Trailblazer Biographies

Struggling to overcome adversity to accomplish their goals, the men and women featured in these inspiring biographies blazed a trail through history. Fulfills sixth grade social sciences, social studies, and history curriculum needs.

Cover: Arctic Explorer: The Story of Matthew Henson
Cover: Jump at de Sun: The Story of Zora Neale Hurston
Cover: Ordinary Genius: The Story of Albert Einstein
Title   Lexile GRL ATOS Format Qty
Arctic Explorer: The Story of Matthew Henson 1040 W 6.2
Ordinary Genius: The Story of Albert Einstein 880 U 6.4
Up in the Air: The Story of Bessie Coleman 950 W
What I Had Was Singing: The Story of Marian Anderson 970 V 6.5
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  • Soon! Spring 2020
  • New! Fall 2019
  • New! Spring 2019

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Trailblazer Biographies

Struggling to overcome adversity to accomplish their goals, the men and women featured in these inspiring biographies blazed a trail through history. Fulfills sixth grade social sciences, social studies, and history curriculum needs. View →