Fall 2020

Daniel Inouye

World War II Hero and Senator

From the Series Beginner Biography (LOOK! Books ™)

  • Interest Level: Kindergarten - Grade 2   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

Daniel Inouye was born in Hawaii to parents who came from Japan. He had a happy life as a child until 1941 when the Japanese military bombed Pearl Harbor in his hometown. As war broke out, Daniel’s life changed forever. He fought in the U.S. Army against the Japanese and then went on to serve Hawaii and his country in the U.S. Senate.

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978-1-63440-729-8
On pre-order until 08/01/2020
$18.99
978-1-63440-896-7
On pre-order until 08/01/2020
$6.99
978-1-63440-897-4
On pre-order until 08/01/2020
$28.99
Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 2
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Nonfiction
Category Diversity
Copyright 2021
Publisher Red Chair Press
Imprint Red Chair Press
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2020-08-01
Text Type Narrative Nonfiction
BISACS JNF007070, JNF025130, JNF007050
Dewey 328.73
Dimensions 8 x 8
Lexile 840
Guided Reading Level P
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Bibliography/further reading, Fast facts, Glossary words bolded within text, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, and eSource

Author: Jennifer Marino Walters

Jennifer Marino Walters is a writer and editor specializing in family and parenting topics. She has written for Los Angeles Times, Reader's Digest, and Parenting. Jennifer lives with her family in the Washington, D.C. area.

Illustrator: Scott R. Brooks

Scott R. Brooks is a full-time illustrator for books, video games, and television commercials. He and his illustrator wife share their Atlanta, GA, home with two clever kids.

Lerner eSource™ offers free digital teaching and learning resources, including Common Core State Standards (CCSS) teaching guides. These guides, created by classroom teachers, offer short lessons and writing exercises that give students specific instruction and practice using Common Core skills and strategies. Lerner eSource also provides additional resources including online activities, downloadable/printable graphic organizers, and additional educational materials that would also support Common Core instruction. Download, share, pin, print, and save as many of these free resources as you like!

Beginner Biography (LOOK! Books ™)

Introduce young readers to some of history’s most inspiring role models. Meet people who overcame challenges and made life better for others. Diverse figures and lesser known biography subjects are included such as senator Daniel Inouye, Native American ballerina Maria Tallchief… View available downloads →