50 notable Americans are included in this unique reference book. Intended as a starting point for learning more about these important American heroes, each biographee has a lavishly illustrated double-page spread devoted to them. With an open design style and reader-friendly writing, this book is a great introduction to 50 American heroes. Included is a summary of the person's achievements; an Explore! section which leads young readers to historical sites, Web sites or organizations; quotes; and a bibliography of age-appropriate books about the subject. Revised in 2005 by Dennis Denenberg and Lorraine Roscoe (the original authors), 50 American Heroes Every Kid Should Meet includes up-to-date Web sites and booklists, as well as the most current biographical information available.
50 American Heroes Every Kid Should Meet
Lerner Publishing Group