LEADERS LIKE US: In this illustrated biography, elementary-aged readers will learn about the early life and greatest accomplishments of an important African American leader in medicine, Rebecca Lee Crumpler.
BIOGRAPHY READERS FOR CHILDREN: Ever since she was young, Rebecca wanted to help people feel better, even before people knew much about modern medicine. She became the first African American woman doctor in the United States. In this high-interest reader, you'll discover fascinating facts about this important historical figure.
INCLUDES: This 24-page book for grades 1–4 includes a time line, questions for discussion, and an extension activity.
BENEFITS: History is filled with inspiring leaders who made a difference in our world. Each book in this own voices illustrated series tells the story of an important leader in fields such as science, the arts, government, sports, and more, focusing on each leader's early life and greatest accomplishments.
WHY ROURKE: Since 1980, we’ve been committed to bringing out the best non-fiction books to help you bring out the best in your young learners. Our carefully crafted topics encourage all students who are "learning to read" and "reading to learn"!