Harry S. Truman: Thirty-Third President of the United States

Harry S. Truman: Thirty-Third President of the United States

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Overview

Harry S. Truman: Thirty-Third President of the United States by George E. Stanley, Meryl Henderson

One of the most popular series ever published for young Americans, these classics have been praised alike by parents, teachers, and librarians. With these lively, inspiring, fictionalized biographies — easily read by children of eight and up — today's youngster is swept right into history.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780689862472
Publisher: Aladdin
Publication date: 05/04/2004
Series: Childhood of Famous Americans Series
Edition description: Original
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 192,532
Product dimensions: 5.12(w) x 7.62(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

George Stanley was a Professor of African and Middle-Eastern Languages and Linguistics at Cameron University. In between prepping class lectures and grading papers, he found the time to write for children. He was also the author of Night Fires and the Third-Grade Detectives series.

Table of Contents

A Son of Missouri1
The Perfect Life16
Harry Can't See Very Well42
We're Moving to Independence!63
Diphtheria!86
The Waldo Avenue Gang114
A Bad Accident124
Harry Tries to Understand His Father142
Piano Lessons151
High School166
America's Heartland181
Harry Gets His First Real Job194
Graduation Day212
From the Farm to Washington, D.C.229
President Truman237
For More Information245

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