Gateway Biographies

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, and descriptions of the inspirational sources and experiences that influenced the person’s achievements. Detailed timelines and indexes make these valuable reference resources.

Cover: Albert Einstein: Relativity Rock Star
Cover: Frida Kahlo: Artist and Activist
Cover: Alexander Hamilton: The Story of a Statesman
Title   Lexile GRL ATOS Format Qty
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Gateway Biographies Fall 2018 New Releases — Library Bound Set
Gateway Biographies Fall 2019 New Releases — Library Bound Set Fall 2019
Gateway Biographies — Library Bound Set
Gateway Biographies Spring 2018 New Releases — Library Bound Set
Gateway Biographies Spring 2019 New Releases — Library Bound Set Spring 2019
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Title   Lexile GRL ATOS Format Qty
Aly Raisman: Athlete and Activist Spring 2019 940 6.3
Anne Frank: Out of the Shadows Fall 2019 920
Beyoncé: The Queen of Pop 960 6.0
Colin Kaepernick: From Free Agent to Change Agent Fall 2019 900
Dalai Lama: A Leader in Exile Fall 2019 860
David Karp: The Mastermind behind Tumblr 810 5.7
Donald Trump: Outspoken Personality and President 950 6.6
Gal Gadot: Soldier, Model, Wonder Woman 880
Ivanka Trump: A Brand of Her Own 970
Jennifer Lawrence: Star of The Hunger Games 900 T 5.9
John Green: Star Author, Vlogbrother, and Nerdfighter 940 T 6.0
John Lewis: Courage in Action 870
John McCain: The Courage of Conviction 950 6.4
Kim Jong Un: Secretive North Korean Leader Spring 2019 1050 7.0
Lin-Manuel Miranda: Revolutionary Playwright, Composer, and Actor Fall 2019 1010
Loretta Lynch: First African American Woman Attorney General 1070 7.0
Malala Yousafzai: Shot by the Taliban, Still Fighting for Equal Education 750 5.3
Markus "Notch" Persson: Minecraft Mogul 860 5.7
Martin Luther King Jr.: Walking in the Light Spring 2019 1020 6.6
Michael Jackson: Ultimate Music Legend 860 X 5.8
Muhammad Ali: The Greatest 890 5.9
Nancy Pelosi: First Woman Speaker of the House 920 6.2
Neil deGrasse Tyson: Star Astrophysicist 980 6.5
Nelson Mandela: World Leader for Human Rights 860 T 5.8
Never Again: The Parkland Shooting and the Teen Activists Leading a Movement Spring 2019 1000 6.7
Pope Francis: First Pope from the Americas 900 6.2
Prince Harry & Meghan: Royals for a New Era 980 6.5
Prince: The Man, the Symbol, the Music 990 6.4
Prince William & Kate: A Royal Romance 840 T 5.6
Reshma Saujani: Girls Who Code Founder 940 6.2
Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Iconic Supreme Court Justice 1080 7.0
Sonia Sotomayor: First Hispanic U.S. Supreme Court Justice 940 6.4
Steve Jobs: Technology Innovator and Apple Genius 880 5.8
Taylor Swift: Superstar Singer and Songwriter Spring 2019 980 6.0
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  • New! Fall 2019
  • New! Spring 2019

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Gateway Biographies

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, and descriptions of the inspirational sources and experiences that influenced the person’s… View →