A new kind of reader, students will be engaged by short profiles on 16 amazing people, each of which includes background notes, vocabulary lists, answers, and a bibliography. While reading, students will also come to understand the profound impact each person has had on America's past and present. 16 Extraordinary Americans with Disabilities will introduce students to 16 key figures who have made a difference despite their disabilities. 148 reproducible pages, softcover. Grades 6-12, readability 4+. Revised edition.
Laura Bridgman, Teacher
John Wesley Powell, Explorer
Washington Roebling, Engineer
Walt Disney, Cartoonist
Franklin D. Roosevelt, President of the United States