Andrew Carnegie

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Readers will be introduced to Andrew Carnegie and his rise from impoverished immigrant to one of the world's wealthiest industrialists. Learn how this self-made master of the American steel industry put his leadership, determination, and wealth to good use by building libraries, schools, and universities that continue to benefit people today.



  • Accelerated Reader® Quiz: 117847
  • Accelerated Reader® Reading Level: 6.6
  • Accelerated Reader® Interest Level: MG
  • Accelerated Reader® Points: 1.0

BISAC Subjects

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Humble Beginnings
  • Journey to America
  • To the Railroad and Beyond
  • Steel King and Philanthropist
  • A Life Well Lived
  • Timeline
  • Glossary
  • For More Information
  • Index
  • About the Author


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Author: Sarah De Capua

Sarah De Capua is the author of many books, including biographies and historical titles. She was born and raised in Connecticut. She currently lives in Colorado, where she often borrows books from her community’s Carnegie library, which was built in 1904.


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