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The Power of One

by Judith Bloom Fradin Dennis Brindell Fradin

As a child growing up in Arkansas, Daisy Bates experienced segregation in restaurants, parks, and stores. At school, she and her classmates were crowded into poorly equipped rooms and deprived of the quality of education their white neighbors enjoyed. The practice of forcing African Americans to use separate, often inferior, facilities was an accepted way of life in many parts of the United States.

Who Was Benjamin Franklin?

by Dennis Brindell Fradin

Full of the details kids want to know, the true story of Ben Franklin is by turns funny and sad, but always honest and inspiring.

Who Was Sacagawea?

by Judith Bloom Fradin Dennis Brindell Fradin

Kids can learn all about Sacagawea, who was only 16 when she made the famous journey across 4,500 miles of unexplored territory with Lewis and Clark as their guide.

Who Was Thomas Jefferson?

by Dennis Brindell Fradin

Did you know that John Adams had to coax Thomas Jefferson into writing the Declaration of Independence? It's true. The shy Virginia statesman refused at first, but then went on to author one of our nation's most important and inspiring documents. The third U.S. president, Jefferson was also an architect, inventor, musician, farmer, and - what is certainly the most troubling aspect of his life - a slave owner. Finally, here's a biography for kids that unveils the many facets of this founding father's remarkable and complicated life.

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