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Author:
Reeve Lindbergh
Reading Level:
Pre-School,Early Elementary School
Genre:
Non Fiction
A picture book biography of Bessie Coleman, a young African American girl who achieved her dream of flying a plane through the sky, despite the difficulties she encountered because of the color of her skin.
Author:
Laurie Lawlor
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School,Late Elementary School
Genre:
Biography
In celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of Silent Spring, here is a biography of Rachel Carson, the pioneering environmentalist. She wrote Silent Spring to wake people up to the harmful impact humans were having on our planet.
Author:
Sharon Bell Mathis
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School
Genre:
Non Fiction
This illustrated biography tells the story of Ray Charles from his childhood to age 4. It captures Ray’s feelings along his way to stardom.
Author:
Susan Taylor Brown
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School,Late Elementary School
Genre:
Biography
Illustrated biography of Robert Smalls.
Author:
Joanne Oppenheim
Reading Level:
Adult,High School,Middle School
Genre:
Biography
The biography of Stanley Hayami, a Japanese American internee and soldier, told through his diary and letters
Author:
Clayborne Carson
Reading Level:
High School,Adult
Genre:
Non Fiction
Carson, director of the Martin Luther King Jr. Papers, has pieced together an incomplete study of King's life by supplementing his extant autobiographies (e.g., Stride Toward Freedom and Where Do We Go from Here) with previously unpublished and published writings, interviews and speeches.
Author:
Gwenyth Swain
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School,Late Elementary School,Middle School
Genre:
Non Fiction
A biography of Elizabeth Cady Stanton, one of the organizers of the country's fist women's rights convention, which took place in Seneca Falls, New York, in 1848.
Author:
D. J. Herda
Reading Level:
High School,Adult
Genre:
Non Fiction
Biography of civil rights leader Thurgood Marshall.
Author:
Gare Thompson
Reading Level:
Middle School
Genre:
Non Fiction
A biography of a woman who served as First Lady for the longest time, and who was the first President's wife to speak out about important issues.
Author:
Jean Fritz
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School,Middle School
Genre:
Non Fiction
Fritz maintains her reputation for fresh and lively historical writing with this biography of the 19th-century American feminist Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815-1902), imparting to her readers not just a sense of Stanton's accomplishments but a picture of the greater society Stanton strove to change
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