A World of Knowing

A Story about Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

  • Interest Level: Grade 4 - Grade 8   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 5

Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet had a sharp mind and a great determination to make a difference in the world. When Thomas met Alice Cogswell, a little girl who was deaf, he decided to go to Europe to study deaf education and became a teacher. The signs he learned developed into American Sign Language and helped his students to leave their isolation behind.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-0-8225-3528-7
$34.65 $25.99
Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 5
Genre Nonfiction
Copyright 1995
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Millbrook Press ™
Language English
Number of Pages 64
Publication Date 2011-08-01
Reading Counts! Level 4.1
BISACS JNF007110, JNF024070, JNF007020
Dewey 371.91'2'092
Graphics 1-color illustrations
Dimensions 5.875 x 8.5
Lexile 920
Guided Reading Level R
ATOS Reading Level 5.7
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 15544
Accelerated Reader® Points 1.0
Features Afterword, Author/Illustrator note, Awards, Bibliography/further reading, Index, Reviewed, Table of contents, and Teaching Guides

Awards

  • NSTA/CBC Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12, Winner, 1995

Reviews

Christian Library Journal

“. . .a very well-written, easy to understand biography.” —Christian Library Journal

The Horn Book Guide

“Bowen’s biography reads well. . .” —The Horn Book Guide

Illustrator: Elaine Wadsworth

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Creative Minds Biographies

Meet some of the world’s most creative minds! Written in story format, these episodic biographies give clear, straightforward accounts of historical figures’ lives. Each true story is accompanied by black-and-white illustrations. View available downloads →