Great Lives in Colorado History/Personajes Importantes de la Historia de Colorado

Our Great Lives in Colorado collects 33 bilingual little biographies written for elementary readers by Colorado teachers.  Each book contains relevant historical photos and a wealth of information for young or learning readers. These make great gifts for school libraries and children, grandchildren, and young friends!

We partnered with Denver Public Schools and Filter Press to produce this excellent series of books in an effort to help make the stories of Colorado history and its people more accessible to our Young Chautauqua students.  Each individual “flip book” includes English and Spanish translations, historical photographs, study questions, glossaries, timelines and bibliographies.  Educators and librarians have long wanted more Colorado history, particularly biography, written and designed for young scholars, and we are happy to announce that the Great Lives in Colorado History series is easily available from Filter Press.

Nuestras Personajes Importantes de la Historia de Colorado recopila 33 pequeñas biografías bilingües escritas para lectores de primaria por maestros de Colorado. Cada libro contiene fotos históricas relevantes y una gran cantidad de información para jóvenes lectores o aprendices. ¡Estos libros son excelentes regalos para bibliotecas escolares y para niños, nietos y jóvenes amigos!

Nos asociamos con las Escuelas Públicas de Denver y Filter Press para producir esta excelente serie de libros en un esfuerzo por hacer que las historias de la historia de Colorado y su gente sean más accesibles para nuestros estudiantes de Jóvenes Chautauqua. Cada “libro de solapa” individual incluye traducciones al inglés y al español, fotografías históricas, preguntas de estudio, glosarios, líneas de tiempo y bibliografías. Los educadores y bibliotecarios han deseado durante mucho tiempo más historia de Colorado, en particular biografías, escritas y diseñadas para jóvenes académicos, y nos complace anunciar que la serie “Grandes Vidas en la Historia de Colorado” está fácilmente disponible a través de Filter Press.

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As individual books or as full sets, these biographies make wonderful gifts for your own child, grandchild, library or school. Available through Filter Press.

The full set is provided to students and schools participating in Young Chautauqua. Visit the page to learn more about the program.

Como libros individuales o conjuntos completos, estas biografías son maravillosos regalos para tu propio hijo, nieto, biblioteca o escuela. Disponibles a través de Filter Press.

El conjunto completo se proporciona a estudiantes y escuelas que participan en el programa Jóvenes Chautauqua. Visita la página para obtener más información sobre el programa.

Featured Figures/Personajes destacados

Augusta Tabor: Enterprising Pioneer
Barney Ford: Pioneer Businessman
Bill Hosokawa: Journalist
Charles Boettcher: Colorado Businessman
Chin Lin Sou: Chinese-American Leader
Clara Brown: African-American Pioneer
Doc Susie: Mountain Doctor
Elbridge Gerry: The Paul Revere of Colorado
Emily Griffith: Opportunity for All
Fannie Mae Duncan: Entrepreneur
Felipe and Dolores Baca: Hispanic Pioneers
Helen Hunt Jackson: Colorado’s Literary Lady
John Dyer: Snowshoe Preacher
Justina Ford: Baby Doctor
Katharine Lee Bates: Author of “America the Beautiful”
Ralph Carr: Defender of Japanese Americans
Rodolfo “Corky” Gonzales: Chicano Activist
Benjamin Lindsey: Father of the Juvenile Courts
Chief Ouray: Ute Chief and Man of Peace
Enos Mills: Rocky Mountain Conservationist
Florence Sabin: Scientist and Teacher
Frances Wisebart Jacobs: Denver’s Mother of Charities
Hazel Schmoll: Colorado Botanist
John Routt: Colorado’s First Governor
John Wesley Powell: American Hero
Josephine Aspinwall Roche: Humanitarian
Kate Slaughterback: Legendary Rattlesnake Kate
Little Raven: Chief of the Southern Arapaho
Otto Mears: Pathfinder of the San Juan Mountains
Richard Russell: City Leader
Robert Speer: Denver’s Building Mayor
William Bent: Frontiersman
Zebulon Montgomery Pike: Explorer and Military Officer

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