Great Life Stories - 3 Volumes

Great Life Stories - 3 Volumes
    Code: GREAT104
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    ISBN: 9780531122761
    Format: Reinforced Hardcover
    Publisher: Scholastic
    Series: Great Life Stories
    Ages: 14 and Up
    Size: 7¾ X 8¼
    Total Pages: 112
    For Grades: 8 and Up
    Accelerated Reader: Yes
    List Price: $80.40
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    Take a journey with Great Life Stories and meet some of the world's most interesting people. Each title, written in a compelling narrative style, introduces the reader to the personal hopes, aspirations, and struggles as well as the professional goals, successes, and setbacks of its chosen subject. Also included is information about the history of the times in which the subjects lived, providing the necessary historical context to fully understand these important figures and their contributions. Sidebars and a timeline provide additional historical connections and insights into the subject's life.

    —Clara Barton: Founder of the American Red Cross

    Titles include:

    Clara Barton: Founder of the American Red Cross

    This book gives an outline on the life of Clara Barton, a nurse during the Civil War and the founder of the American Red Cross.

    Marie Curie: A Scientific Pioneer

    Details the life of the Marie Curie, the first woman to win a Nobel Prize twice. She also discovered many important details within her studies of science.

    J.R.R. Tolkien: Creator of Languages and Legends

    Examines the personal life and literary career of the author of the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy.