
Language: English

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