Kids Nf Biographies
Wanted Dead or Alive
The True Story of Harriet Tubman
A biography of the courageous slave from Maryland who escaped to the freedom of the north, and then returned, time and again, to lead others to freedom
No Pretty Pictures
A Child of War
The author, a Caldecott Honor winner for On Market Street, describes her horrifying experiences as a Polish Jew during World War II and for years in Sweden after the war through archival photographs and touching narrative.
I Am a Star
Child of the Holocaust
The author's reminiscences about her childhood in Germany, years of which were spent in a Nazi concentration camp
Sybil Ludington's Midnight Ride
Retells the story of Sybil Ludington's ride on horseback to rouse American soldiers to fight against the British who were attacking Danbury, Connecticut during the American Revolution.
The Walnut Grove Story of Laura Ingalls Wilder
Recounts the life and efforts of Helen Keller as she struggled with being both blind and deaf with the help of her teacher, Annie Sullivan, and became an author and a campaigner for the rights of disabled people.
Joan of Arc
Full-color photographs of people, places, and artifacts; definitions of key words; and sidebars on related subjects add dimension and relevance to stories of famous lives, creating a unique reading experience about people youngsters should know.
Yes We Can
A Biography of Barack Obama
1st Edition Paperback
Highlights the life and accomplishments of the Harvard Law School graduate, legislator, civil rights lawyer, and 2008 candidate for president of the United States.
Who Was Leonardo Da Vinci?
Presents the life and accomplishments of the famous artist, scientist, engineer, and inventor.
From the Life of Langston Hughes
As young Langston Hughes turns his dreams of faraway places and African-American heroes into beautiful poetry, he discovers that the happy home for which he had been searching is found among the words and rhythms of his own writings. Reprint. SLJ. NYT. AB.