Creative Minds Biographies

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 accompanied by black-and-white illustrations.

Cover: The Country Artist: A Story about Beatrix Potter
Cover: Revolutionary Poet: A Story about Phillis Wheatley
Cover: Stateswoman to the World: A Story about Eleanor Roosevelt
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A Fairy-Tale Life: A Story about Hans Christian Anderson
A Head Full of Notions: A Story about Robert Fulton
A Hunger for Learning: A Story about Booker T. Washington
A Pocketful of Goobers: A Story about George Washington Carver
A World of Knowing: A Story about Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet
Between Two Worlds: A Story about Pearl Buck
Beyond Little Women: A Story about Louisa May Alcott
Bold Composer: A Story about Ludwig van Beethoven
Chocolate by Hershey: A Story about Milton S. Hershey
Civil Rights Pioneer: A Story about Mary Church Terrell
  • Available in limited formats
  • Soon! Fall 2022
  • New! Spring 2022
  • New! Fall 2021

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Creative Minds Biographies

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 accompanied by black-and-white illustrations. View →