30 People Who Changed the World: Fascinating Bite-Sized Essays from Award-Winning Writers
- Author: Inkthinktank
- ISBN: 9781633223776
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What do Julius Caesar, Rosa Parks, and Vincent van Gogh all have in common? They're all fascinating figures who shaped our world! Learn about these and so many more historical VIPs in 30 People Who Changed the World, brought to you by today's award-winning and best-known children's authors. In this collection of 30 essays which kicks off the "Got a Minute"? series, each historical figure has a short piece -- called a nonfiction minute -- dedicated just to them. Learn how African-American singer Marian Anderson sang her way to the White House, and how an indentured servant named Juan de Pareja became an artist. Read all about Albert Einstein's theory of relativity -- yes, it can be explained in a minute! These nonfiction "appetizers" are quick and easy-to-read, and will have children begging to know more about the world around them.