To Americans, John Paul Jones was a hero during the Revolutionary War. To the British, he was sort of a pirate! Destined for greatness on the sea since his childhood, John Paul Jones is known as the Father of the American Navy. 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.