Discover the life of Henry Ford--a story about putting the world on wheels for kids ages 6 to 9
Henry Ford was the founder of Ford Motor Company and the inventor of the Model T, the car that changed the way many Americans lived. Before he became a pioneer in the auto industry, Henry was a young boy who loved to take things apart and figure out how they worked. When he grew up, he invented creative new ways to assemble cars and made them more affordable for the first time. This Henry Ford biography for kids explores how he went from being a curious child to a successful businessman and inventor.
How will Henry Ford's hard work and innovative spirit inspire the child in your life?
A refreshing, interactive biography about the life of Henry Ford by Jenna Grodzicki. No human is perfect, and Grodzicki accurately depicts Ford's accomplishments and mistakes in a way new readers can understand. Grodzicki's highly engaging style—including interactive think-tank questions, quizzes, and well-researched interesting facts—makes this book stand out from other biographies. It would be a wonderful addition to elementary and public libraries, as well as the perfect gift for the new reader interested in cars and history. Includes timelines by chapter and a glossary. —Sarah Idman, elementary school librarian
Jenna Grodzicki, an experienced children's author, has provided a wonderful account of Henry Ford's life for new readers. Accurate, beautifully written, and bolstered with historical timelines and stimulating think-tank questions, this book tells the fascinating story of one of the most influential individuals in American history. Children will love it. —Steven Watts, author of The People's Tycoon: Henry Ford and the American Century
Jenna Grodzicki has written with great awareness and sensitivity for beginning readers about Henry Ford. Ford's inventiveness gave people around the world the ability to own his Ford Model T even as some of his beliefs and actions were wrong and hurtful to others. The book's graphics actively engage its readers too. —Helen V Hutchings, reviewer, writer, member of Society of Automotive Historians, Antique Automobile Club of America, Speedreaders.info, and others