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Great Black Heroes: Five Brilliant Scientists

Great Black Heroes: Five Brilliant Scientists

by Lynda Jones Illustrated by Ron Garnett

This book describes the early lives and notable achievements of five black scientists: Susan McKinney Steward, George Washington Carver, Ernest Everett Just, Percy Lavon Julian, and Shirley Ann Jackson.

Ages
8, 10
Interest Level
Grades K - 3
Grade Level Equivalent
3.7
Lexile Measure
620L
DRA
38
Guided Reading
P
Publisher
Scholastic Inc.
Number of Pages
48
Genre
Autobiography and Biography

About the Author and Illustrator

Lynda Jones
Ron Garnett

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