Juvenile / Biography & Autobiography

New Releases / Page 5

icon Subscribe to feed

Browse

Best Selling

New Releases

Our selection

Awards

 

Category

Delete Biography & Autobiography

 

In category

Music (305)

Historical (106)

Sports & Recreation (101)

Cultural Heritage (48)

Women (41)

Science & Technology (40)

Political (34)

Literary (31)

Performing Arts (29)

Art (10)

Religious (9)

Social Activists (8)

 

Price

All

Free

Below $ 5

$ 5 - $ 10

$ 10 - $ 15

Delete Price range

From :
To :
OK

 

Language

English (807)

French (0)

German (0)

Spanish (15)

Italian (5)

 

Protection

All (844)

DRM Free (37)

DRM (807)

More options

Microwave Man: Percy Spencer and His Sizzling Invention

by Sara L. Latta

Most people love microwave popcorn or a warm snack from the microwave. But before 1975, homes did not have this great device! How did Percy Spencer go from a small town mill worker to the inventor of one of...


The Coolest Inventor: Willis Haviland Carrier and His Air Conditioner

by Alison Eldridge & Stephen Eldridge

Icy cold air conditioning is very common in many people's lives. But there was a time when this popular luxury did not exist. People had to think of other ways to keep cool on hot, humid days. It was also too...


The Chocolate Chip Cookie Queen: Ruth Wakefield and Her Yummy Invention

by Carmen Bredeson

Sometimes inventing can be sweet. Author Carmen Bredeson explores the creation of everyone's favorite cookie in THE CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE QUEEN. Find out about Ruth Wakefield, the Toll House Inn, and the invention...


Birth School Metallica Death, Volume 1: The Biography

by Paul Brannigan & Ian Winwood

The first part of the definitive, two-volume biography of Metallica, the biggest hard rock band in the world.


Buck 'Em!: The Autobiography of Buck Owens

by Randy Poe & Buck Owens

(Book). Buck 'Em! The Autobiography of Buck Owens is the life story of a country music legend. Born in Texas and raised in Arizona, Buck eventually found his way to Bakersfield, California. Unlike the vast majority...


Decca Studios and Klooks Kleek: West Hampstead's Musical Heritage Remembered

by Dick Weindling & Marianne Colloms

Considerable attention has been given to the EMI Abbey Road Studios in St Johns Wood, particularly because of their association with the Beatles. In contrast, very little has been written about their great rivals...


Who Was Alexander Graham Bell?

by Bonnie Bader & David Groff

Did you know that Bell's amazing invention--the telephone--stemmed from his work on teaching the deaf? Both his mother and wife were deaf. Or, did you know that in later years he refused to have a telephone...


Being Frank: My Time with Frank Zappa

by Nigey Lennon

Since his untimely death from prostate cancer in 1993, the legend of iconoclastic musician Frank Zappa has continued to grow. The years following his passing have seen the publication of numerous books, both...


The Mad Potter

by Jan Greenberg & Sandra Jordan

When George Ohr's trove of pottery was discovered in 1967, years after his death, his true genius was discovered with it. The world could finally see how unique this artist really was! Born in 1856 in Biloxi,...


America's Songs II: Songs from the 1890s to the Post-War Years

by Michael Lasser

America's Songs II: Songs from the 1890's to the Post-War Years continues to tell the stories behind popular songs in our country's history, serving as a sequel to the bestselling America's Songs: Stories Behind...


DJ Culture in the Mix: Power, Technology, and Social Change in Electronic Dance Music

by Bernardo Attias, Anna Gavanas & Hillegonda Rietveld

The DJ stands at a juncture of technology, performance and culture in the increasingly uncertain climate of the popular music industry, functioning both as pioneer of musical taste and gatekeeper of the music...


Patrick Turns His Play Into Pay

by Shani Muhammad, Patrick Muhammad & Natalie Jurosky

"Patrick Turns His Play Into Pay" is a picture book, based on a true story. It details the journey of an entrepreneur, Patrick Muhammad through the eyes of a child. The book uses illustrations that are vivid...


Josephine: The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker

by Patricia Hruby Powell & Christian Robinson

In exuberant verse and stirring pictures, Patricia Hruby Powell and Christian Robinson create an extraordinary portrait for young people of the passionate performer and civil rights advocate Josephine Baker,...


Cody Simpson: Welcome to Paradise: My Journey

by Cody Simpson

The first official all-access look into the life of singing sensation Cody Simpson. Follow Cody as he goes from singing cover songs in his bedroom to opening sold-out concerts for Justin Bieber. With never-before-seen...


Sweet Feet: Samantha Gordon¿s Winning Season

by Samantha Gordon with Ari Bruening

This autobiography of 10-year-old football sensation Samantha "Sweet Feet" Gordon will inspire all girls to never take "no" for an answer


Who Did It First?: Great Rhythm and Blues Cover Songs and Their Original Artists

by Bob Leszczak

The first in a series devoted to the story of great songs and their revivals, Who Did It First? is the perfect playlist builder. Whether quizzing friends at a party, answering a radio station contest, or simply...


Who Was Davy Crockett?

by Gail Herman, Robert Squier & Nancy Harrison

Davy Crockett, the King of the Wild Frontier, is a man of legend. He is said to have killed his first bear when he was three years old. His smile alone killed another, and he skinned a bear by forcing him to...


Jack: The Early Years of John F. Kennedy

by Ilene Cooper

We all know him as our 35th president, but who was John F. Kennedy before he took political office? Ilene Cooper effortlessly takes us through the young life of one of our most influential leaders, for a reading...


Gerald Finzi: His Life and Music

by Diana McVeagh

Gerald Finzi is one of the best-known modern English composers. While he is especially famous as a song-writer, for his sensitive settings of poets such as Hardy and Wordsworth, he also wrote in other genres;...


Elgar the Music Maker

by Diana McVeagh

"The new Diana McVeagh book on Elgar is first-rate," wrote Gerald Finzi of her earlier study of the composer, published in 1955. In the completely new 'Elgar the Music Maker' she harvests five decades of thoughts...