John Glenn (Childhood of Famous Americans) (Paperback)

John Glenn (Childhood of Famous Americans) By Michael Burgan, Robert Brown (Illustrator) Cover Image

John Glenn (Childhood of Famous Americans) (Paperback)

By Michael Burgan, Robert Brown (Illustrator)


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Dear Reader:
The Childhood of Famous Americans series, sixty-five years old in 1997, chronicles the early years of famous American men and women in an accessible manner. Each book is faithful in spirit to the values and experiences that influenced the person's development. History is fleshed out with fictionalized details, and conversations have been added to make the stories come alive to today's reader, but every reasonable effort has been made to make the stories consistent with the events, ethics, and character of their subjects.
These books reaffirm the importance of our American heritage. We hope you learn to love the heroes and heroines who helped shape this great country. And by doing so, we hope you also develop a lasting love for the nation that gave them the opportunity to make their dreams come true. It will do the same for you.
Happy Reading!
The Editors
Michael Burgan has written numerous books for children and young adults. Many of his books have focused on US history, geography, and the lives of world leaders. He has also written fiction and adapted classic novels. Michael has won several awards for his writing, and his graphic novel version of the classic tale Frankenstein (Stone Arch Books) was a Junior Library Guild selection. Michael graduated from the University of Connecticut with a bachelor’s degree in history. When not writing for kids, he enjoys writing plays, and his works have been staged across the United States. He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico, with his cat, Callie.

A Simon & Schuster illustrator.
Product Details ISBN: 9780689833977
ISBN-10: 0689833970
Publisher: Aladdin
Publication Date: September 1st, 2000
Pages: 192
Language: English
Series: Childhood of Famous Americans