Born a slave in Talbot County, Maryland, Frederick Douglass never planned to be the most famous black man in the world. He just wanted to be free. "Once you learn to read," he wrote, "you will be forever free." By telling his story, Frederick helped change the history of the world. This narrative nonfiction biography is perfect for third through sixth graders and has been, revised with historical photographs.
Asthma is a common disease, affecting millions of people. But, it is a frightening condition. During attacks, a person cannot get a breath and helplessly fights for air while the level of panic increases. The first step in controlling asthma is to be informed. Now back in print, this revised and updated edition discusses the different kinds of asthma, their causes, and remedies.
3) Samuel Morse
Describes Samuel Morse's career as a painter and inventor, and how his development of the Morse's code laid the groundwork for modern telecommunications.