The Childhood of Famous Americans

In this excellent series wonderful writers describe the childhoods of famous American men and women. Children are sure to be fascinated by the stories about Teddy Roosevelt, Dr. Seuss, Clara Barton, and many others.
Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass

George E. Stanley
Illustrator:  Meryl Henderson 
Historical Fiction  Series
For ages 8 to 10
Simon and Schuster, 2008   ISBN: 978-1416955474
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Teddy Kennedy: Lion of the Senate (Childhood of Famous Americans)

Teddy Kennedy: Lion of the Senate (Childhood of Famous Americans)

George E. Stanley
Illustrator:  Patrick Faricy 
Nonfiction  Series
For ages 8 to 12
Simon and Schuster, 2010   ISBN: 978-1416990413
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Dr Seuss: Young Author and Artist

Dr Seuss: Young Author and Artist

Kathleen Kudlinski
Illustrator:  Meryl Henderson 
Nonfiction  Series
For ages 8 to 12
Simon and Schuster, 2005   ISBN: 978-0689873478
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Clara Barton: Founder of the American Red Cross

Clara Barton: Founder of the American Red Cross

Augusta Stevenson
Illustrator:  Frank Giacoia 
Nonfiction  Series
For ages 8 to 12
Simon and Schuster, 1986   ISBN: 978-0020418207
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Coretta Scott King: First Lady of Civil Rights

Coretta Scott King: First Lady of Civil Rights

George E. Stanley
Nonfiction  Series
For ages 8 to 12
Simon and Schuster, 2008   ISBN: 978-1416968009
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Thomas Jefferson and the Ghostriders

Thomas Jefferson and the Ghostriders

Howard Goldsmith
Illustrator:  Drew Rose 
Historical Fiction  Series
For ages 5 to 7
Simon and Schuster, 2008   ISBN: 978-1416926924
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Franklin Delano Roosevelt: Champion of Freedom

Franklin Delano Roosevelt: Champion of Freedom

Kathleen Kudlinski
Illustrator:  Meryl Henderson 
Nonfiction  Series
For ages 8 to 12
Aladdin, 2003   ISBN: 978-0689857454
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Teddy Roosevelt: Young Rough Rider

Teddy Roosevelt: Young Rough Rider

Edd Winfield Parks
Illustrator:  Gray Morrow 
Nonfiction  Series
For ages 8 to 12
Simon and Schuster, 1989   ISBN: 978-0689713491
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Jesse Owens: Young Record Breaker

Jesse Owens: Young Record Breaker

Meryl Henderson
Nonfiction  Series
For ages 8 to 12
Simon and Schuster, 2008   ISBN: 978-1416939221
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Andrew Jackson: Young Patriot

Andrew Jackson: Young Patriot

George E. Stanley
Illustrator:  Meryl Henderson 
Nonfiction  Series
For ages 8 to 12
Simon and Schuster, 2003   ISBN: 978-0689857447
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