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  • Published: 14 May 2019
  • ISBN: 9780525552956
  • Imprint: Dial
  • Format: Board Book
  • Pages: 12
  • RRP: $15.99

I Am Kind


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This engaging series is the perfect way to bring American history to life for young children, and to inspire them to strive and dream.

We can all be heroes. That's the inspiring message of this lively, collectible picture book biography series from New York Times bestselling author Brad Meltzer.

"Kids always search for heroes, so we might as well have a say in it," Brad Meltzer realized, and so he envisioned this friendly, fun approach to biography - for his own kids, and for yours. Each book tells the story of one of America's icons in an entertaining, conversational way that works well for the youngest nonfiction readers, those who aren't quite ready for the Who Was series.

Each book focuses on a particular character trait that made that role model heroic. For example, Abraham Lincoln always spoke up about fairness, and thus he led the country to abolish slavery.

This book follows him from childhood to the presidency, including the Civil War and his legendary Gettysburg Address.

  • Pub date: 14 May 2019
  • ISBN: 9780525552956
  • Imprint: Dial
  • Format: Board Book
  • Pages: 12
  • RRP: $15.99

About the Author

Brad Meltzer

Brad Meltzer is a name that is instantly synonymous with the term "creative
visionary." Raised in Brooklyn and Miami, this graduate of the University of Michigan and
Columbia Law School had received 24 rejection letters for his first novel, Brad Meltzer is the #1 New York Times best-selling author of The Book of Fate, as well as the bestsellers The Tenth Justice, Dead Even, The First Counsel, The Millionaires and The Zero Game. He is also co-creator of the TV show Jack & Bobby -- and the author of the critically acclaimed comic book IDENTITY CRISIS and GREEN ARROW: THE
ARCHER'S QUEST. He got 24 rejection letters for his true first novel, which still sits on
his shelf -- published by Kinko's. The first comic book Brad ever read was JUSTICE
LEAGUE OF AMERICA #150 (1978). He was seven years old. Needless to say, it
changed his life. Brad currently lives in Florida with his wife and his comic book
collection.

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