Booker T. Washington
Educator and Orator
Booker T. Washington rose from his slavery beginnings to become a national leader in education and civil rights. Beginning his career as a teacher and developing into a renowned speaker, Washington's influence is still felt today through Tuskegee University, which he originally founded. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, informative captions and sidebars, a phonetic glossary,a time line, a Think-About-It section, and an index.
|Interest Level||Grade 4 - Grade 7|
|Reading Level||Grade 5|
|Publisher||The Child's World, Inc.|
|Number of Pages||32|
|BISACS||JNF007020, JNF007050, JNF018010|
|Graphics||Full-color photographs, Historical photographs|
|Dimensions||8 x 9.5|
|Guided Reading Level||W|
|Features||Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Phonetics, Photo captions, Sources for further research, Suggested websites, and Table of contents|
- Famous Words
- Born Into Slavery
- Toward Tuskegee
- Integration or Segregation?
- Criticism of the "Atlanta Compromise"
- "In Terms of Humanity"
- Think About It
- Time Line
- Further Information