Robert Fulton was a famous inventor. He developed a very early version of the submarine. Fulton is most noted for building the first practical steamboat.

  • Publisher: Mitchell Lane
  • Series: A Robbie Reader
  • Year Published: 2006
  • Age Level: 8-13
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Superbly crafted. (Children’s Book Review)

These easy-to-read titles provide basic introductions to key American figures. Sporting a large font, plenty of white space, and boldface glossary words, they will fill a need for collections in which beginning-reader biographies are popular. Each title includes colorful maps that help readers place the action. The accompanying reproductions, illustrations, and photographs do a good job of highlighting the texts. The books are straightforward, well-organized, positive explorations of their subjects. (School Library Journal)

This book is extremely easy to read and  filled with well-known facts about Robert Fulton, as well as information not covered in the history books. It was a great resource for eight grade students preparing for the STAAR test. (