Essential Lives Set 8

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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.

Title   ATOS Format Qty
Essential Lives Set 8 (8 titles)
Estée Lauder: Businesswoman and Cosmetics Pioneer 7.1
Jonas Salk: Medical Innovator and Polio Vaccine Developer 7.2
Malala Yousafzai: Education Activist 7.6
Malcolm X: Rights Activist and Nation of Islam Leader
Martin Luther King Jr.: Civil Rights Leader
Pope Francis: Spiritual Leader and Voice of the Poor 8.7
Ronald Reagan: 40th US President
Sam Walton: Founder of the Walmart Empire
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Interest Level Grade 6 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 8
BISACS JNF007120, JNF049180, JNF007130, JNF007110
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Biographies, History
Copyright 2014
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Essential Library
Language English
Number of Pages 112
Season 2013-08-01
ISBN 9781617838903, 9781624013614
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 920-921
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.