Kids Nf Biographies
Who Was Leonardo Da Vinci?
Presents the life and accomplishments of the famous artist, scientist, engineer, and inventor.
The Story of Amelia Earhart
Traces the life of the pilot who became the first woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean and mysteriously disappeared in 1937 while attempting to fly around the world
Conversations With J. K. Rowling
From her birth in Chipping Sodbury near Bristol, England, to stories about her favorite teachers, to her first fan letter, the author of the Harry Potter books discusses her life and her writing.
Who Were the Beatles?
An easy-to-read narrative brings the Fab Four to life, discussing their childhoods in Liverpool, England, their first forays into rock music, what Beatlemania was like, why they broke up, and more. Original.
Soldier, Hero, President
Profiles the farmer's son whose interest in military strategy and leadership ability led him to become a soldier during the French and Indian War, a leader during the Revolutionary War, and the America's first president.
Oh, the Places He Went
A Story About Dr. Seuss-Theodor Seuss Geisel
Recounts the life and career of Theodore Geisel, a cartoonist and writer who became world-famous as an author of children's books under the name "Dr. Seuss."
School & Library
A biography of African-American artist Faith Ringgold describes her creation of the painted story quilt, an art form combining rich oral history with colorful paintings on quilted fabric and canvas
The Story of the Wright Brothers
School & Library
Beginning with Orville and Wilbur's childhood fascination with flight, brief, accessible chapters trace the work that the two Wright brothers did together to develop the first machine-powered aircraft.
The Queen of Kings
Describes the life of Cleopatra, including the wars over Egypt, daily life during that time, and her tragic end.
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.