Leland Melvin
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Book Features:<br>• Ages 6-10, Grades 1-4<br>• 24 pages, 7 ½ inches x 10 inches<br>• Simple, easy-to-read pages with full-color pictures<br>• Includes a time line and extension activity<br>• Reading/teaching tips and discussion questions included

Leader in Science: In Leaders Like Us: Leland Melvin, 1st—4th graders learn about the dedication, talent, and impact of Melvin who went from being a professional football player to an influential NASA astronaut.

Inspirational: With captivating illustrations that bring Melvin's story to life, young readers learn about his fascinating life and what led him to trade in his football helmet for a space suit, going on to fly two important missions into space.

Build Reading Skills: This engaging 24-page biography will help your child improve comprehension and build confidence with guided pre- and post-reading questions, a time line of events, and a fun extension activity.

Leveled Books: Part of the Leaders Like Us series, early-elementary reading level and full-color illustrations support comprehension of the story of this amazing pro athlete and astronaut.

Why Rourke Educational Media: Since 1980, Rourke Publishing Company has specialized in publishing engaging and diverse non-fiction and fiction books for children in a wide range of subjects that support reading success on a level that has no limits.