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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
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
  • ATOS: 6.3
  • Dewey: 796.44092 [B]
Fall 2019

Anne Frank: Out of the Shadows

From the Series Gateway Biographies

While her family hid during the Holocaust, Anne Frank recorded her personal reflections as well as the harrowing circumstances she faced in her diary. Read about her life before and after the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • Dewey: 940.53/18092 [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

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

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

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

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
Fall 2019

Colin Kaepernick: From Free Agent to Change Agent

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick drew positive and negative attention for kneeling during the national anthem to protest police violence against minorities in 2016. Two years later, he… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • Dewey: 796.332092 [B]

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

Cub Reporter Meets Famous Americans — eBook Set

From the Series Cub Reporter Meets Famous Americans

Set

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

Set

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: $293.15
  • Your Price: $219.86
  • 11 titles

Cub Reporter Meets Famous Americans — Paperback Set

From the Series Cub Reporter Meets Famous Americans

Set

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
Fall 2019

Dalai Lama: A Leader in Exile

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Forced into exile in India after Tibet's attempted revolt against occupying Chinese forces, the Dalai Lama launched a nonviolent campaign against the occupation that earned him a Nobel Peace… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • Dewey: 294.3/923092 [B]

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® 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 — 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: $1,007.79
  • Your Price: $755.84
  • 21 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
Fall 2019

Gateway Biographies Fall 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: $127.96
  • Your Price: $95.97
  • 4 titles

Gateway Biographies — 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: $671.79
  • Your Price: $503.84
  • 21 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