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A is for Albert

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S: A is for Albert

FC: Written by Reed Chambers | Illustrated by David Stone

1: Dedications | David Stone: For "Mama"Jo Ann Scheen | Reed Chambers: For James Willard Chambers Jr. | A is for Albert | 2012

2: A is for Albert such a smart little fellow; he discovered why the sky is blue and not yellow. | Albert Einstein

3: B is for Babe, the sultan of swat, he became a baseball legend with a ball and a bat. | George "Babe" Herman Ruth, Jr

4: C is for Cleopatra just as cute as a cake, who was queen for a while but got bit by a snake. | Cleopatra VII Philopator

5: D is for Davy, who was larger than life. He was king of the wild frontier with his gun and his knife. | David "Davy" Crockett

6: E is for Elvis; some folks called him the king, people all loved to hear this man sing. | Elvis Presley

7: F is for Florence, such a wonderful nurse. She took care of the soldiers, who seemed to be cursed. | Florence Nightingale

8: G is for George, who cut down a tree, and became the first president to set us all free. | George Washington

9: H is for Helen. She could not hear or see, but she learned how to read and got her college degree. | Helen Keller

10: I is for Isaac; he turned light into rainbow, and discovered what gravity is, don't you know? | Isaac Newton

11: J is for Julius; he ruled over Rome, and was loved by the people from the place he called home. | Julius Caesar

12: K is for Kareem, what a giant of a man, played amazing basketball all through the land. | Kareem Abdul Jabbar

13: L is for Louis who played the trumpet like a king, and it wasn't bad either to hear the man sing. | Louis Armstrong

14: M is for Martin who fought for the right, for equality no matter if you're red black or white. | Martin Luther King Jr.

15: N is for Neil, the first man to that strange, distant land, the moon, as we say, was one large step for man. | Neil Armstrong

16: O is for Orson; please don't call him vain, for starring himself in Citizen Kane. | Orson Wells

17: P is for Pistol he never said "Never," and became one of the greatest basketball players ever. | Peter "Pistol Pete" Maravich

18: Q is for Queen of England, she has been, since 1952 when she did so ascend. | Queen Elizabeth II

19: R is for Robert, a mighty general, they say, who fought for THE SOUTH, up until his last day. | Robert E. Lee

20: S is for Steven who made films without strife, and in his very own way brought dinosaurs to life. | Steven Spielberg

21: T is for Thomas, an inventor by trade; the light bulb he invented and some other things he made. | Thomas Edison

22: U is for Usain, from Jamaica he came, to run in the Olympics as the world's fastest man. | Usain Bolt

23: V is for Vincent an artistic genius they say, but only sold one of his paintings to his dismay. | Vincent Van Gogh

24: W is for Wright brothers, they were, who made a plane fly for the first time, I heard. | Orville & Wilbur Wright

25: X is for Xerxes "THE GREAT," he was called, was a king and a warrior, great, big and tall. | Xerxes "THE GREAT"

26: Y is for Yo Yo, his cello did play, to make beautiful music each and every day. | Yo Yo Ma

27: Z is for Zachary known as “Old rough and ready”, was our twelfth president but a soldier more steady. | Zachary Taylor

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