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BISAC Subject JNF007030

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Literary

Fall 2019

16 Words: William Carlos Williams and "The Red Wheelbarrow"

This simple nonfiction picture book about the beloved American poet William Carlos Williams is also about how being mindful can result in the creation of a great poem like "The Red… Read More →

A Fairy-Tale Life: A Story about Hans Christian Anderson

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Young Hans Christian knew how life should be--just like a fairy tale. But, while he was growing up in Odense, Denmark, his life didn't seem much like a fairy tale. Although everyone was… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 5.8
  • Dewey: 839.8'136

Between Two Worlds: A Story about Pearl Buck

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Growing up in China as the child of American missionaries, Pearl read and listened to stories from both the East and the West. A story, she thought, was a wonderful way to learn about people… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 921

Dr. Seuss

From the Series History Maker Biographies

Did you know Dr. Seuss is not a real doctor? Dr. Seuss was the fun name chosen by writer Theodor Geisel. Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 813'.52

Gateway Biographies Audisee® eBooks with Audio Bundle (Multi-User) — Audisee® eBook with Audio Set

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Set

Discover the human side of key newsworthy and historical figures. Each biography in this easy-reading series is peppered with quotes and childhood stories, accounts of successes and failures… Read More →

  • Audisee® eBook with Audio
  • List Price: $186.60
  • Your Price: $139.95
  • 4 titles

Gateway Biographies Fall 2018 New Releases — Library Bound Set

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Set

Discover the human side of key newsworthy and historical figures. Each biography in this easy-reading series is peppered with quotes and childhood stories, accounts of successes and failures… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $191.94
  • Your Price: $143.95
  • 6 titles

Gateway Biographies Spring 2018 New Releases — Library Bound Set

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Set

Discover the human side of key newsworthy and historical figures. Each biography in this easy-reading series is peppered with quotes and childhood stories, accounts of successes and failures… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $63.98
  • Your Price: $47.99
  • 2 titles
Spring 2019

Gateway Biographies Spring 2019 New Releases — Library Bound Set

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Set

Discover the human side of key newsworthy and historical figures. Each biography in this easy-reading series is peppered with quotes and childhood stories, accounts of successes and failures… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $159.95
  • Your Price: $119.96
  • 5 titles

Jazz Age Poet: A Story about Langston Hughes

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

The author of such poems as I, To; Sing America; and The Negro Speaks of Rivers, Langston Hughes combined his experiences and emotions with the rhythms and themes he found in jazz music to… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.6
  • Dewey: 818'.5209

John Green: Star Author, Vlogbrother, and Nerdfighter

From the Series Gateway Biographies

On June 2, 2014, more than 1,200 fans wildly cheered the arrival of author John Green at the premiere of The Fault in Our Stars—the blockbuster movie based on his young adult novel of the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 813'.6

Jurassic Classics — Library Bound Set

From the Series Jurassic Classics

Set

This endearingly illustrated Jurassic Classics series uses humorous, prehistoric dinosaur mashups as a creative way to introduce and explore nonfiction and history. With a mix of dino puns… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $159.90
  • Your Price: $119.93
  • 6 titles

Laura Ingalls Wilder

From the Series On My Own Biography

Laura Ingalls Wilder grew up listening to her Pa's fascinating tales about living on the prairies, in the woods, and on the plains. When she was 65 years old, Laura began to write down her… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 813'.52

Mark T-W-A-I-N!: A Story about Samuel Clemens

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Samuel Clemens grew up in a child's paradise--Hannibal, Missouri. There, mischief added humor to everyday events as Sam encountered the folks who would one day reappear as Huck Finn, Aunt… Read More →

  • Lexile: 930
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 818'.409

Natural Writer: A Story about Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings dreamt of becoming a famous writer from the time that she was a young girl. After several years of searching for adventure and success, Marjorie finally found… Read More →

  • Lexile: 870
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 813'.52

Oh, The Places He Went: A Story about Dr. Seuss

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Dr. Seuss is known as the creator of some of the most beloved children's books of all time. Journey to the fantastic world he created in this appealing story about the author/illustrator… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 5.8
  • Dewey: 813'.52

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

Revolutionary Poet: A Story about Phillis Wheatley

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Taken from her family in Africa at the age of seven, Phillis Wheatley arrived in Boston as a slave in 1761. After she was purchased by the Wheatley family, Phillis quickly learned to speak… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • ATOS: 6.3
  • Dewey: 811'.1
Fall 2019
  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $125.94
  • Your Price: $113.35
  • 6 titles

Roald Dahl: A Life of Imagination

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Biographies

What did Roald Dahl do at school every week? Which story did he first make up to tell his children? What tool did Roald help invent? Read this book to discover the answers! Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 3.2
  • Dewey: 823'.914

Science Fiction Pioneer: A Story about Jules Verne

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

When Jules Verne was born in 1828, his family had his future planned out for him. They expected him to become a lawyer, but he dreamed of writing. He started out writing more traditional… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 843'.8

Tales for Hard Times: A Story about Charles Dickens

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

As a small boy, Charles Dickens worked in a dark, musty London warehouse, pasting labels onto pots of boot polish. He tried not to listen to his grumbling stomach or the rats squeaking on the… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 823'.8

The Country Artist: A Story about Beatrix Potter

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Tea with a hedgehog and supper with a rabbit? Beatrix Potter entertained guests that most people--certainly Beatrix Potter's proper Victorian parents--would have thought belonged in a meadow… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: 823'.912

The Play's the Thing: A Story about William Shakespeare

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

The year was 1569 and the place was Stratford-on-Avon. A little boy watched a company of traveling actors perform on a makeshift stage. No one could have known that the child, whose name was… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1060
  • ATOS: 6.7
  • Dewey: 822.3'3