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Jane Addams
     

Jane Addams

by Elizabeth Raum
 

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Jane Addams set up a community center for immigrants, fought for women's voting rights, and was part of the peace movement. Can you imagine what her life must have been like? What was she like as a person? Read this book in the American Lives series to get to know Jane Addams. Find out how she tried to make the world a better place. Find out why Jane thought of

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Jane Addams set up a community center for immigrants, fought for women's voting rights, and was part of the peace movement. Can you imagine what her life must have been like? What was she like as a person? Read this book in the American Lives series to get to know Jane Addams. Find out how she tried to make the world a better place. Find out why Jane thought of herself as an ugly duckling, how Jane got the idea to open Hull-House, and why Jane won the Nobel Peace Prize.

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School Library Journal
Gr 2-4-These books have large print; two-page, easy-to-read chapters; very limited facts; and a picture on every page. Black-and-white and full-color photographs, drawings, reproductions, simple maps, and time lines illustrate the texts. Reproductions of small-print news articles, a diploma, and book covers are primarily fillers. Fact boxes are highlighted in green and captions in yellow, and there is liberal use of white space. The information in these volumes is easily obtainable in encyclopedia articles and other sources.-Rita Soltan, Oakland University, Rochester, MI Copyright 2004 Reed Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403449924
Publisher:
Heinemann Library
Publication date:
05/28/2004
Series:
American Lives Series
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
7.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
6 - 9 Years

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