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Vlad the Impaler

Vlad the Impaler

by Enid A. Goldberg, Norman Itzkowitz Illustrated by Norman Itzkowitz

This biography describes the life of Vlad Dracula, the Romanian ruler whose thirst for power was so great that the most famous vampire in literature was named after him.

Series Information

From Vlad the Impaler to Grigory Rasputin, to Ivan the Terrible, some of the most heinous moments in history are exposed in these highly illustrated biographies of some of the most villainous tyrants who walked the earth. "A Wicked History" will be the definitive biography series for middle and high school students on the evil individuals who twisted the course of history. The design is sophisticated to attract middle-school and high-school readers, yet the reading level is on target and readily accessible to readers of all levels.

Series Features

• Engaging biographies of famous and infamous figures in history
• Sophisticated design will attract high-school and middle-school struggling readers, yet on-target reading level makes these books accessible to readers of all levels
• Controlled vocabulary and sentence length make these books highly readable
• Directly Correlated to Social Studies Standards for Middle and High School Students
• Includes etchings, maps, photos, and primary source documents
• Cool, digest-like trim size
• Gripping, dynamic storytelling

Ages
11, 13
Interest Level
Grades 6 - 8
Grade Level Equivalent
4.4
Lexile Measure
730L
DRA
60
Guided Reading
Y
Genre
Biography and Autobiography

About the Authors and Illustrator

Enid A. Goldberg
Norman Itzkowitz Norman Itzkowitz is a coauther of the "A Wicked History" series.
Norman Itzkowitz Norman Itzkowitz is a coauther of the "A Wicked History" series.

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