Before They Were Famous

Set of 12 titles
  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

We only know about famous people after they do something famous. But what about before they were famous? Learn about these well known figures in American history, what their lives were like as they were growing up, and what they did that made them famous. Every book also includes a page for caregivers and teachers that suggests guiding questions to help aid in reading comprehension. Downloadable Teacher Notes available.

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On pre-order until 2024-08-01
On pre-order until 2024-08-01
Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Age Range 8 - 11
Dewey 326.8-973.3
Lexile 720L-950L
ATOS Reading Level 4.3-5.0
Guided Reading Level S-T
Subjects Biographies
Genres Nonfiction
Publisher Crabtree Publishing
Imprint Crabtree Crown
Copyright 2025
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions 8 x 10
Graphics Full-color illustrations, Full-color photographs, Historical photographs
BISACS JNF007000, JNF062010, JNF028010
Rights Included WORLD
Language English

Author: Stephen Krensky

Illustrator: Bobbie Houser

Author/Illustrator biography
Comprehension Questions
Educational front/back matter
Glossary of key words
Informative sidebars
Note to parents and educators
Table of contents
Teaching guides
Full-color illustrations, Full-color photographs, Historical photographs