Grades 2 - 5
Grade level Equivalent: 6
Lexile® Measure: NC1080L
Guided Reading: S
- Autobiography and Biography
- Colonial and Revolutionary America
- The Presidency
- Historic Figures
- Political Figures and World Leaders
Reading Quiz Programs
About This Book
The inspiring tale of an American hero's journey to become the first President of the United States.
Children will be moved by Washington's revolutionary vision for our country. Celebrated war hero, George Washington used his progressive ideals to become the first President of the US, earning the nickname "Father of His Country." Readers will be inspired by Washington's heroic journey to make America a better place.
The I Am series takes a close look at individuals who have shaped the world we live in today, including politicians, filmmakers, scientists, and equal rights advocates. Each book begins with a first-person introduction of the historical figure and then goes on to tell that individual's story using a conversational tone and accessible approach to outline major life events.
Each book includes an overview of the cast of characters, a timeline, illustrations, fact-filled sidebars, a glossary, and two bonus lists: "10 Things You Should Know" and "10 More Things That Are Pretty Cool to Know." For readers eager to learn even more, each book's appendix also contain additional resources and suggestions for places to visit, in real life and online.