Gateway Biographies — Hardcover Set

From the Series Gateway Biographies

29 titles

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

Discover the human side of newsworthy, historical, and pop culture figures, and learn about people leading key social movements or handling crises. Each biography in this easy-reading series is peppered with quotations and stories, accounts of successes and failures, and descriptions of the inspirational sources and experiences that influenced the subject’s achievements. Detailed timelines and indexes make these titles valuable reference resources.

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Adele: Music Megastar New! Spring 2023
Amanda Gorman: Inspiring Hope with Poetry
Billie Eilish: The Rise of a Superstar
The COVID-19 Pandemic: A Coronavirus Timeline
Deb Haaland: First Native American Cabinet Secretary
Dolly Parton: Diamond in a Rhinestone World
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson: From Wrestler to Hollywood Hero New! Spring 2023
Elon Musk: Tesla Founder and Titan of Tech
Greta Thunberg: Climate Crisis Activist
Harry Styles: Chart-Topping Musician and Style Icon New! Fall 2023
Impeachment: Donald Trump and the History of Presidents in Peril
J. R. R. Tolkien: Epic Fantasy Author
Joe Biden: From Scranton to the White House
Kamala Harris: Madam Vice President
Kendrick Lamar: Platinum Rap Artist New! Fall 2023
Ketanji Brown Jackson: First Black Woman on the US Supreme Court New! Spring 2023
LeBron James: NBA Superstar and Activist
Lupita Nyong'o: Actor, Filmmaker, Activist
Madam C.J. Walker: Self-Made Millionaire New! Spring 2023
Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 2nd Edition: Iconic Supreme Court Justice
Sergey Brin: Groundbreaking Google Founder
Simone Biles: Greatest of All Time
Sonia Sotomayor: From the Bronx to the US Supreme Court New! Fall 2023
Stacey Abrams: Champion of Democracy
Stephen Curry: Basketball's Greatest Shooter New! Fall 2023
Stephen Hawking: Celebrated Physicist
The Sunrise Movement: The Climate Revolution Generation New! Spring 2023
US Women's National Soccer Team: Winning On and Off the Field New! Fall 2023
Volodymyr Zelensky: Heroic Leader of Ukraine
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Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 5
Category 5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Narrative Nonfiction, Biography, Diverse Books: Feminism, Diverse Books: Immigration & Refugees, Diverse Books: Mental Health & Neurodiversity, 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: D Relationship Skills, SEL: E Responsible Decision-Making, Social Emotional Learning, Sports
Copyright 2024
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Publication Date 2020-08-01
BISACS JNF007030, JNF007040, JNF007060, JNF007070, JNF007090, JNF007100, JNF007110, JNF007120, JNF007130, JNF010000, JNF012030, JNF018010, JNF018040, JNF024020, JNF025070, JNF025130, JNF025140, JNF025250, JNF030000, JNF036000, JNF036050, JNF036060, JNF037020, JNF038060, JNF043000, JNF051140, JNF051170, JNF054020, JNF054060, JNF054130, JNF054220, JNF057000, JNF061010, JNF071000
Dewey 320.58-975.8/044092 [B]
Lexile 830-1060
Guided Reading Level TBD
ATOS Reading Level 5.6-7.0
Accelerated Reader® Points 1.0