General Colin Powell is one of the most respected men in the world! He has discipline, integrity, military skill, and wisdom. Colin is the first black U.S. Secretary of State! He helps President George W. Bush communicate with other nations and keep America safe. Colin has an awfully big job! These popular readers include easy-to-read information, fun facts and trivia, humor, activities and a whole lot more. They are great for ages 7-12 (grades 2-6), because although simple, these readers have substance and really engage kids with their stories. They are great for social studies, meeting state and national curriculum standards, individual and group reading programs, centers, library programs, and have many other terrific educational uses.