|Amanda Gorman : poet & activist (History maker biographies (Abdo Publishing))|
Author: Hansen, Grace
A biography of Amanda Gorman, including her early years, education, accomplishments, and more.
|Accelerated Reader Information:|
Interest Level: LG
Reading Level: 3.30
Points: .5 Quiz: 512318
Full Text Reviews:
Booklist - 09/01/2021 The latest set in the History Makers Biographies series (6 new titles) adds an outstanding group of individuals to the fold, many of whom youngsters will recognize from TV and the news. Geared toward a primary-school audience, these simple introductions outline each person’s childhood, education, career, and accomplishments, using short sentences that incorporate some challenging vocabulary and that are always accompanied by crisp, full-page photos. Following the main text, a time line reviews key dates from the person’s life and a glossary thoroughly defines the book’s bolded terms. A QR code sends young learners to age-appropriate, online resources, as well as a related video, craft, and downloadable activities. Readers will enjoy meeting an inspiring young poet in Amanda Gorman, which shows how she went from a child seeing a speech therapist to a lauded spokesperson for social issues. Solid stepping-stones into nonfiction reading and research. - Copyright 2021 Booklist.