Gateway Biographies — Hardcover Set

From the Series Gateway Biographies

42 titles

  • Interest Level: Grade 4 - Grade 8   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 5

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.

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Elon Musk: Tesla Founder and Titan of Tech New! Fall 2021
J. R. R. Tolkien: Epic Fantasy Author New! Fall 2021
Elizabeth Blackwell: Trailblazing Woman Doctor New! Fall 2021
Billie Eilish: The Rise of a Superstar
Impeachment: Donald Trump and the History of Presidents in Peril
Joe Biden: From Scranton to the White House
The COVID-19 Pandemic: A Coronavirus Timeline
Kamala Harris: Madam Vice President
Amy Coney Barrett: Reshaping the Supreme Court New! Fall 2021
Stacey Abrams: Champion of Democracy New! Spring 2022
LeBron James: NBA Superstar and Activist New! Spring 2022
Amanda Gorman: Inspiring Hope with Poetry New! Spring 2022
Never Again: The Parkland Shooting and the Teen Activists Leading a Movement
Lin-Manuel Miranda: Revolutionary Playwright, Composer, and Actor
Colin Kaepernick: From Free Agent to Change Agent
Albert Einstein: Relativity Rock Star
Queen Elizabeth II: Modern Monarch
Frida Kahlo: Artist and Activist
Nancy Pelosi: Political Powerhouse
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: Political Headliner
Alexander Hamilton: The Story of a Statesman
Prince: The Man, the Symbol, the Music
Muhammad Ali: The Greatest
Stephen Hawking: Celebrated Physicist
Sergey Brin: Groundbreaking Google Founder New! Fall 2021
Lupita Nyong'o: Actor, Filmmaker, Activist New! Fall 2021
Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 2nd Edition: Iconic Supreme Court Justice
Lizzo: Breakout Artist
Greta Thunberg: Climate Crisis Activist
John Lewis: Courage in Action
Gal Gadot: Soldier, Model, Wonder Woman
Beyoncé: The Queen of Pop
Neil deGrasse Tyson: Star Astrophysicist
Markus "Notch" Persson: Minecraft Mogul
Taylor Swift: Superstar Singer and Songwriter
John McCain: The Courage of Conviction
Dalai Lama: A Leader in Exile
Anne Frank: Out of the Shadows
Martin Luther King Jr.: Walking in the Light
Kim Jong Un: Secretive North Korean Leader
Prince Harry & Meghan: Royals for a New Era
Aly Raisman: Athlete and Activist
  • Available in limited formats
  • Soon! Fall 2022
  • New! Spring 2022
  • New! Fall 2021
Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 5
Category 5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Narrative Nonfiction, Diverse Books: Feminism, Diverse Books: Immigration & Refugees, Diverse Books: LGBTQIA+, Diverse Books: Physical Disability & Illness, Diverse Books: Race & Ethnicity, Diverse Books: Social Class, Diverse Books: Social Justice, Diversity, SEL: A Self-Awareness, SEL: B Self-Management, SEL: C Social Awareness, SEL: E Responsible Decision-Making, Social Emotional Learning
Copyright 2022
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Publication Date 2017-01-01
Reading Counts! Level 5.6-8.4