Why did some people not believe that Misty Copeland would succeed as a ballerina? How old was she when she began to dance ballet? In which famous company did she become the first African American principal dancer? The dynamic photographs and easy-to-read text in Misty Copeland introduce young readers to the compelling story of her youth and the obstacles she faced in her career. Charts and a timeline help young learners understand the life and impact of this inspirational dancer.
With bright, colorful pages organized in two-page spreads, the Women Who Rock series for students in grades 4 to 6 brings the lives of six inspirational women to life. These nonfiction books introduce young readers to Misty Copeland, Demi Lovato, Alex Morgan, Bethany Mota, Taylor Swift, and Malala Yousafzai in text that is easy for young readers to understand. Helpful diagrams, charts, timelines, and a glossary in each volume highlight the most important information for young learners. Help young readers in your life get ahead—and have fun doing so—with World Book’s Women Who Rock series!
The books in the BOLT 1 series feature high-interest topics that students with a 3rd through 5th grade primary reading level will return to again and again. Easy-to-read text helps kids understand the material and enjoy the reading experience. Packed with dynamic photos, charts, diagrams, fun facts, and infographics, BOLT’s attention-grabbing titles are sure to have your readers coming back for more.