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    Fifty Famous People (Paperback) By (author) James Baldwin

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    DescriptionA companion volume to "Fifty Famous Stories Retold" by James Baldwin, "Fifty Famous People" introduces children to a variety of men who performed their parts in the great drama of the world's history. Included are anecdotes about great American statesmen, such as Lincoln and Franklin, as well as kings of long ago-Cyrus the Great, King Alfred, and Robert Bruce, boys who became famous as poets-Longfellow and Caedmon, and others who excelled in the art of painting-Giotto and Benjamin West. Other stories depict orators, scholars, inventors, slaves, and soldiers. Regardless of their fields of endeavour, all the characters portrayed show qualities that make them worthy of being remembered and looked up to as models of behavior. Young children will enjoy hearing these stories read to them, while older ones will take pleasure in reading them to themselves.


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    Title
    Fifty Famous People
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) James Baldwin
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 212
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 12 mm
    Weight: 318 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781599150079
    ISBN 10: 1599150077
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: NFXX
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y4.1
    BIC E4L: PEO
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 22500
    Libri: I-FC
    BIC subject category V2: YFY
    BISAC V2.8: JNF007000
    Publisher
    Yesterday's Classics
    Imprint name
    Yesterday's Classics
    Publication date
    30 November 2005
    Publication City/Country
    Chapel Hill