BISAC Subject JNF007050

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

Voice of the Paiutes: A Story about Sarah Winnemucca

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Sarah Winnemucca, a Northern Plains Indian, lived in the last half of the nineteenth century when white settlers were moving west into land the Paiutes had inhabited for thousands of years… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.1
  • Dewey: 979.004'9745769'0092

Walking the Road to Freedom: A Story about Sojourner Truth

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Sojourner Truth was born into slavery in New York in 1797 or 1798. She never knew for sure which year she was born or even whether it was summer or winter. By the time she was a young woman… Read More →

  • Lexile: 820
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 305.5'67'0924

What Are You Figuring Now?: A Story about Benjamin Banneker

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

In 1791 plans for the new capital city, Washington, D.C., were in the works, but someone was needed to help with the surveying. Thomas Jefferson recommended Benjamin Banneker for the job… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • ATOS: 5.6
  • Dewey: 520.92'4

What's Your Story, Cesar Chavez?

From the Series Cub Reporter Meets Famous Americans

Why did Cesar Chavez want to help farm workers? How did he get people to care about farm workers' rights? Cub Reporter interviews him to find out! Learn how Cesar fought to make the United… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: 331.88'13092

What's Your Story, Frederick Douglass?

From the Series Cub Reporter Meets Famous Americans

How did Frederick Douglas escape from slavery? How did he make a difference during the abolition movement? Cub Reporter interviews the civil rights activist to find out how Frederick, a freed… Read More →

  • Lexile: 650
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 973.8092

What's Your Story, Harriet Tubman?

From the Series Cub Reporter Meets Famous Americans

How did Harriet Tubman escape from slavery? How did she lead others to freedom? Cub Reporter interviews her to find out! Learn how Harriet risked her life to help runaway slaves by being a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 306.3'62092

What's Your Story, Jackie Robinson?

From the Series Cub Reporter Meets Famous Americans

When did Jackie Robinson become well-known? What did he do? Cub Reporter interviews him to find out! Discover how Jackie fought against prejudice to become the first African American to play… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 796.357092

What's Your Story, Sacagawea?

From the Series Cub Reporter Meets Famous Americans

How did Sacagawea help the explorers Lewis and Clark? Where did she guide the expedition? Cub Reporter interviews her to find out! Learn how Sacagawea helped a group of explorers navigate… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: 978.0049745740092

What's Your Story, Sequoyah?

From the Series Cub Reporter Meets Famous Americans

How did Sequoyah create a Cherokee alphabet? How did he improve the lives of the Cherokee? Cub Reporter interviews him to find out! Learn how Sequoyah overcame adversity in his childhood, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 973.04975570092

Willie Mays

From the Series Sports Heroes and Legends

Think you know all there is to know about Willie Mays? Well, did you know that:•He once batted .477 in the minor leagues?•He won twelve straight Gold Glove awards?•He was the first African… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 796.357092

Willie O'Ree: The Story of the First Black Player in the NHL

From the Series Lorimer Recordbooks

Willie O'Ree made NHL history on January 18, 1958, when he became the first black player to take to the ice. There was a round of applause when O'Ree stepped onto the ice, and newspapers ran… Read More →

  • Lexile: 820
  • Dewey: 920

Wilma Rudolph

From the Series On My Own Biography

In 1946, six-year-old Wilma Rudolph dreamed of walking and playing like other children, but a sickness called polio had damaged her left leg. Wilma spent hours each week doing painful… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: 796.42'092

Wilt Chamberlain

From the Series Sports Heroes and Legends

Think you know all there is to know about Wilt Chamberlain? Well, did you know that:•He holds the record for most rebounds in a single NBA game? •He is a member of the Volleyball Hall of Fame? Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.8
  • Dewey: 796.323092

With Open Hands: A Story about Biddy Mason

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Born a slave in Georgia in 1818, Bridget "Biddy" Mason learned to survive in a harsh world. Taken from her parents as a young child, Biddy grew up to be self-reliant and hard working. When… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 973'.0496073'0092

Yao Ming, 2nd Edition

From the Series Sports Heroes and Legends

Yao Ming is a force on the basketball court. The center, born in Shanghai, China, towers over opponents at 7-foot-6. His strength, agility, and hard work have made him one of the most… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.5
  • Dewey: 796.323092

Yo solo: Biografías (On My Own Biographies) — eBook Set

From the Series Yo solo: Biografías (On My Own Biographies)

Set

Engage readers’ interests and imaginations. These award-winning biographies feature the breathtaking, full-page illustrations On My Own series are known for. Written in story format, pivotal… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $154.60
  • Your Price: $115.95
  • 4 titles