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Red Scarf Girl: A Memoir of the Cultural Revolution

by Ji-li Jiang

Publishers Weekly Best Book * ALA Best Book for Young Adults * ALA Notable Children's Book * ALA Booklist Editors' Choice

Moving, honest, and deeply personal, Red Scarf Girl is the incredible true story of one...

Eleanor Roosevelt, Fighter for Justice

by Ilene Cooper

Eleanor Roosevelt, Fighter for Justice shows young readers how the former First Lady evolved from a poor little rich girl to a protector and advocate for those without a voice. Though now seen as a cultural...

Abraham Lincoln

by Teri Kanefield

The third installment of the Making of America series, Abraham Lincoln, tells of one of our most beloved presidents. Born in a cabin deep in the backwoods of Kentucky, growing up in a family considered “the...

Andrew Jackson

by Teri Kanefield

Andrew Jackson tells the story of one of our most controversial presidents.


Born in the Carolina backwoods, Jackson joined the American Revolutionary War at the age of thirteen. After a reckless youth of...

Facing Frederick

by Tonya Bolden

Frederick Douglass (1818–1895) is best known for the telling of his own emancipation. But there is much more to Douglass’s story than his time spent enslaved and his famous autobiography. Facing Frederick...

Alexander Hamilton

by Teri Kanefield

The America that Alexander Hamilton knew was largely agricultural and built on slave labor. He envisioned something else: a multi-racial, urbanized, capitalistic America with a strong central government. He...

Strong Voices

by Tonya Bolden, Cokie Roberts & Eric Velasquez

Strong Voices: Fifteen American Speeches Worth Knowing is a collection of significant speeches, made both by those who held the reins of power and those who didn’t, at significant times in American history....


by Michael Hamdan

On June 15, 2002, Michael Hamdan overheard a cell phone conversation threatening the security of his city and country. Someone was planning to hit Las Vegas on the day of freedom. A possible terrorist attack...


by Abraham Resnick

The book is a synoptic yet informative biographical account of the life of Vladimir Ilyick Ulyanov, one of the foremost revolutionary leaders of the twentieth century. Commonly known as Lenin, he was the founder...

Andrew Jackson

by Teri Kanefield

Born in the Carolina backwoods, Andrew Jackson joined the American Revolutionary War at the age of thirteen. After a reckless youth of gunfights, gambling, and general mischief, he rose to national fame as the...

National Geographic Kids Readers: Alexander Hamilton (Readers)

by National Geographic Kids & Libby Romero

Fans of American history and the hit Broadway play are sure to enjoy the true story of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton in this Level 3 biographical Reader from National Geographic Kids.

Learn all about the...

Margaret Thatcher : The Iron Lady Who Made History - Biography 3rd Grade | Children's Biography Books

by Baby Professor

Margaret Thatcher served as the Prime Minister of the UK. She was dubbed as the Iron Lady because of her policies. What were these policies, you ask? Well, you have to open this book to find out. You will also...

Journey to the Presidency: Biography of Donald Trump | Children's Biography Books

by Baby Professor

Donald Trump is the 45th president of the United States. Unlike other elected leaders of this nation, Trump has had zero experience in politics and so played the underdog during the campaign period. For those...

Vladimir Lenin's Soviet Union - Biography for Kids 9-12 | Children's Biography Books

by Baby Professor

Who was Vladimir Lenin and what significant contribution did he give to earn a place in history books? Reading biographical accounts of famous personalities will give you an idea on how success is made. You...

Julius Caesar : The Roman General and Dictator Who Was Loved By His People - Biography of Famous People | Children's Biography Books

by Baby Professor

Julius Caesar may have been a “dictator” but he was deeply loved by his people. Why is that? How come a Roman general and dictator is well loved by everyone in the nation? This biography book will allow...

Adolf Hitler - What Started World War 2 - Biography 6th Grade | Children's Biography Books

by Baby Professor

Say “Hitler” and people would automatically think of evil and Jews. Adolf Hitler was responsible for the Holocaust, wherein thousands of Jews were killed. But what made Hitler craft anti-Jew legislation?...

Notorious RBG Young Readers' Edition

by Irin Carmon & Shana Knizhnik

The New York Times bestselling biography Notorious RBG—whose concept originated with a Tumblr page of the same name—is now available in a vibrant, full-color young readers’ edition.

Supreme Court Justice...

IraqiGirl: Diary of a Teenage Girl in Iraq

by IraqiGirl

In a country torn apart by war, a teenage girl blogs her story of family, friendship, and life under American occupation.

Dorothea Dix: Advocate for Mental Health Care

by Margaret Muckenhoupt

By exposing the sickening conditions people with mental illness endured in jails, almshouses, and basement cells, Dorothea Dix (1802-1887) single-handedly transformed the U.S. system of mental health care in...

Colin Powell

by Gregg Lewis & Deborah Shaw Lewis

Take an up-close and personal look into the lives of some well-known Christians who are successful leaders in their careers. The Today’s Heroes series features everyday people who overcame great adversity...