. The Ingenius Mr. Peale: Painter, Patriot and Man of Science. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1996.

The dynamic Charles Wilson Peale established the first important museum in the United States, but first he worked as a saddle maker, an artist, and a soldier. This biography would be accelerated reading for elementary students (listed from 5th-8th grade reading level).

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