Biography


Authors escape war with important manuscripts
Jennifer Minicus | Oct 10 2016 | comment  
A biography about the creators of a beloved monkey

Why character no longer counts in presidential biographies for children
Stephanie Cohen | Oct 4 2016 | comment  
Biographies for children used to have lofty ambitions.

Woman saves 1,000 during WWII
Jane Fagan | Aug 4 2016 | comment  
The story of Nancy Wake, war heroine

The futility of war
Jane Fagan | Oct 20 2014 | comment  
The life of a young girl in Hiroshima during WWII.

The Little Refugee
Clare Cannon | Feb 19 2012 | comment  
Anh's true story is an outstanding one to share with young readers.

The Adventures of Mark Twain by Huckleberry Finn
Clare Cannon | Jan 23 2012 | comment  
What happens if a well known character decides to tell his author's story?

I, Juan de Pareja
Clare Cannon | Jun 11 2011 | comment  
A sensitive fictional account of the life of Juan de Pareja, slave of the painter Velaszquez.

Carry On, Mr. Bowditch
Jennifer Minicus | Jan 10 2011 | comment  
This dramatized biography brings to life the challenges of navigation in the 18th century.

The True Saint Nicholas
Jennifer Minicus | Dec 6 2010 | comment  
Who is the real Santa Claus?

Amos Fortune, Free Man
Jennifer Minicus | Sep 16 2010 | comment  
In this biography of an African slave, Yates demonstrates that to forgive can sometimes be human as well as divine.

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