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Abner Doubleday, Young Baseball Pioneer (Childhood of Famous Americans Series)

by Montrew Dunham

Abner Doubleday was a young baseball player. His love for baseball, leadership skills, and great spirit, are motivations to the young. Abner Doubleday later become a second-in-command Captain.

John Muir: Young Naturalist

by Montrew Dunham

A founding father of the conservation movement in the United States, John Muir was born in Scotland and emigrated to Wisconsin when he was eleven. His boyhood passion for the wilderness of North America matured into a pathbreaking career, which included such triumphs as working with President Theodore Roosevelt to establish the National Parks Service, creating the first ever national park, Yosemite, and founding the Sierra Club. For today's eco-conscious kids, John Muir has become a hero.

John Muir: Young Naturalist (Childhood of Famous Americans Series)

by Montrew Dunham

A founding father of the conservation movement in the United States, John Muir was born in Scotland and emigrated to Wisconsin when he was eleven. This easy-to-read fictionalized biography takes a look at Muir's life as young naturalist, destined to become one of America's first eco-heroes.

Langston Hughes

by Montrew Dunham

Focuses on the early years of the well-known poet, Langston Hughes, whose writings reflect the everyday experiences of African Americans.

Langston Hughes: Young Black Poet (Childhood of Famous Americans Series)

by Montrew Dunham

Focuses on the early years of the well-known poet, Langston Hughes, whose writings reflect the everyday experiences of African Americans.

Mahalia Jackson: Young Gospel Singer (Childhood of Famous Americans Series)

by Montrew Dunham

Biography of the great gospel singer, Mahalia Jackson.

Margaret Bourke-White: Young Photographer (Childhood of Famous Americans Series)

by Montrew Dunham

A fictionalized biography of the photographer and writer who was one of the original staff photographers for Life magazine and the first accredited woman war correspondent to be sent overseas during World War II.

Neil Armstrong: Young Flyer

by Meryl Henderson Montrew Dunham

Rich or poor, great American men and women lived out childhoods as vastly different as the adults they became. Here young readers will learn about the early years of the first person to step foot on the moon, a historic feat he described as "one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind."

Roberto Clemente: Young Baseball Player

by Meryl Henderson Montrew Dunham

Traces the personal life and baseball career of the Puerto Rican baseball superstar, from his childhood love of the game through his professional career and untimely death to his election to the Hall of Fame in 1973.

Roberto Clemente: Young Baseball Player (Childhood of Famous Americans Series)

by Montrew Dunham

This inspirational account of one of Puerto Rico's -- and America's -- most beloved heroes explores the early years of a man who was both a Hall of Fame right fielder and a courageous humanitarian.

Ronald Reagan

by Meryl Henderson Montrew Dunham

This lively, fictionalized biography of Ronald Reagan explores the early years of a boy who would grow up to become known to millions a movie star--and later as America's fortieth president.

Ronald Reagan: Young Leader (Childhood of Famous Americans Series)

by Montrew Dunham

One of the most popular series ever published for young Americans, these classics have been praised alike by parents, teachers, and librarians. With these lively, inspiring, fictionalized biographies -- easily read by children of eight and up -- today's youngster is swept right into history.

Thurgood Marshall

by Montrew Dunham

The childhood of civil rights hero and Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall comes to life in this engaging biography. Whenever Thurgood Marshall got into trouble at school, the principal would make him sit in the basement and read the US Constitution. By the time he was twelve, he had most of it memorized, and his interest in law had begun to take seed. In 1967 he was appointed to the US Supreme Court--the first African American to serve in that position.

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