Tells the story of Alexander Graham Bell, the man who invented the telephone, the people who helped him, and the changes that came about because of one of the greatest inventions of all time.
Writer and political activist, Paine published the 46 page pamphlet, Common Sense, which urged an immediate declaration of independence on the part of the American colonies. Ages 12-16 years.
Known as the 'Angel of the Battlefield' for her efforts during the American Civil War, Clara Barton is remembered as a pioneering nurse and humanitarian. This title lets you read about this brave nurse and founder of the American Red Cross.
Magellan set out in 1519 with five ships to find a passage through the Americas. Such a passage, if it existed, would allow Spanish... Læs mere
Ulysses S Grant is a puzzling figure in American history. The 18th president of the US had rampant corruption associated with his administration, but he was a decorated... Læs mere
There were moments in Ariel Sharon's astonishingly successful military career when he had an incredible way of pulling victory from the jaws of defeat. This is a biography of... Læs mere
Quarterback Peyton Manning's career symbolizes family, faith, and competitiveness. This biography explores his life. It traces Manning's childhood, influences, and personal life, and features color photographs, informative sidebars, a bibliography, and more.