John Wesley Powell took several expeditions into the American West, becoming the first American to explore the Colorado and Green Rivers. He was also fought in the Civil War for the Union Army and lost his right arm at the Battle of Shiloh.
This series is the definitive collection of informational books for intermediate middle grade readers. Watts Library books span all subjects, including animals, space, American Indians, U.S. history, geography, cutting-edge sports, and more!
• Maps, charts, and graphs created expressly for Watts Library
• Sidebars highlighting fast facts, quick biographies, and other extracted information
• Time line (in all social studies titles)
• "To Find Out More" (books, organizations, websites, films/videos, audio)
• "Note on Sources" (a note from the author describing his or her research materials and processes)
- 11, 12, 13
- Interest Level
- Grades 6 - 8
- Grade Level Equivalent
- Lexile Measure
- Guided Reading
- Franklin Watts
- Number of Pages
- Informational, Biography, Biography and Autobiography