BISAC Subject JNF007050

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

Living with the Senecas: A Story about Mary Jemison

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Mary Jemison was born in 1743 as her parents emigrated from Ireland to Pennsylvania. When she was fifteen years old, a group of raiding Shawnee Indians and French soldiers captured her and… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 974.7'8803092

Lorimer Recordbooks — Library Bound Set

From the Series Lorimer Recordbooks

Set

Lorimer Recordbooks is a high/low nonfiction series that helps teens understand social issues through the stories of sports heroes. These books feature trailblazing NHL athletes who have… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $111.96
  • Your Price: $83.97
  • 4 titles

Louis Armstrong

From the Series History Maker Biographies

True or False? Louis Armstrong was often called “The World’s Greatest Trumpet Player.” True! Louis Armstrong changed the sound of American music with his exciting, powerful trumpet-playing… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 781.65092

Manjhi Moves a Mountain

Dashrath Manjhi used a hammer and chisel, grit, determination, and twenty years to carve a path through the mountain separating his poor village from the nearby village with schools, markets… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: 625.7092

Marian Anderson

From the Series History Maker Biographies

True or False? Marian Anderson once received a standing ovation before she even sang her song. True! On January 7, 1955 Marian Anderson was the first black person to sing with the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: 782.1092

Martin & Anne: The Kindred Spirits of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Anne Frank

Anne Frank and Martin Luther King Jr. were born the same year a world apart. Both faced ugly prejudices and violence, which both answered with words of love and faith in humanity. This is the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 323.092/2 B
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Martin Luther King Jr.: Walking in the Light

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Martin Luther King Jr. was an influential and inspiring leader of the Civil Rights Movement in the 1950s and 1960s. His life, work, and death are brought to life for readers like never before. Read More →

  • Lexile: 1020
  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: 323.092 [B]

Michael Jackson: Ultimate Music Legend

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Michael Jackson's journey to fame began in 1966 at age eight, when he started singing with his brothers in the Jackson 5. In the early 1970s, he launched a solo career, accumulating a dozen… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • ATOS: 5.8
  • Dewey: 782.42166092

Michelle Kwan, 2nd Edition

From the Series Sports Heroes and Legends

A born competitor and natural talent, Michelle Kwan skated her way onto the public figure skating scene more than a decade ago and has dominated it ever since. From public skating rinks in… Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.2
  • Dewey: 796.91'2'092

Mohandas Gandhi: A Life of Integrity

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Biographies

Do you know… • how Gandhi used peaceful ways to make changes? • how Gandhi helped poor people in India? • how Gandhi helped India become a free country? Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.2
  • Dewey: 954.03'5092

Mother Teresa: A Life of Caring

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Biographies

What did Mother Teresa want to be when she was 12 years old? How did Mother Teresa help the poor? Why did Mother Teresa win the Nobel Peace Prize? Find out in this introduction to the life of… Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: 271'.97

Muhammad Ali, 2nd Edition

From the Series Sports Heroes and Legends

A stolen bicycle led twelve-year-old Cassius Clay to his first boxing teacher. He spent endless hours training, determined that he would one day become the heavyweight champion of the world… Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.4
  • Dewey: 796.83092

Nat Love

From the Series History Maker Biographies

True or False: After Nat Love became a cowboy, he never gave up riding the trails. False! After many years as a cowboy, Nat saw that railroads were connecting towns across the country. He… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: 978'.02092

Neil deGrasse Tyson: Star Astrophysicist

From the Series Gateway Biographies

In addition to speaking about challenging scientific topics for a variety of news sources, Neil deGrasse Tyson is director of a New York planetarium, hosts a science podcast, and has a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • ATOS: 6.5
  • Dewey: 523.01092 [B]

Nelson Mandela: A Life of Persistence

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Biographies

Why was Nelson Mandela jailed for twenty-seven years? How did Nelson Mandela helped to bring peace to South Africa? How did Nelson Mandela become the first black president of South Africa?… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 968.06'5092

On My Own Biography — eBook Set

From the Series On My Own Biography

Set

Engage readers' interest and imagination! These award-winning biographies feature full-page illustrations. Written in story format, each book features pivotal episodes that reveal what kind… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $1,159.50
  • Your Price: $869.63
  • 30 titles

On My Own Biography Set III — Paperback Set

From the Series On My Own Biography

Set

Engage readers' interest and imagination! These award-winning biographies feature full-page illustrations. Written in story format, each book features pivotal episodes that reveal what kind… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $53.13
  • Your Price: $53.13
  • 7 titles

On My Own Holidays — eBook Set

From the Series On My Own Holidays

Set

Encourage understanding of diverse cultures. Featuring full-page illustrations, these beautiful editions look at the history and customs associated with various holidays and present early… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $579.75
  • Your Price: $434.81
  • 15 titles

On My Own Holidays — Paperback Set

From the Series On My Own Holidays

Set

Encourage understanding of diverse cultures. Featuring full-page illustrations, these beautiful editions look at the history and customs associated with various holidays and present early… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $45.54
  • Your Price: $45.54
  • 6 titles

Passage to Freedom: The Sugihara Story

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

"Listening to the story is even more dramatic than reading it. It should be purchased by every public and school library." - School Library Journal Read More →

Pocahontas

From the Series On My Own Biography

As the young daughter of a powerful Powhatan leader, Pocahontas befriended the English settlers in Jamestown, Virginia. Although she helped them survive their difficult first years, and she… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 975.5'01'092

Pull Ahead Books — Biographies — Paperback Set

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Biographies

Set

Help kids honor world heroes with this beginning biography series. Conversational text introduces young readers to figures with lives of true character. The simple, easy-to-follow text is… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $43.11
  • Your Price: $43.11
  • 6 titles

Raggin': A Story about Scott Joplin

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Scott Joplin came from a music-making family in Texarkana, Texas. As a small boy, he loved the lively, rhythmic African melodies and the soft, touching spirituals that he heard his father… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • ATOS: 5.6
  • Dewey: 780'.92'4

Red Bird Sings: The Story of Zitkala-Ša, Native American Author, Musician, and Activist

"I remember the day I lost my spirit." So begins the story of Gertrude Simmons, also known as Zitkala-Ša, which means Red Bird. Born in 1876 on the Yankton Sioux reservation in South Dakota… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • ATOS: 6.1
  • Dewey: 978.004'975243