The stories written about people’s lives by themselves or by others are incredibly inspiring for kids.
It’s not Hollywood making up stories about courage, strength and the ability to keep moving forward despite all odds, it’s the real deal.
Hearing their own words and feeling their feelings make the stories come alive. Many of these books are offered in a “young readers” version.
People of all races, backgrounds and many fields of endeavor are featured in these books.
Take the story of Katherine Johnson, now 98 years old, who was a “human computer” for NASA’s first launches. The movie of her life called Hidden Figures was released in late 2016 and is rated PG.
My point is that there are many people who’ve made significant contributions to our history who aren’t featured in the textbooks, but who could inspire your child’s life.
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