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Informational (nonfiction), 2,150 words, Level Z (Grade 5), Lexile 1010L
Historic Peacemakers highlights six Nobel Peace Prize nominees: Mahatma Gandhi, Nelson Mandela, Martin Luther King, Jr., Mother Teresa, Mairead Corrigan, and Betty Williams. It ends by appealing to readers to find the peacemaker within themselves. Historic photographs support the text.
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