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Who Was Steve Irwin?

by Dina Anastasio & Jim Eldridge

By popular demand, the 100th Who Was...? subject is Steve Irwin!

Steve Irwin did not have a typical childhood. Born in Melbourne, Australia, on February 22, 1962, he was raised on the wildlife park his parents...


EDGE - Dream to Win: Nicola Adams

by Roy Apps & Chris King

It takes blood, sweat and tears to get to the top of any sport, and these short,

inspirational biographies show just how tough it can be. Focusing on top athletes

and sport personalities, each dramatic story...


Bonhoeffer Student Edition

by Eric Metaxas

Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy

In hisáNew York TimesábestselleráBonhoeffer,author Eric Metaxas presents the fullest account of Bonhoeffer's heart-wrenching 1939 decision to leave the safe haven of...


Who Was Mother Teresa?

by Jim Gigliotti & Nancy Harrison

Born a humble girl in what is now Albania, Agnes Bojaxhiu lived a charitable life. She pledged herself to a religious order at the age of 18 and chose the name Sister Teresa, after the patron saint of missionaries....


Unlocking the Truth: Three Brooklyn Teens on Life, Friendship and Making the Band

by Charisse Jones, Unlocking the Truth & Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson

A rock band on the cusp of massive stardom, Unlocking the Truth is made up of three thirteen-year-old African American boys: Malcolm, Jarad, and Alec. When not in school they spend their time as rock stars opening...


Bowie on Bowie: Interviews and Encounters with David Bowie

by Sean Egan

Bowie on Bowie presents some of the best interviews David Bowie has granted in his near five-decade career. Each featured interview traces a new step in his unique journey, successively freezing him in time...


Best of the Beatles: The sacking of Pete Best

by Spencer Leigh

Why was Pete Best sacked from the Beatles? In this unique book, based on extensive research and interviews with those close to the events, Spencer Leigh has gathered the clues together to try and solve the greatest...


It Came From Ohio!

by R.L. Stine

Revised and updated, the autobiography of the Master of Fright, RL Stine! The autobiography of RL Stine, creator of the Goosebumps series, now a motion picture in theaters October 16, 2015! Has he had a horrifying...


Who Was Harriet Beecher Stowe?

by Dana Meachen Rau, Gregory Copeland & Nancy Harrison

Born in Connecticut in 1811, Harriet Beecher Stowe was an abolitionist, author, and playwright. Slavery was a major industry in the American South, and Stowe worked with the Underground Railroad to help escaped...


Who Was Winston Churchill?

by Ellen Labrecque, Jerry Hoare & Nancy Harrison

Born into aristocracy, Churchill cut his teeth as a young army officer in British India, the Sudan, and the Second Boer War. He rose in the ranks to First Lord of the Admiralty and was a staunch opponent of...


Who Was Jacques Cousteau?

by Nico Medina, Dede Putra & Nancy Harrison

Jacques Cousteau is the most famous and beloved name in the world of deep-sea exploration. Cousteau discovered his passion in 1938, when he first used a pair of goggles to dive off the coast of France. During...


100 Pablo Picassos

by Violet Lemay & duopress

Pablo Picasso is one of the most celebrated artists in the world, and this amusing book shows his life in a remarkably original way. By featuring 100 Pablo Picassos throughout the book, young readers will explore...


Julia Child: An Extraordinary Life in Words and Pictures

by Erin Hagar & Joanna Gorham

Julia Child knew how to have fun, and she also knew how to whip up a delightful meal. After traveling around the world working for the U.S. government, Julia found her calling in the kitchen and devoted her...


Leonardo and the pen that drew the future

by Luca Novelli

The figure of Leonardo da Vinci united both the arts and the sciences. On the one hand he was a painter and skilled draftsman, and on the other an inventor and tireless researcher. A legend in his own time,...


EDGE - Dream to Win: Louis Smith

by Roy Apps & Chris King

When Louis Smith was seven he was faced with a choice that would change the course of his whole life. He chose the path of an athlete, but he lacked concentration and was easily distracted. As a punishment his...


Mr Mojo: A Biography of Jim Morrison

by Dylan Jones

In Paris's P�re-Lachaise cemetery, Jim Morrison's graffiti-scrawled tombstone is a place of pilgrimage for local devotees, adolescent hedonists and wayward backpackers alike. Found dead in his bathtub aged...


Nelson Mandela: South African Revolutionary

by Beatrice Gormley

Get a behind-the-scenes glimpse of what it takes to change the world in this comprehensive biography that tells the complete life story of internationally renowned peacemaker Nelson Mandela.

Civil rights activist....


Invisible Girl

by Mariel Hemingway & Ben Greenman

What is it like to be a teen with depressed addicts for parents, a mentally ill sister, and a grandfather who killed himself? In this moving, compelling diary, Mariel Hemingway writes as her teen self to share...


John Prine: In Spite of Himself

by Eddie Huffman

With a range that spans the lyrical, heartfelt songs " Angel from Montgomery," " Sam Stone," and " Paradise" to the classic country music parody " You Never Even Called Me by My Name," John Prine is a songwriter's...


Legends: The Best Players, Games, and Teams in Baseball

by Howard Bryant

“With the LEGENDS series, Howard Bryant brings to life the best that sports has to offer—the heroes, the bitter rivalries, the moments that every sports-loving kid should know.”—Mike Lupica, #1 bestselling...