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JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Social Activists

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

A Slave's Education in Courage: The Life of Frederick Douglass

From the Series Setting the Stage for Fluency

In 1845, Frederick Douglass’s first autobiography became a bestseller. Many readers could not believe that such a brilliant writer was ever a slave. When Douglass wrote the book, slavery had… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 812

A World of Knowing: A Story about Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet had a sharp mind and a great determination to make a difference in the world. When Thomas met Alice Cogswell, a little girl who was deaf, he decided to go to Europe… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 371.91'2'092
Spring 2019

Aly Raisman: Athlete and Activist

From the Series Gateway Biographies

US Olympian Aly Raisman is a leader on and off the mat. She is an outspoken voice against sexual assault. Learn about the most fascinating details of her life as a gold-winning gymnast. Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • Dewey: 796.44092 [B]

Anne Hutchinson

From the Series History Maker Biographies

In colonial Massachusetts, only men could be preachers. Anne Hutchinson angered church leaders by preaching about God during meetings in her home. The church leaders put Anne on trial for her… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 973.2'2092

Aunt Clara Brown: Official Pioneer

From the Series On My Own Biography

As a successful former slave, Clara Brown used her money to help other freed slaves get a new start in life. In 1859 Clara bought her own freedom and headed west to Colorado to find her… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 978.8'00496073'0092

César Chávez

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

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: 4.2

Coretta Scott King

From the Series History Maker Biographies

Question: Who was known as the First Lady of the U.S. civil rights movement? Answer: Coretta Scott King. She helped her husband, Martin Luther King Jr., fight for equal rights for African… Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: 323.092

Creative Minds Biographies — Paperback Set

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

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Meet some of the world's most creative minds! Written in story format, these episodic biographies give clear, straightforward accounts of historical figures' lives. Each true story is… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $259.74
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Cub Reporter Meets Famous Americans — eBook Set

From the Series Cub Reporter Meets Famous Americans

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Cub Reporter is on a mission. He's interviewing famous people from US history to find out what made them so special. Using classic journalistic questions—who, what, when, where, why, and how—h Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $479.88
  • Your Price: $359.91
  • 12 titles

Cub Reporter Meets Famous Americans — Library Bound Set

From the Series Cub Reporter Meets Famous Americans

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Cub Reporter is on a mission. He's interviewing famous people from US history to find out what made them so special. Using classic journalistic questions—who, what, when, where, why, and how—h Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $319.80
  • Your Price: $239.85
  • 12 titles

Cub Reporter Meets Famous Americans — Paperback Set

From the Series Cub Reporter Meets Famous Americans

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Cub Reporter is on a mission. He's interviewing famous people from US history to find out what made them so special. Using classic journalistic questions—who, what, when, where, why, and how—h Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $42.70
  • Your Price: $42.70
  • 5 titles

Demanding Justice: A Story about Mary Ann Shadd Cary

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Mary Ann Shadd Cary spent her entire lifetime fighting for justice and equality for African Americans. Born a free African American in the 1820s, Cary started schools for black children and… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 305.48'896073'0092

Fighting for Equal Rights: A Story about Susan B. Anthony

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Born a Quaker, Susan B. Anthony grew up being taught that women were equal to men. During her lifetime, she was a teacher, a newspaperwoman, and an activist. She worked to further many causes… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 324.6'23'092

Freedom Seeker: A Story about William Penn

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

The son of a wealthy, repected admiral, William Penn did what was forbidden in seventeenth-century England--he openly practiced the Quaker religion. Penn dreamed of a place with freedom of… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.3
  • Dewey: 974.8'02'092

Gateway Biographies — Audisee® eBook with Audio Set

From the Series Gateway Biographies

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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 — eBook 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 →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $1,103.77
  • Your Price: $827.83
  • 23 titles

Gateway Biographies — Library Bound Set

From the Series Gateway Biographies

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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: $735.77
  • Your Price: $551.83
  • 23 titles
Fall 2018

Gateway Biographies — Library Bound Set: New for Fall 2018

From the Series Gateway Biographies

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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 — Library Bound Set: New for Spring 2018

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 — Library Bound Set: New for Spring 2019

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

Goldie Takes a Stand: Golda Meir's First Crusade

Even at the age of nine, little Golda Meir was known for being a leader. As the president of the American Young Sisters Society, she organizes her friends to raise money to buy textbooks for… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 956.94053092aB

Helen Keller

From the Series On My Own Biography

Trapped in silence and darkness, Helen Keller longed to communicate with the world. Both deaf and blind, she struggled to express the thoughts locked in her mind. When Annie Sullivan became… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 362.4'1'092
Spring 2019

Heroes of World War II (Alternator Books ® ) — Audisee® eBook with Audio Set

From the Series Heroes of World War II (Alternator Books ® )

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Discover heroic, untold stories of World War II. Engaging narrative text reveals what life was like for people fighting in the war or living in its wake on the home front. STEM-focused… Read More →

  • Audisee® eBook with Audio
  • List Price: $255.90
  • Your Price: $191.93
  • 6 titles