Famous Americans of recent times.

by James Parton

Publisher: Johnson Reprint Corp. in New York

Written in English
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It talks about all the americans that made good changes in America. You may know most people like Abraham Lincoln, George Washington, and Benjamin Franklin/5.

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"Tales of Famous Americans" belongs in every elementary school library. Many of these Americans can be found in other books, but ones like Yo-Yo Ma and Madam Walker are enough to make this book worth having for the individual child.

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