The Problem Solvers Biographies
by Betty Lou Kratoville
The lives of five courageous and dedicated men and women who gave the world printing, braille, improvements in hospital care, and much more.
How long would it have been before printing became a reality without Gutenbergs determination?
How many visually challenged would have gone uneducated if Louis Braille had not dedicated his life to their needs?
George Washington Carver
How long might it have taken the South to rise from the ashes of the Civil War without the benefit of George Washington Carvers nimble brain?
What about Florence Nightingales unparalleled contribution to medical care, both civil and military, in her own country and abroad?
The Wright Brothers
Although their contribution to modern life is now fully appreciated, students will enjoy learning about the Wright brothers early struggles.
Problem Solvers Workbook
Teachers activity workbook for each series, answer key included. Pre- and post-reading activities provided. Helps students build vocabularies, practice comprehension, word attack skills, recall and other basic reading competencies.