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Biographies
Learning about the lives of others and what made them courageous and brave is important to school age children


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Hooray for Inventors!

Illustrated by Marcia Williams

Candlewick Press 2005

Ages: 7 to 10

Topic: Biographies

In a creative, artistic comic book style, Marcia Williams spotlights inventors of the airplane, lightbulb, cosmetics and even the band aid. An index of inventors and inventions appears at the end. This format would fascinate those learning English MORE...


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Eleanor, Quiet No More: The Life of Eleanor Roosevelt

by Doreen Rappaport

Illustrated by Gary Kelley

Hyperion Books for Children 2009

Ages: 7 to 10

Topic: Biographies

With fascinating quotes from diaries, Doreen Rappaport in her elegant style writes a biography of Eleanor Roosevelt, whose life was a beacon for women everywhere. "We must be able to disagree and to consider new ideas and not be afraid." With important dates, selected research sources, and interesting facts, this biography should be the first introduction to this great lady. MORE...


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Abe Lincoln : The Boy Who Loved Books

by Kay Winters

Illustrated by Nancy Carpenter

Aladdin 2006

Ages: 5 to 7

Topic: Biographies

This excellent first biography of Abraham Lincoln is a real tribute to his love of books and the power of words. A wonderful addition to your home library, especially with the full color illustrations on every page. MORE...