Synopses & Reviews
LEADERS LIKE US: In this illustrated biography, elementary-aged readers will learn about the early life and greatest accomplishments of an important African American leader in civil rights, Bayard Rustin.
BIOGRAPHY READERS FOR CHILDREN: Bayard knew how to help people work together for equality without violence, and played a role in one of the most important Civil Rights events in American history. In this high-interest reader, you'll discover fascinating facts about this important historical figure.
INCLUDES: This 24-page book for grades 1-4 includes a time line, questions for discussion, and an extension activity.
BENEFITS: History is filled with inspiring leaders who made a difference in our world. Each book in this own voices illustrated series tells the story of an important leader in fields such as science, the arts, government, sports, and more, focusing on each leader's early life and greatest accomplishments.
WHY ROURKE: Since 1980, we've been committed to bringing out the best non-fiction books to help you bring out the best in your young learners. Our carefully crafted topics encourage all students who are learning to read and reading to learn
- 24 pages, 7 1/2 inches x 10 inches
- Ages 6-10, Grades 1-4 leveled readers, Lexile 650L
- Simple, easy-to-read pages with full-color illustrations
- Includes a timeline and extension activity
- Reading/teaching tips and discussion questions included
Leader In the Civil Rights Movement: In Leaders Like Us: Bayard Rustin, 1st-4th graders learn about the dedication and passion of Bayard Rustin played a role in one of the most important Civil Rights events in American history.
Inspirational: With captivating illustrations that bring Rustin's story to life, readers learn about his early life and greatest accomplishments as an important African American leader in civil rights activism.
Build Reading Skills: This engaging 24-page children's book will help students improve comprehension and build confidence with discussion questions, a timeline of events, and a fun extension activity.
Leveled Books: Part of the Leaders Like Us series, the simple, easy-to-read pages and full-color illustrations in this kid's book support comprehension of the story of the inspirational leader and amazing activist.
Why Rourke Educational Media: Since 1980, Rourke Publishing Company has specialized in publishing engaging and diverse non-fiction and fiction books for children in a wide range of subjects that support reading success on a level that has no limits.