Essential Lives Set 8
Throughout history, there have been those whose extraordinary ideas have shaped today's world. Essential Lives offers access to these incredible individuals and their stories. With these biographies, readers will learn about their families, educational backgrounds, and what inspired them. They will discover how these fascinating figures overcame challenges and persevered through failure to impact humanity. In this completely revamped look, easy-to-read text allows readers to discover how these Essential Lives changed the course of history and continue to inspire people today.
Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.
Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
- Fall 2017
- Spring 2017
|Interest Level||Grade 6 - Grade 12|
|Reading Level||Grade 8|
|BISACS||JNF007120, JNF049180, JNF007130, JNF007110|
|Number of Pages||112|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Graphics||Full-color illustrations, 1-color illustrations|
|Dimensions||6.25 x 9.25|
|Features||Table of contents, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Sources for further research, Timeline of key events, and Reviewed|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
Essential Lives Set 8 - Horn Book Guide
. . . useful for report writers.
Essential Lives Set 8 - School Library Journal
These biographies each begin with a pivotal event in the subject’s life. The authors don’t hesitate to discuss controversies in the lives of the subjects. . . . The texts are broken up with color photos and sidebars featuring quotes and information on related people and issues.
Essential Lives Set 8 - Booklist
This series does an excellent job of depicting each individual as a nuanced human rather than an icon.