By:Janet & Geoff Benge
Heroes of History is a unique biography series that brings the shaping of history to life with the remarkable true stories of fascinating men and women who changed the course of history.
The stories of Heroes of History are told in an engaging narrative format, where related history, geography, government, and science topics come to life and make a lasting impression. This is a premier biography line for the entire family.
Clara BartonKnown during the Civil War as the "Angel of the Battlefield," Clara Barton went on to identify thousands of missing soldiers and to organize the American National Red Cross (1821-1912).
George Washington CarverAdopted as an infant by his former owners, George Washington Carver rose to become the most brilliant scientist of his generation.
Harriet Tubman Even death threats and the Civil War could not stop daring runaway slave Harriet Tubman (1820P1913) from conducting hundreds of slaves to freedom on the Underground Railroad.
John AdamsExamines the childhood, marriage, family life, and political career of the American patriot who served his country as a representative to the Continental Congress, ambassador to Great Britain, and second president of the United States.
Meriwether LewisA biography of the co-leader of the 1804-1806 Lewis and Clark expedition into the unmapped American West, including his early life and the formation of the Corps of Discovery.
William PennA biography of William Penn, the founder of Pennsylvania and a Quaker advocate for justice and religious tolerance in Great Britain and the American colonies.
John SmithStirring adventures of one of the most famous founders of Jamestown, the first permanent English settlement in the New World.