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Subject: Looking for a deal on Easy Biographies!
Date Posted: 2/20/2009 9:47 AM ET
Member Since: 11/23/2008
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I'm looking for a deal on Easy Biographies. I also have various workbooks and a menonite reader on my bookshelf. I have some Great Illustrated Classics on my shelf and if you are looking for a particular one I may have it, but have not posted it yet.  I have a great set of old (and therefore) beat up dinasaur books that I will give at a good deal. Dolly

Date Posted: 2/20/2009 11:07 AM ET
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Hi there, Dolly.  I'm not sure what reading-level you're looking for, but I have three easy chapter book biographies left on my shelf:

The Secret Soldier: The story of Deborah Sampson (woman who fought in the Revolutionary War)  This book is 64 pages long, has big lettering, and lots of two-color pictures scattered throughout.  Scholastic reading level marked as grade 3--but I'd put it a little younger.

The Story of Laura Ingalls Wilder: Pioneer Girl  This book is not one of the "Laura Ingalls" books--it's a biography of the author.  It's 95 pages long (plus a brief timeline).  The Dell-Yearling reading level is marked as 3.5.

I Have A Dream: The Story of Martin Luther King  This book has 127 pages, and Scholastic has marked the reading level at 3.0.

Sports Heroes: Summer Olympics is a Christian collection of brief biographies of Olympic Athletes.  I'm guessing the reading level is fourth or fifth grade.

I'm willing to go 3-for-1 on anything on my shelf.  (My in-laws are coming...must clean!) :)