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John Wesley Powell

John Wesley Powell

Series: Watts Library
by D. M. Souza
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.

Series Information

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!

Series Features

• 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)
• Glossary
• "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)
• Index

11, 12, 13
Interest Level
Grades 6 - 8
Lexile Measure
Guided Reading
Franklin Watts
Number of Pages
Biography and Autobiography, Informational Text

About the Author

D. M. Souza

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