America's War Heroes (MP3 Audiobook Download)

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For Grades 6 - 8

America’s War Heroes: Notable Lives from History is a fun and engaging reader for students or anyone with a love for American history. Explore the lives and accomplishments of 10 remarkable heroes from the American War for Independence, The War of 1812, The Civil War, World War 1, and World War 2. These fascinating stories incorporate well for students in grades 6-8 in many areas of study including history, language arts, vocabulary words and definitions, and cultural insights.

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What a Character! Notable Lives from History Series

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America’s War Heroes: Notable Lives from History offers you a fantastic way to give your 6th – 8th grade level students reading practice. Student’s will enjoy the full color illustrations, maps, war stories, and easy-to-find vocabulary worlds and definitions. Exciting for anyone who enjoys American history, this reader features the life stories and accomplishments of 10 notable war heroes from the American War of Independence, The War of 1812, The Civil War, World War 1 and World War 2 including:

  • Ethan Allen
  • Daniel Morgan
  • Francis Marion
  • John Paul Jones
  • Stephen Decatur
  • David Farragut
  • John Mosby
  • Sergeant York
  • Jake Deshazer
  • Desmond Doss

Your students will be inspired by the remarkable accounts of these heroes to apply their God-given talents and opportunities to impact their generation and possibly change the world!

America’s War Heroes is part of the What a Character! Series which can be used alongside Master Books curriculum for reading practice or to dive deeper on topics that are of special interest to the students. The stories incorporate well with history, language arts, vocabulary words and definitions, as well as science, innovation, and cultural insights.


Table of Contents

  • The American War of Independence
    • 1. Ethan Allen and His Green Mountain Boys
    • 2. Daniel Morgan and His Sharpshooters
    • 3. Francis Marion, the Swamp Fox
    • 4. John Paul Jones, "I Have Not Yet Begun to Fight"
  • The War of 1812
    • 5. Stephen Decatur and the Pirates
    • 6. David Farragut — Boy at Sea
  • The Civil War
    • 7. Mosby — The Gray Ghost of the Confederacy
  • World War I
    • 8. Sergeant York — Unlikely Hero
  • World War II
    • 9. Jake Deshazer — From Prisoner to Preacher
    • 10. Desmond Doss — The Unarmed Hero
  • Glossary
  • Corresponding Curriculum
  • Endnotes
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Manufacturer Master Books
Title America's War Heroes
Series What A Character! Notable Lives from History
ISBN 13 9781614588870
Contributors Marilyn Boyer
Duration (in Minutes) 142
Publisher New Leaf Publishing Group, LLC
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