One of the most popular series ever published for young Americans, these classics have been praised alike by parents, teachers, and librarians.
|Series:||Childhood of Famous Americans Series|
|Product dimensions:||5.20(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.60(d)|
|Lexile:||540L (what's this?)|
|Age Range:||8 - 12 Years|
About the Author
Guernsey Van Riper, Jr. attended DePauw University in 1926. He earned two varsity letters as quarterback on the football team and one letter as a first baseman on the baseball team. After graduating, he worked in advertising then became an editor at Bobbs-Merrill Publishing Company. He turned his love of sports into books, writing biographies of Lou Gehrig and Knute Rockne along with ten other children’s books.