Biographies

This selection of books details the lives of courageous historical figures.

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  • Inventors Who Changed The World

    "The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time." -Thomas Edison

    From the curiosity of Leonardo da Vinci to the dedication of Marie Curie, Inventors Who Changed the World is a young child's first introduction to the brilliant people who taught us the meaning of perseverance ...

  • Nelson Mandela

    Discover the dramatic and inspirational story of Nelson Mandela. This biographical storybook tells the true history of Mandela's courageous life - from young boy to president of South Africa. His lifelong quest to establish equality for people of all colors led him to fight apartheid and segregat...

  • Courageous People Who Changed the World

    “You have within you the strength… to change the world.” -Harriet Tubman



    From Abraham Lincoln to Rosa Parks, Courageous People who Changed the World is a perfect introduction to historical figures who stood up to make a difference in the world. The heroic true stories are told through simple t...

  • Ellington Was Not a Street

    In this reflective poetic tribute, the author remembers growing up when many of the great figures in African-American history gathered in her family home to talk, share ideas and even sing.

  • Abe's Honest Words

    From the time he was a young boy roaming the forests of the unsettled Midwest, Abraham Lincoln knew in his heart that slavery was deeply wrong. The passion for humanity that defined Lincoln's life shines through in this portrait of a truly great American president.

    Abe's Honest Words brings hist...

  • John, Paul, George & Ben

    American History has never been so fun. This humorous take on America's founding fathers will have kids laughing along as they learn important facts. Follow four young lads — John (Hancock), Paul (Revere), George (Washington), and Ben (Franklin) — and learn about their unique traits that helped t...