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BISAC Subject JNF007050

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Cultural, Ethnic & Regional

A Boy Named Beckoning: The True Story of Dr. Carlos Montezuma, Native American Hero

This story reveals the remarkable life of a Native American boy named Wassaja, or "Beckoning," who was kidnapped from his Yavapai tribe and sold as a slave. Adopted by an Italian photographer… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 970.004'97

Adrian Peterson

From the Series Amazing Athletes

Running back Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings didn't waste any time proving that he belonged in the National Football League (NFL). During his first season in 2007, Adrian set the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 796.332092

A Hunger for Learning: A Story about Booker T. Washington

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

When nine-year-old Booker T. Washington was finally freed from slavery, he soon discovered that freedom had a price, and that he had to work, and work hard, to make his way in the world… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 370'.92

Alex Rodriguez, 2nd Edition

From the Series Sports Heroes and Legends

Alex Rodriguez was born in New York City, only a few miles from Yankee Stadium. He grew up in the Dominican Republic and Miami, Florida, playing baseball whenever he could. Since he was… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: 796.357'092

Amazing Athletes Audisee® eBooks with Audio Bundle (Multi-User) — Audisee® eBook with Audio Set

From the Series Amazing Athletes

Set

Inspire sports fans with the success stories of Amazing Athletes. These attractive high-interest biographies include a description of an athlete's career from the beginning through his or her… Read More →

  • Audisee® eBook with Audio
  • List Price: $326.55
  • Your Price: $244.91
  • 7 titles

Amazing Athletes — eBook Set

From the Series Amazing Athletes

Set

Inspire sports fans with the success stories of Amazing Athletes. These attractive high-interest biographies include a description of an athlete's career from the beginning through his or her… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $679.83
  • Your Price: $509.87
  • 17 titles

Amazing Athletes — Interactive Books Set

From the Series Amazing Athletes

Set

Inspire sports fans with the success stories of Amazing Athletes. These attractive high-interest biographies include a description of an athlete's career from the beginning through his or her… Read More →

  • Interactive Book
  • List Price: $279.93
  • Your Price: $251.94
  • 7 titles

Andrew Luck

From the Series Amazing Athletes

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck has had incredible success playing at the highest levels of football. Andrew helped Stanford University win the Orange Bowl in 2010. He could have… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: 796.332092

A Picture Book of Frederick Douglass

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

"Adler, a prolific children's book author, has done a good job describing the trajectory of Douglass's life as he moved from being a slave himself to being a freer of slaves and a tireless… Read More →

A Picture Book of George Washington Carver

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

With an emphasis on his early life and the hardships he overcame, this informative biography offers a clear, authentic introduction to one of the country's most important scientists. Read More →

A Picture Book of Harriet Tubman

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

"Gail Nelson is an unobtrusive narrator who lets Harriet Tubman's deeds and personality speak for themselves. And speak they do!" - AudioFile Read More →

A Picture Book of Martin Luther King, Jr.

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

"...school and public librarians will want to include this in their collections. The audio version...will be in great demand." - School Library Journal Read More →

A Picture Book of Rosa Parks

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

"Teachers will welcome [this treatment of]...a simple, clear biography of Rosa Parks...The male narrator reads clearly and unemotionally, presenting the facts as Adler reports them...A good… Read More →

A Pocketful of Goobers: A Story about George Washington Carver

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

There wasn't anything that George Washington Carver couldn't grow. He took the common goober--today's peanut--and created hundreds of useful products from it, turning goobers into a very… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 630'.92'4

A Story to Tell: Traditions of a Tlingit Community

From the Series We Are Still Here: Native Americans Today

Frances Nannauck Kraus takes her eleven-year-old granddaughter, Marissa, to Kake, Alaska--the place of much of their family history. On one of their walks, they climb up a hill to the tallest… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 979.8'004972

Bad News for Outlaws: The Remarkable Life of Bass Reeves, Deputy U.S. Marshal

Coretta Scott King Author Award Read about the fascinating life of Bass Reeves, who escaped slavery to become the first African American Deputy U.S. Marshal west of the Mississippi. Sitting… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 363.28'2092

Barack Obama

From the Series History Maker Biographies

Did you know Barack Obama's family comes from three different countries? His mother was born and raised in the United States. His father came from Kenya, in Africa. His stepfather came from Indonesia. Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 973.932092

Barry Bonds, 2nd Edition

From the Series Sports Heroes and Legends

One of the most spectacular professional baseball players of all time, Barry Bonds has broken more records and achieved more sports goals than any other player in the history of the game… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.7
  • Dewey: 796.357'092
Fall 2019

Before She Was Harriet

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

A biography of Harriet Tubman written in verse, in which poem and watercolor come together to honor a woman of humble origins whose courage and compassion make her larger than life. Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 973.7115092 B

Benjamin Banneker

From the Series History Maker Biographies

True or False? Benjamin Banneker used a telescope and mathematics to predict a solar eclipse. True! In 1789, Banneker calculated when the moon would pass between the earth and sun. And he did… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 520.92

Beyoncé: The Queen of Pop

From the Series Gateway Biographies

From scoring hit after hit on the R & B and pop music charts to slaying it onscreen as an actor, Beyoncé does it all. Explore the personal and professional life of Queen Bey and follow… Read More →

  • Lexile: 960
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 782.42164092 [B]

Booker T. Washington

From the Series On My Own Biography

More than anything, nine-year-old Booker T. Washington longed to go to school, but he had to get a job to earn money for his family. Though the Civil War had freed them from slavery, Booker's… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: 370'.92

Carmelo Anthony

From the Series Amazing Athletes

Carmelo Anthony has had an incredible basketball career. As a freshman at Syracuse University in 2003, he led his team to victory in the national championship game. Next Carmelo joined the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: 796.323092

Cesar Chavez

From the Series On My Own Biography

During the Great Depression, many people had to work long hours and were barely paid enough to survive. Cesar Chavez felt this treatment was unfair and worked to secure more rights. He formed… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: 331.88'13'092