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BISAC Subject JNF007120

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Women

A Picture Book of Eleanor Roosevelt

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

"...A worthwhile and significant addition to any elementary collection." - School Library Journal Read More →

A Picture Book of Harriet Tubman

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

"Gail Nelson is an unobtrusive narrator who lets Harriet Tubman's deeds and personality speak for themselves. And speak they do!" - AudioFile Read More →

A Picture Book of Rosa Parks

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

"Teachers will welcome [this treatment of]...a simple, clear biography of Rosa Parks...The male narrator reads clearly and unemotionally, presenting the facts as Adler reports them...A good… Read More →

Adele: Soulful Singer

From the Series Pop Culture Bios

You probably know Adele as the powerful, Grammy Award-winning soul singer of hits like "Rolling in the Deep" and "Set Fire to the Rain." But did you know that she:… • was almost expelled from Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 782.42164092

Alice Waters and the Trip to Delicious

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

Come along with Chef Alice Waters on a wonderful trip to Delicious! She learned as a child, and wants all children to share with her, the joy of tasting real food that begins not in the… Read More →

  • Dewey: 641

Alternate Reality Game Designer Jane McGonigal

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Do you like the challenge and adventure of video games? As Jane McGonigal was growing up, she had fun playing early video games. As an adult, she saw games as an outlet for problem solving… Read More →

  • Lexile: 790
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 794.8'1526

Animal Scientist and Activist Jane Goodall

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Do you enjoy visiting animals at the zoo or playing with pets? As a child, Jane Goodall loved watching and interacting with animals. As an adult, she became a scientist working with… Read More →

  • Lexile: 820
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 599.8092

Annika Sorenstam, 2nd Edition

From the Series Sports Heroes and Legends

Think you know all there is to know about Annika Sorenstam? Well, did you know that: * The first LPGA tournament she ever won was a major—the 1995 U.S. Open? * As a child, she dreamed of… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.9
  • Dewey: 796.352092

Astronaut and Physicist Sally Ride

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Have you ever dreamed of going to outer space? When Sally Ride was a little girl, she watched on TV as astronaut John Glenn launched into space. Twenty years later, she became the first… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • ATOS: 5.6
  • Dewey: 629.45/0092 [B]

Astronaut Mae Jemison

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

While watching Star Trek on television as a child, Mae Jemison was certain she would one day visit space. As an adult, she made this dream a reality when she became the first black female… Read More →

  • Lexile: 790
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 629.450092

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

Babe Didrikson Zaharias: All-Around Athlete

From the Series On My Own Biography

Babe Didrikson was running and jumping hedges at the age of eight. Her dedication to training and practicing resulted in her becoming one of the greatest woman athletes of the century… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 796.352'092

Bessie Coleman: Daring to Fly

From the Series On My Own Biography

High in the sky, Bessie Coleman could soar like a bird. She was free--at least until she landed. As a black woman in the 1920s, she wasn't allowed to learn how to fly. Forced to travel to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 629.13'092

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
Fall 2018

Beyoncé: The Queen of Pop

From the Series Gateway Biographies

From scoring hit after hit on the R & B and pop music charts to slaying it onscreen as an actor, Beyoncé does it all. Explore the personal and professional life of Queen Bey and follow… Read More →

  • Lexile: 960
  • Dewey: 782.42164092 [B]

Beyond Little Women: A Story about Louisa May Alcott

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

More than a century after Louisa May Alcott wrote them, classics such as Little Women, Little Men, and Jo’s Boys continue to be read and treasured by readers around the world. Alcott began… Read More →

  • Lexile: 950
  • ATOS: 6.3
  • Dewey: 813'.4
Fall 2018

Breanna Stewart

From the Series Sports All-Stars (Lerner ™ Sports)

Breanna Stewart is a talented basketball player for the Seattle Storm. She was the first overall pick in the 2016 Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) draft. That same season she… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • Dewey: 796.323092 [B]
Spring 2019

Bumba Books ® — Sports Superstars — E-Book Set

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Sports Superstars

Series

Introduce emergent readers to the lives of their favorite sports players! High-interest topics, eye-catching photos, and accessible text are sure to excite kids as they learn more about… Read More →

Spring 2019

Bumba Books ® — Sports Superstars — Library Bound Set

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Sports Superstars

Series

Introduce emergent readers to the lives of their favorite sports players! High-interest topics, eye-catching photos, and accessible text are sure to excite kids as they learn more about… Read More →

Spring 2019

Bumba Books ® — Sports Superstars — Paperback Set

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Sports Superstars

Series

Introduce emergent readers to the lives of their favorite sports players! High-interest topics, eye-catching photos, and accessible text are sure to excite kids as they learn more about… Read More →

Carli Lloyd

From the Series Amazing Athletes

Soccer hero Carli Lloyd knows how to score goals when her team needs them the most. She is one of the top players on the United States Women's National Team (USWNT). At the 2008 Olympic Games… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 790

Carly Patterson

From the Series Amazing Athletes

Carly Patterson electrified American audiences with her performance at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens. Displyaing amazing poise, this sixteen-year-old helped the U.S. women's gymnastics… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 796.44'092

Civil Rights Pioneer: A Story about Mary Church Terrell

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Mary Church Terrell grew up after the Civil War with many opportunities. Although she received an excellent education and had a distinguished teaching career, Mary grew up African American in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 930
  • ATOS: 6.1
  • Dewey: 323'.092

Computer Scientist Jean Bartik

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Do you love solving problems with mathematics? So did groundbreaking computer programmer Jean Bartik. She turned her passion for math into a successful career in what was then a brand-new… Read More →

  • Lexile: 950
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 005.1092