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Sheryl Sandberg’s book, Lean In, works to inform professional women how to be more successful in their professional lives while leading fulfilling, personal ones. The story behind the American businesswoman (the Chief Operating Officer of Facebook), her book, and her success is as compelling as any self-help book and as “liked” as any post.
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Fast-paced and easy-to-read, these softcover 25-page graphic biographies teach students about historical figures: those who lead us into new territory; pursued scientific discoveries; battled injustice and prejudice; and broke down creative and artistic barriers. These biographies offer a variety of rich primary and secondary source material to support teaching to the standards. Using the graphics, students can activate prior knowledge--bridge what they already know with what they have yet to learn. Graphically illustrated biographies also teach inference skills, character development, dialogue, transitions, and drawing conclusions. Graphic biographies in the classroom provide an intervention with proven success for the struggling reader. 25 pages, FC
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Fast-paced and easy-to-read, these softcover 25-page graphic biographies teach students about historical figures: those who lead us into new territory; pursued scientific discoveries; battled injustice and prejudice; and broke down creative and artistic barriers. These biographies offer a variety of rich primary and secondary source material to support teaching to the standards. Using the graphics, students can activate prior knowledge--bridge what they already know with what they have yet to learn. Graphically illustrated biographies also teach inference skills, character development, dialogue, transitions, and drawing conclusions. Graphic biographies in the classroom provide an intervention with proven success for the struggling reader. 25 pages, FC
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Tells the story of Amelia Earhart, the daring female aviator who disappeared while attempting to become the first woman to fly a plane around the world. Written in graphic-novel format.
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A biography telling the life of Benedict Arnold, the man who betrayed his country and became known as a traitor. Written in graphic-novel format.
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A biography examining the life of Benjamin Franklin and his leadership as a statesman, scientist, inventor, and printer. Written in graphic-novel format.
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A biography telling the story of Bessie Coleman, who became the first African American women to earn a pilot's license. Written in graphic-novel format.
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A biography telling the life story of Booker T. Washington, along with his accomplishments toward promoting the education of African Americans. Written in graphic-novel format.
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A biography telling the life of labor leader Cesar Chavez and the boycotts that he led to gain fair working conditions for farmworkers. Written in graphic-novel format.
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A biography telling the story of the explorer Christopher Columbus and his discoveries of the Americas. Written in graphic-novel format.
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