Palabras de grandes Series

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The 5-title award-winning and critically acclaimed Big Words series by Doreen Rappaport for Grades 3–5 gives young readers an accessible, thorough introduction to the lives of our nation’s most compelling historical figures. Drawing upon quotes from her subjects, along with a variety of sources, Rappaport’s lyrical prose creates very human portraits of Martin Luther King, Jr., Abraham Lincoln, Eleanor Roosevelt, Wilma Mankiller, and Frederick Douglass.
Social Activists US History Equality
Special Price $64.76 Regular Price $80.95


ISBN: 9781543335880
El viaje de Frederick: La vida de Frederick Douglass

In this installment of the critically acclaimed Big Words series, Doreen Rappaport captures Frederick Douglass' journey from boy to man, from slavery to freedom, by weaving Frederick's powerful words with her own. London Ladd's strong and evocative illustrations combine with the text to create this emotive portrait of an extraordinary life.



ISBN: 9781543335842
Las poderosas palabras de Martin: La vida del doctor Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr., was one of the most influential and gifted speakers of all time. Doreen Rappaport uses quotes from some of his most beloved speeches to tell the story of his life and his work in a simple, direct way. Bryan Collier's stunning collage art combines remarkable watercolor paintings with vibrant patterns and textures. A timeline and a complete bibliography help make this a standout biography of Dr. King.



ISBN: 9781543335859
Wilma regresa a casa: La vida de Wilma Mankiller

Despite the many obstacles, from resistance to female leadership to a life-threatening accident, Wilma's courageous dedication to serving her people led to her election as the first female chief of the Cherokee Nation. As a leader and advocate, she reinvigorated her constituency by empowering them to identify and solve community problems. The touching prose by award-winning author Doreen Rappaport is interwoven with Wilma's own words in this expertly researched biography, illustrated with warmth and vivacity by Linda Kukuk.



ISBN: 9781543335866
Eleanor ya no se calla: La vida de Eleanor Roosevelt

In her eloquent prose, Doreen Rappaport captures the essence of Eleanor Roosevelt's character and the deep significance of her legacy. With beautiful paintings by Gary Kelley and selections from Eleanor's own writings, this title is an extraordinary tribute to an extraordinary American, the most socially and politically active--and controversial--First Lady America had ever seen. Ambassador, activist, and champion of civil rights, Eleanor Roosevelt changed the soul of America forever.



ISBN: 9781543335873
Las honestas palabras de Abraham: La vida de Abraham Licoln

The passion for humanity that defined Abraham Lincoln's life shines through in this installment of the critically acclaimed Big Words series. Told in Doreen Rappaport's accessible, absorbing prose, and brought to life in powerful illustrations by Kadir Nelson, Abe's Honest Words is an epic portrait of a truly great American president and extraordinary human being.



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