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 HNB — 3rd Grade Readability —

Influential People

Readability Level: 3rd Grade Readability
Recommended Ages: 9-12+
Subject/Genre: Biography
DRP Lexile Rating: Lexile: 970-1060, GRL:R-T

Get to know the trailblazing people shaping today’s culture. This compelling series brings readers into the lives of actors, writers, speakers, politicians, and athletes and reveals how they achieved success and how they use their fame for the betterment of others.

Amandla Stenberg
Amandla Stenberg had her first big break as Rue in the 2012 The Hunger Games movie. She is an actress, musician, writer, and activist. Learn more about how Amandla Stenberg is using her voice to make a difference! Lexile:HL540

Storm Reid
Storm Reid earned praise for her starring role in A Wrinkle in Time. Learn about how this teen actress got her start! Lexile:HL540, GRL:R

Marley Dias
As a sixth-grader, Marley Dias started a campaign to help make sure girls of all races have access to books that feature main characters who look like them. She also went on to write a book of her own. Learn more about how she is making a difference for other young girls! Lexile:HL520, GRLR

Kwame Alexander
Author Kwame Alexander writes books for children of all ages. His book The Crossover won the Newbery Medal in 2015. Learn more about his writing success! Lexile:HL530, GRL:S

Jordan Peele
Comedian Jordan Peele won an Oscar for his movie Get Out. Read more about how he became the first African American screenwriter to win this award! Lexile: HL530, GRL:S

Dwayne Johnson
Dwayne Johnson started his career as a professional wrestler. Now he has become the highest paid male actor in the world. Find out more about his rise to stardom! Lexile:HL540, GRL:S

Barack Obama
As the first African American United States president, Barack Obama broke down barriers and led others to make a difference. Learn more about his road to the White House and how he plans to keep making a difference! Lexile: HL500, GRL:S

Karlie Kloss
Karlie Kloss is a model who also runs her own business making vegan, gluten-free cookies. In 2014 she started a scholarship to help young women learn how to code. Learn more about how Karlie uses her success to make a difference! Lexile:HL540, GRL:R

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DDD-3008

1 set of 8 books

$63.60
$57.00

Components (Sold Separately)

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Price

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DDD-3007

Storm Reid

$7.95

DDD-3004

Karlie Kloss

$7.95

DDD-3001

Barack Obama

$7.95

DDD-3003

Jordan Peele

$7.95

DDD-3005

Kwame Alexander

$7.95

DDD-3000

Amandla Stenberg

$7.95

DDD-3002

Dwayne Johnson

$7.95

DDD-3006

Marley Dias

$7.95

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