Some people seem destined to make a lasting impact on the world. They might be daring explorers like Christopher Columbus or ordinary people, like Rosa Parks, who do extraordinary things. But they share one thing in common-the desire to change history for the better. Key Features: A "You Can." feature at the end of each book that tells the reader how he or she can emulate the subject Fast facts offering interesting, sometimes little-known facts about the subject A map with key indicating where the subject was born and other significant nearby areas A timeline that recaps important moments in the subject's life A poem about the subject Glossary with pictures www.factsfornow.scholastic.com See inside front cover for more information.