Columbus, Galileo, Alexander, Hannibal an others come alive. The fall of Troy and the rise of Rome are remembered in this followup to the author's classic "Fifty Famous Stories Retold".
The selections here will give not only pleasure, but will continue to build a foundation for broader literary studies. While these volumes are intended as a supplemental reader in the middle primary grades, older children and even adults will find them enlightening.
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About the Author
James Baldwin (1924-1987) was a celebrated African-American novelist, essayist, poet, and social critic. He spent much of his career abroad, which allowed him to gather perspective on the racial, sexual, and social tensions inherent in American society. He is best known for his novel Go Tell it On a Mountain, and his book of essays Notes of a Native Son.
Date of Birth:August 2, 1924
Date of Death:December 1, 1987
Place of Birth:New York, New York
Place of Death:St. Paul de Vence, France
Education:DeWitt Clinton High School, New York City
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