People Who Make a Difference: Set 1
Anyone can use his or her unique talents to make a difference in the world.
This is the lesson readers are shown through engaging and empowering stories
about the lives of some of today's biggest stars and most famous names—from Lady
Gaga and Lin-Manuel Miranda to Megan Rapinoe and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. The
accessible biographical narratives are supplemented with timelines, graphic
organizers, and vibrant photographs of these men and women in action. Your
readers will be inspired to think about how to follow in impressive footsteps by
using their own strengths and skills to help people.
Key features of each
• Carefully selected variety of subjects includes athletes,
musicians, actors, politicians, and technology innovators to appeal to a wide
range of readers
• Quote boxes highlight empowering words from each
• Suggestions are included for age-appropriate ways that readers can
use their passions and skills to make a difference