Biography


 

Escape!: The Story of The Great Houdini Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780060850968
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Published: Greenwillow Books - April 22nd, 2008

Mary Wears What She Wants Cover Image
By Keith Negley, Keith Negley (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062846792
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Published: Balzer + Bray - January 15th, 2019

Martin & Mahalia: His Words, Her Song Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316070133
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - July 30th, 2013

Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316213882
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 25th, 2016

Who Was Alexander Hamilton? (Who Was?) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780399544279
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Published: Penguin Workshop - August 22nd, 2017

Who Was King Tut? (Who Was?) Cover Image
By Roberta Edwards, Who HQ, True Kelley (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448443607
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Published: Penguin Workshop - March 2nd, 2006

Who Was Martin Luther King, Jr.? (Who Was?) Cover Image
By Bonnie Bader, Who HQ, Elizabeth Wolf (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448447230
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Published: Penguin Workshop - December 27th, 2007

Who Was Walt Disney? (Who Was?) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780448450520
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Published: Penguin Workshop - April 16th, 2009

Who Is Barack Obama? (Who Was?) Cover Image
By Roberta Edwards, Who HQ, John O'Brien (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448453309
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Published: Penguin Workshop - December 24th, 2009

Who Was Rosa Parks? (Who Was?) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780448454429
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Published: Penguin Workshop - December 23rd, 2010

Who Was Jackie Robinson? (Who Was?) Cover Image
By Gail Herman, Who HQ, John O'Brien (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448455570
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Published: Penguin Workshop - December 23rd, 2010

Who Is J.K. Rowling? (Who Was?) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780448458724
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Published: Penguin Workshop - August 2nd, 2012

Who Was Roald Dahl? (Who Was?) Cover Image
By True Kelley, Who HQ, Stephen Marchesi (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448461465
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Published: Penguin Workshop - August 30th, 2012

Who Was Sally Ride? (Who Was?) Cover Image
By Megan Stine, Who HQ, Ted Hammond (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448466873
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Published: Penguin Workshop - May 16th, 2013

Who Is Michelle Obama? (Who Was?) Cover Image
By Megan Stine, Who HQ, John O'Brien (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448478630
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Published: Penguin Workshop - August 15th, 2013

Who Was Marie Curie? (Who Was?) Cover Image
By Megan Stine, Who HQ, Ted Hammond (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448478968
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Published: Penguin Workshop - August 7th, 2014

Who Was Frederick Douglass? (Who Was?) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780448479118
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Published: Penguin Workshop - December 26th, 2014

Who Is Gloria Steinem? (Who Was?) Cover Image
By Sarah Fabiny, Who HQ, Max Hergenrother (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448482385
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Published: Penguin Workshop - December 26th, 2014

Who Was Edgar Allan Poe? (Who Was?) Cover Image
By Jim Gigliotti, Who HQ, Tim Foley (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448483115
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Published: Penguin Workshop - August 11th, 2015

Who Is Hillary Clinton? (Who Was?) Cover Image
By Heather Alexander, Who HQ, Dede Putra (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448490151
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Published: Penguin Workshop - August 2nd, 2016

Turning Pages: My Life Story Cover Image
By Sonia Sotomayor, Lulu Delacre (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525514084
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Published: Philomel Books - September 4th, 2018

Just Ask!: Be Different, Be Brave, Be You Cover Image
By Sonia Sotomayor, Rafael López (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525514121
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Published: Philomel Books - September 3rd, 2019

She Persisted Around the World: 13 Women Who Changed History Cover Image
By Chelsea Clinton, Alexandra Boiger (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525516996
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Published: Philomel Books - March 6th, 2018

Bold & Brave: Ten Heroes Who Won Women the Right to Vote Cover Image
By Kirsten Gillibrand, Maira Kalman (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780525579014
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - November 13th, 2018

Dissenter on the Bench: Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Life and Work Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780544973640
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Published: Clarion Books - June 4th, 2019

Duke Ellington: The Piano Prince and His Orchestra Cover Image
By Andrea Pinkney, Brian Pinkney (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780786814206
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - January 1st, 2007

Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Tales of Extraordinary Women Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780997895810
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Published: Rebel Girls - November 10th, 2016

Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls 2 Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780997895827
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Published: Rebel Girls - November 20th, 2017

The Fierce 44: Black Americans Who Shook Up the World Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781328940629
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - December 24th, 2019

Trombone Shorty Cover Image
By Troy Andrews, Bryan Collier (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781419714658
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - April 14th, 2015

Me, Frida Cover Image
By Amy Novesky, David Diaz (Illustrator)
$9.95
ISBN: 9781419715167
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - March 10th, 2015

Cloth Lullaby: The Woven Life of Louise Bourgeois Cover Image
By Amy Novesky, Isabelle Arsenault (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781419718816
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - March 1st, 2016

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I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark Cover Image
By Debbie Levy, Elizabeth Baddeley (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781481465595
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - September 20th, 2016

The origin story of real-life superhero RBG is just as cool and meaningful as Batman, or whatever.

— Katy


Frederick's Journey: The Life of Frederick Douglass (A Big Words Biography #8) Cover Image
By Doreen Rappaport, London Ladd (Illustrator), London Ladd (Cover design or artwork by)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781484749593
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - December 4th, 2018

Helen's Big World: The Life of Helen Keller (A Big Words Biography #4) Cover Image
By Doreen Rappaport, Matt Tavares (Illustrator), Matt Tavares (Cover design or artwork by)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781484749609
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - May 9th, 2017

Jack's Path of Courage: The Life of John F. Kennedy (A Big Words Biography #3) Cover Image
By Doreen Rappaport, Matt Tavares (Illustrator), Matt Tavares (Cover design or artwork by)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781484749616
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 11th, 2016

The Roots of Rap: 16 Bars on the 4 Pillars of Hip-Hop Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781499804119
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Published: little bee books - January 8th, 2019

Magic Ramen: The Story of Momofuku Ando Cover Image
By Andrea Wang, Kana Urbanowicz (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781499807035
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Published: little bee books - March 5th, 2019

She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World Cover Image
By Chelsea Clinton, Alexandra Boiger (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524741723
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Published: Philomel Books - May 30th, 2017

Kid Authors: True Tales of Childhood from Famous Writers (Kid Legends #4) Cover Image
By David Stabler, Doogie Horner (Illustrator)
$13.95
ISBN: 9781594749872
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Published: Quirk Books - October 10th, 2017

Kid Activists: True Tales of Childhood from Champions of Change (Kid Legends #6) Cover Image
$13.95
ISBN: 9781683691419
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Published: Quirk Books - September 24th, 2019

Viva Frida Cover Image
By Yuyi Morales, Tim O'Meara (Photographs by)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781596436039
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - September 2nd, 2014

Women in Sports: 50 Fearless Athletes Who Played to Win (Women in Science) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781607749783
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Published: Ten Speed Press - July 18th, 2017

A Likkle Miss Lou: How Jamaican Poet Louise Bennett Coverley Found Her Voice Cover Image
By Nadia Hohn, Eugenie Fernandes (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781771473507
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Published: Owlkids - August 13th, 2019

Young Gifted and Black: Meet 52 Black Heroes from Past and Present Cover Image
By Jamia Wilson, Andrea Pippins (Illustrator)
$22.99
ISBN: 9781786031587
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Published: Wide Eyed Editions - February 1st, 2018

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40 Inspiring Icons: Greek Gods and Heroes: Meet 40 mythical immortals Cover Image
By Sylvie Baussier, Almasty (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781786031433
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Published: Wide Eyed Editions - August 2nd, 2018

Boy howdy am I ever sick of biography collections for children. If I see one more anthology of Women Who Broke The Rules Exclamation Point I'm going to lay down and let a 200 copy shipment of Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls crush me to death Crucible-style. We don't need all of those books. We really only need these ones.

— Cristin


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40 Inspiring Icons: People of Peace: Meet 40 amazing activists Cover Image
By Sandrine Mirza, Le Duo (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781786031440
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Published: Wide Eyed Editions - May 3rd, 2018

Boy howdy am I ever sick of biography collections for children. If I see one more anthology of Women Who Broke The Rules Exclamation Point I'm going to lay down and let a 200 copy shipment of Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls crush me to death Crucible-style. We don't need all of those books. We really only need these ones.

— Cristin


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40 Inspiring Icons: Music Legends: Meet 40 pop and rock stars Cover Image
By Hervé Guilleminot, Jérôme Masi (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781786031457
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Published: Wide Eyed Editions - August 2nd, 2018

Boy howdy am I ever sick of biography collections for children. If I see one more anthology of Women Who Broke The Rules Exclamation Point I'm going to lay down and let a 200 copy shipment of Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls crush me to death Crucible-style. We don't need all of those books. We really only need these ones.

— Cristin


40 Inspiring Icons: Black Music Greats: 40 inspiring icons Cover Image
By Olivier Cachin, Jérôme Masi (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781786034717
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Published: Wide Eyed Editions - February 5th, 2019

40 Inspiring Icons: Super Scientists: 40 inspiring icons Cover Image
By Anne Blanchard, Tino (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781786034748
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Published: Wide Eyed Editions - February 5th, 2019

Ella Fitzgerald (Little People, BIG DREAMS #11) Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781786030870
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Published: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - March 1st, 2018

Marie Curie: My First Marie Curie (Little People, BIG DREAMS #6) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781786032539
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Published: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - March 15th, 2018