Chief of the Shawnee
From the Set Our People
Discusses the life of the Shawnee warrior, orator, and leader who united a confederacy of Indians in an effort to save Indian land from the advance of white soldiers and settlers.
- "Panther Passing across the Sky"
- Important Lessons
- Leading the People
- Death on the Battlefield
- Time Line
- Glossary Terms
- For Further Information
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|ATOS Reading Level||5.0|
|Guided Reading Level||T|
|Publisher||The Child's World, Inc.|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Dimensions||7.5 x 9.5|
|Graphics||Full-color photographs, Historical photographs|
A noteworthy review of Our People from Midwest Book Review on November 1, 2002
This series provides historical biographies introducing major American peoples and their achievements. Children will find these inviting, with each holding 32 pages of biographical coverage paired with color photos and American history. These are promising wide-ranging references for young readers. Each promises extensive reference materials all geared to the younger, elementary-level student.
Author: C. Ann Fitterer
C. Ann Fitterer has been writing for The Child's World for more than 15 years. She also writes under the name Cynthia Klingel. Most recently, she has co-written more than 70 Child's World books with Bob Noyed. Cindy and Bob have written books in the Wonder Books Phonics Readers series, the Wonder Books Nonfiction series and the Spirit of America Our Presidents series. They also helped to develop The Spirit of America publishing program, which began in fall 2001. Cindy also helped to develop the Wonder Books publishing program. Cindy was born in Mankato, Minnesota. She lived for a short time in Minneapolis, where she worked in publishing. The rest of the time, she has lived in Mankato, which she believes is a great place to grow up! As a child, Cindy loved reading, writing and playing with friends. She enjoyed playing sports, especially softball and football! She also loved to dance. She was a dance student and then teacher for 17 years! In third grade, Cindy won an award in a national publishing contest sponsored by a large publishing company. It was then that she decided she would be an author when she grew up. In college, Cindy studied English and elementary education. Although she was interested in many things, she loved working with students. So she graduated with degrees in teaching. Cindy has been a public school educator for almost 20 years. She has worked for a Minnesota school district as a high school English teacher, an elementary teacher and is currently a curriculum director. She loves children's literature and makes regular visits to the children's section in bookstores and libraries. Cindy lives in Minnesota with her two daughters. When she is not working or busy being a mom, she can be found digging in one of her gardens, spending time with her many friends or with her nose in a good book.