Helen Keller and the Big Storm
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Reading Group Guide
Childhood of Famous Americans
1. Helen Keller and the Big Storm
by Patricia Lakin, illustrated by Diana Magnuson
2. Ben Franklin and His First Kite
by Stephen Krensky, illustrated by Bert Dodson
3. Abe Lincoln and the Muddy Pig
by Stephen Krensky, illustrated by Gershom Griffith
4. Betsy Ross and the Silver Thimble
by Stephanie Greene, illustrated by Diana Magnuson
About the Books
A beloved series, now adapted for beginning readers!
First introduced in 1932, the Childhood of Famous Americans series has grown to include biographies of more than fifty subjects. Generations of children look to the familiar blue COFA covers for entertaining, accessible stories about important figures in our country's history. Books in the series feature men and women of achievement, drawn from many races and a variety of backgrounds, who personify the rich diversity of our nation's cultural and historical heritage. Now, Ready-to-Read Childhood of Famous Americans present single episodes from the lives of the most popular COFA subjects for the enjoyment of beginning readers. Lively and inspirational, these books sweep today’s young readers right into the past.
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