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Heroes Who Risked Everything for Freedom
Civil War (Ready-to-Read Level 3)
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About The Book
Get to know heroes of the Civil War in this fact-tastic, nonfiction Level 3 Ready-to-Read, part of a new series about the secrets of American History!
Secrets of American History is an action-packed nonfiction Level 3 Ready-to-Read series that lets beginning readers in on a little secret: history is full of surprises! Want to know what invisible ink has to do with the American Revolution? Or why shark repellant and inflatable army tanks were used in World War II? Find out in this fact-filled series of fascinating true tales, wild adventures, and spy missions, and discover the secret side of American history!
Did you know that Harriet Tubman was a spy for Abraham Lincoln during the Civil War? Or that Robert Smalls used secret hand signals to escape slavery on a Confederate ship? Mary Touvestre risked everything to bring plans for the first ironclad warship to the Union. Find out about heroes who spied, fought, and sailed to freedom in this book of amazing true stories!
About The Illustrator
Valerio Fabbretti is passionate about drawing, comic books, animation, and spaghetti westerns. He has illustrated children's books and comic books in the US and in Italy. Valerio was born in Rome, but studied illustration in San Francisco, where he is currently living and working.
- Publisher: Simon Spotlight (October 3, 2017)
- Length: 48 pages
- ISBN13: 9781481499736
- Grades: 1 - 3
- Ages: 6 - 8
- Lexile ® NC1060L The Lexile reading levels have been certified by the Lexile developer, MetaMetrics®
- Fountas & Pinnell™ T These books have been officially leveled by using the F&P Text Level Gradient™ Leveling System
Browse Related Books
- 1st Grade
- 2nd Grade
- 3rd Grade
- Age 4 - 8
- Lexile ® 991 - 1090
- Children's Non-Fiction > History > United States > Civil War Period (1850-1877)
- Children's Non-Fiction > People & Places > United States > Other
- Children's Non-Fiction > People & Places > United States > General
- Children's Non-Fiction > Readers > Beginner
Awards and Honors
- Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year Selection Title
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