Samuel Adams was a man with a goal. He wanted the American colonies to be free and independent from England, their mother country. He knew that the people had to want this independence more than anything for it to happen. Samuel worked his entire life to inspire the people toward freedom, and saw America become its own country! 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.