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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 →

  • Dewey: 940.53/18092 [B]
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 →

  • Dewey: 796.332092 [B]
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 →

  • Dewey: 294.3/923092 [B]
Fall 2019

Lin-Manuel Miranda: Revolutionary Playwright, Composer, and Actor

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Playwright and Broadway star Lin-Manuel Miranda is best known as the mind behind the smash-hit musical Hamilton. This title explores Hamilton and Miranda's other works, as well as his life off-stage. Read More →

  • Dewey: 792.02/8092 [B]
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]
Spring 2019

Gateway Biographies Spring 2019 New Releases — 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
Spring 2019

Kim Jong Un: Secretive North Korean Leader

From the Series Gateway Biographies

In 2017 the secretive Asian country of North Korea publicly demonstrated its arsenal of new bombs, missiles, and cyber and chemical weapons. For years, North Korea had isolated itself from… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1050
  • Dewey: 951.9305/2092 [B]
Spring 2019

Martin Luther King Jr.: Walking in the Light

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Martin Luther King Jr. was an influential and inspiring leader of the Civil Rights Movement in the 1950s and 1960s. His life, work, and death are brought to life for readers like never before. Read More →

  • Lexile: 1020
  • Dewey: 323.092 [B]
Spring 2019

Never Again: The Parkland Shooting and the Teen Activists Leading a Movement

From the Series Gateway Biographies

This biography of a movement and the teen activists behind it delves into the quest for gun safety legislation in light of the tragic shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1000
Spring 2019

Taylor Swift: Superstar Singer and Songwriter

From the Series Gateway Biographies

From her early career in country music to her chart-topping pop hits, learn more about singer-songwriter Taylor Swift, one of the best-selling musical artists of all time. Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • Dewey: 782.421642092 [B]
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
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 782.42164092 [B]
Fall 2018

Gateway Biographies Fall 2018 New Releases — Library Bound Set: New for Fall 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: $191.94
  • Your Price: $143.95
  • 6 titles
Fall 2018

John McCain: The Courage of Conviction

From the Series Gateway Biographies

This timely title examines the remarkable life and death of John McCain, from his time as a decorated war veteran to elder statesman. Accessible text and plentiful photos cover McCain's early… Read More →

  • Lexile: 950
  • ATOS: 6.4
  • Dewey: 328.73/092 [B]
Fall 2018

Markus "Notch" Persson: Minecraft Mogul

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson has always loved programming. Find out how he translated his childhood passion for writing code into a multi-million dollar career as the mind behind… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 794.8092 [B]
Fall 2018

Neil deGrasse Tyson: Star Astrophysicist

From the Series Gateway Biographies

In addition to speaking about challenging scientific topics for a variety of news sources, Neil deGrasse Tyson is director of a New York planetarium, hosts a science podcast, and has a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • ATOS: 6.5
  • Dewey: 523.01092 [B]
Fall 2018

Prince Harry & Meghan: Royals for a New Era

From the Series Gateway Biographies

American actress Meghan Markle is not a typical royal. Upon hearing the news of her engagement to Prince Harry, royal watchers cheered the addition of a woman of color to the royal family… Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • ATOS: 6.5
  • Dewey: 941.086092/2 [B]
Fall 2018

Reshma Saujani: Girls Who Code Founder

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Reshma Saujani is an attorney and the first Indian American woman to run for US Congress. She later founded Girls Who Code to help close the gender gap in technology. This inspiring biography… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • ATOS: 6.2
  • Dewey: 340.092 [B]

Gal Gadot: Soldier, Model, Wonder Woman

From the Series Gateway Biographies

In 2017 the movie Wonder Woman became a box-office hit, breaking records and earning hundreds of millions of dollars. Israeli actor Gal Gadot played Wonder Woman—a fierce and compassionate… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • Dewey: 792.02/8092 [B]

Gateway Biographies Spring 2018 New Releases — 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

John Lewis: Courage in Action

From the Series Gateway Biographies

John Lewis is known as one of the most courageous leaders of the civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s. Inspired as a boy by the words of Martin Luther King, Jr., Lewis would go on to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 870
  • Dewey: 328.73/092 B

Ivanka Trump: A Brand of Her Own

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Ivanka Trump may have come to fame as the daughter of prominent businessman, TV personality, and President Donald Trump—but she has plenty to be proud of on her own. In establishing herself… Read More →

  • Lexile: 970
  • Dewey: 973.933092 [B]

Donald Trump: Outspoken Personality and President

From the Series Gateway Biographies

On June 16, 2015, Donald Trump announced his candidacy for president of the United States. The celebrity businessman and reality TV show host went on to win the presidency in 2016. Trump has… Read More →

  • Lexile: 950
  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: 973.932092 [B]

Muhammad Ali: The Greatest

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Muhammad Ali, born Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr., was known for his battles in the ring as well as his achievements outside of it. An outspoken activist, he joined the Nation of Islam and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 796.83092 [B]

Prince: The Man, the Symbol, the Music

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Prince Rogers Nelson wrote his first song at age seven, and soon taught himself to play the piano, drums, and guitar. In the early 1980s, Prince wondered how to make his music—a mix of pop… Read More →

  • Lexile: 990
  • ATOS: 6.4
  • Dewey: 781.66092 [B]