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Biographies for Children

The following are all part of the Step Into Reading series for children which appeals mostly to Kindergarten-3rd graders. The stories are told in a friendly but informative manner with just the right amount of text on the page. Great for read-alouds or read-alones!

Martin Luther King, Jr. by Kitson Jaznka

Abe Lincoln’s Hat by Martha Brenner

The True Story of Pocahontas by Lucille Recht Penner

Escape North The Story of Harriet Tubman by Monica Kulling

Listen Up! Alexander Graham Bell’s Talking Machine by Monica Kulling

Lewis and Clark: A Prairie Dog for the President by Shirley Raye Redmond

Eat My Dust! Henry Ford’s First Race by Monica Kulling

Helen Keller: Courage in the Dark by Johanna Hurwitz

The Great Houdini by Monica Kulling

George Washington and the General’s Dog by Frank Murphy

Thomas Jefferson’s Feast by Frank Murphy

Johnny Appleseed: My Story by David L. Harrison

The following are part of the National Geographic Kids series and include great details and photos. They are short readers (usually 32 pages) and are great for read-alouds.

Abraham Lincoln by Caroline Crosson Gilpin

Martin Luther King, Jr. By Kitson Jaznycka

The following are picture books.

Young Rosa Parks by Anne Benjamin

The Story of Ruby Bridges by Robert Coles