Spring 2022

10 at 10

The Surprising Childhoods of Ten Remarkable People

  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 5

Audrey Hepburn, Roberto Clemente, Albert Einstein—kids know the names, but do they know what some of history’s most famous figures were like at the age of ten? Carlyn Beccia presents ten brief and beautifully illustrated biographies to give young readers a fresh look at the lives of people they may only know through history books. Colorful timelines provide context and add additional details about these extraordinary lives.

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978-1-5415-4500-7
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978-1-7284-3248-9
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Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 5
Genre Social Studies
Category 5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Narrative Nonfiction
Copyright 2022
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Carolrhoda Books ®
Language English
Number of Pages 56
Publication Date 2022-04-05
Text Type Narrative Nonfiction
BISACS JNF007020, JNF053010, JNF011000
Dewey 920.0083
Dimensions 8 x 10
Lexile 1080
Guided Reading Level Y
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Original artwork, and Timeline

Author, Illustrator: Carlyn Beccia

Carlyn Beccia (pronounced Betcha) is an author, illustrator and graphic designer. Beccia's children's books, including Monstrous, The Raucous Royals, I Feel Better with a Frog in My Throat, and They Lost Their Heads, have won numerous awards including the Golden Kite Honor, the International Reading Association's Children's and Young Adult Book Award, and the Cybils Award. If you would like to know what she has in her zombie preparedness kit, visit her at www.CarlynBeccia.com

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10 at 10: An Author Interview with Carlyn Beccia

Audrey Hepburn, Roberto Clemente, Albert Einstein—kids know the names, but do they know what some of history’s most famous figures were like at the age of ten? In 10 at 10: The Surprising Childhoods of Ten Remarkable People Carlyn Beccia presents ten brief and beautifully illustrated… View →