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Robert Pattinson

by Isabelle Adams & Amy Howe

Here's everything you need to know about gorgeous Robert Pattinson. From his early days in amateur theater . . . to landing the role of Cedric Diggory in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire . . . to the amazing...

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...

Harry Houdini (The First Names Series)

by Kjartan Poskitt & Geraint Ford

Discover the man behind the magic and see how Houdini pulled off his most daring escapes


Before Harry Houdini (1874–1926) became the greatest magician in the world, he was just little Ehrich Weisz, a Hungarian-born...

Feed Your Mind

by Jen Bryant & Cannaday Chapman

A celebration of August Wilson’s journey from a child in Pittsburgh to one of America’s greatest playwrights


August Wilson (1945–2005) was a two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright who had a particular...

You Are My Friend

by Aimee Reid & Matt Phelan

A heartwarming picture book that celebrates the work of Mister Rogers and carries on his legacy of kindness


Mister Rogers is one of the most beloved television personalities, but before he was the man who...

JoJo's Guide to the Sweet Life

by Jojo Siwa

You might recognize firecracker JoJo Siwa from Abby?s Ultimate Dance Competition, or maybe you fell in love with her on Dance Moms. JoJo?s nonfiction middle-grade debut is the next generation?s version of a...


by Duncan Tonatiuh

Award-winning author and illustrator Duncan Tonatiuh tells the story of Amalia Hernández, dancer and founder of El Ballet Folklórico de México.

Published in time for the 100th anniversary of Hernández?s...

From Soul Singing to Opera Soup

by Dr. Lori Brown Mirabal

With lots of amusing surprises along the way, Lori Mirabals first book tells the heart warming and inspirational story about how she became an award-winning opera singer and performed throughout the world. This...

Aspire, Act, Achieve

by Thurman W. Robins Ed.D.

Various events happen in all of our lives which have lasting effects. Some events have profound meanings in our lives, while others have little or marginal impact. Involvement in sports influenced the authors...

National Geographic Kids Readers: Walt Disney (National Geographic Kids Readers: Level 3)

by Barbara Kramer & National Geographic Kids

Fans of Disneyland, Disney World, and all things Disney are sure to enjoy learning all about the fascinating founder, Walt Disney.

This new biographic reader reveals the interesting, enchanting life of one of...

Bold and Blessed

by Trinitee Stokes & Angela Bassett

In her first ever book, Trinitee Stokes—best known as Judy Cooper from Disney Channel’s K.C. Undercover—features Trinitee’s answers to real fans about friends, faith, and fame, empowering girls and boys...

Dazzling Women Dancers

by Anne Dublin

The women profiled here have become masters of their art, dancing and choreographing their way around the world. All of them have helped transform their style of dance, paving the way for the next generation....

Fantastic Female Filmmakers

by Suzanne Simoni

Women have been writing, producing and directing movies since filmmaking began in the early 1900s. From taming wild dogs to filming from the open door of a plane to being nominated for an academy award, women...

Believing in Books: The Story of Lillian Smith

by Sydell Waxman

This biography is the story of a child who took her love of childrens' books and found a way to share it with the world as she grew up. Her voice would be the first to carry the message of childrens' right to...

Struggling for Perfection: The Story of Glenn Gould

by Vladimir Konieczny

Struggling for Perfection is the story of the famous pianist, an enigmatic figure who made some of the most acclaimed classical recordings of the last century. The book is illustrated with sketches and archival...

Jazz Makers: Vanguards of Sound

by Alyn Shipton

Jazz Makers gathers together short biographies of more than 50 of jazzs greatest stars, from its early beginnings to the present. The stories of these innovative instrumentalists, bandleaders, and composers...