History Maker Biographies

Explore the lives of famous figures found in the core of every history curriculum. Each completely nonfiction book is illustrated with historical photographs and illustrations. Sidebars, a timeline, and entertaining cartoon illustrations further illuminate each subject’s personality.

Cover: Anne Hutchinson
Cover: Barack Obama
Cover: Benjamin Banneker
Title   Lexile GRL ATOS Format Qty
Anne Hutchinson 720 T 4.8
Barack Obama 570 T 4.1
Benjamin Banneker 640 S 4.2
Coretta Scott King 660 R 4.9
Dr. Seuss 540 R 3.7
Franklin D. Roosevelt S 4.8
Jackie Robinson 730 S 4.9
Louis Armstrong 700 S 4.3
Marian Anderson 530 R 3.9
Nat Love 730 S 4.6
Sojourner Truth 620 S 4.5
  • Available in limited formats
  • Soon! Fall 2019
  • New! Spring 2019
  • New! Fall 2018

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History Maker Biographies

Explore the lives of famous figures found in the core of every history curriculum. Each completely nonfiction book is illustrated with historical photographs and illustrations. Sidebars, a timeline, and entertaining cartoon illustrations further illuminate each subject’s personality. View →