Great Lives in Colorado History
Biography Series II for Elementary Students
This September, the Great Lives in Colorado History series expands to include 33 Colorado heroes! In 2011 Series I offered the life stories of thirteen notable Coloradans. Series II increases the number with the addition of twenty new volumes (marked with asterisks below).
Augusta Tabor* by Diane Major
Barney Ford by Jamie Trumbull
Benjamin Lindsey* by Gretchen Allgeier
Bill Hosokawa* by Steve Walsh
Charles Boettcher by Grace Zirkelbach
Chief Ouray by Steve Walsh
Chin Lin Sou* by Janet Taggert
Clara Brown by Suzanne Frachetti
Doc Susie by Penny Cunningham
Elbridge Gerry* by Jennifer L. Buck
Emily Griffith* by Emily C. Post
Enos Mills by Steve Walsh
Fannie Mae Duncan* by Angela Dire
Felipe and Dolores Baca* by E. E. Duncan
Florence Sabin* by Stacey Simmons
Frances Wisebart Jacobs* by Martha Biery
Hazel Schmoll* by Penny Cunningham
Helen Hunt Jackson by E. E. Duncan
Kate Slaughterback* by Lindsay McNatt
Katharine Lee Bates* by Monique Cooper-Sload
John Dyer* by Jane A. Eaton
John Routt* by Rhonda Rau
John Wesley Powell* by Suzanne Curtis
Josephine Aspinwall Roche by Martha Biery
Justina Ford* by K. A. Anadiotis
Little Raven by Cat DeRose
Otto Mears* by Grace Zirkelbach
Ralph Carr by E. E. Duncan
Richard Russell* by Christine Winn
Robert Speer by Stacy Turnbull
Rodolfo “Corky” Gonzales* by Jorge-Ayn Riley
William Bent by Cheryl Beckwith
Zebulon Montgomery Pike by Steve Walsh
The biographical series is a project of the Denver Public Schools, Colorado Humanities, and Filter Press.
Books in the series are:
- Bilingual with English and Spanish versions in each volume.
- Designed for use in third and fourth grades.
- Enhanced with questions for the student, glossary, timeline, and bibliography
- Illustrated with period photographs
- Written by educators in Denver Public Schools.
- Reasonably priced at $8.95 each.
- Offered at discounts for purchase of all 33 titles or Classroom Sets of any one title.
A portion of each sale of Great Lives in Colorado History goes to benefit Denver Public Schools and Colorado Humanities.
| September 2013 |
Price: $ 8.95 each
20% discount for full set
Colorado Biography for Young Scholars
Ken Salazar: Joy in the Journey
A Now You Know Bio
by Daniel Blegen
Biography of former U.S. Senator and
current Secretary of the Interior
Florence Sabin: Teacher, Scientist, Humanitarian
A Now You Know Bio
by E. E. Duncan
Pioneer for women in medical science and
public health activist in Colorado
978-0-86541-128-9 Ken Salazar
978-0-86541-139-5 Francis Sabin
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