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The Hero In The Helmet

by Joa Macnalie & Adua Hernandez

The Hero in the Helmet is a biographical children's short-story, written in a third-person narrative, to educate both children and parents alike on the life and legacy of super-star athlete Colin Kaepernick....


Education Is Power

by Lenny Williams & Adua Hernandez

This story is about African-American civil rights activist W.E.B. Du Bois and it teaches children about the need for education. Young W.E.B. Du Bois will be talking about how education gave him the POWER to...


Walk Ride Rodeo

by Amberley Lana Snyder & Gabriel Krekk

This is a story of a cowgirl whose love for horses overpowered all challenges put in her path. Her rodeo career began at a young age and her future was destined for success. A car accident changed Amberley’s...


Who Started the United Farm Workers Union? The Story of Cesar Chavez - Biography of Famous People | Children's Biography Books

by Baby Professor

Cesar Chavez was one tough fellow. He dared to speak out against the injustices that he saw around him, particularly his workplace. It was because he was brave that the United Farm Workers Union was created....


Fidel Castro and His Communist Marxist Government - Biography 5th Grade | Children's Biography Books

by Dissected Lives

What good will reading about Fidel Castro and his Communist Marxist Government do? It will create a solid foundation that will help in the deep understanding of Fidel’s government. The purpose of biography...


Malala Yousafzai : The Girl Who Stood Up Against the Taliban - Biography for Kids 9-12 | Children's Biography Books

by Baby Professor

Malala Yousafzai made headlines worldwide when, as a young girl, she stood up against the Taliban. Her story of bravery has inspired millions and she received many prestigious awards, too. But if you read about...


Fearless Female Journalists

by Joy Crysdale

Ten inspirational biographies of women who risked everything – including their lives – to bring us the world’s stories. Whether reporting from the front lines or the anchor desk, they pushed the boundaries...


Emily Included

by Kathleen McDonnell

The true story of Emily Eaton. Born with severe cerebral palsy, Emily and her family had to fight for her right to go to school with non-disabled children in a regular classroom. Unwilling to take no for an...


Shannen and the Dream for a School

by Janet Wilson

The true story of Shannen Koostachin and the people of Attawapiskat First Nation, a native Cree community in Northern Ontario, who have been fighting for a new school since 1979 when a fuel spill contaminated...


Courageous Women Rebels

by Joy Crysdale

Ten biographies of women reformers from around the world who have made a difference in the realms of politics, social equality, disability, and women’s rights. From the work of abolitionist Sojourner Truth...


Severn and the Day She Silenced the World

by Janet Wilson

Severn Suzuki’s speech at the 1992 Earth Summit in Rio caught the attention of the world. As the daughter of environmentalist David Suzuki, Severn's concern for the environment was fueled by a trip to the...


Making Change

by Bilaal Rajan

Fundraising wunderkind Bilaal Rajan shares his tips for effective fundraising, using examples from his own amazing life to show how it can be done -- and how you can have fun doing it. The second part of the...


Ghetto Brother

by Benjy Melendez & Amir Said

Benjy Melendez, founder of the Ghetto Brothers street gang, social activist, and lead singer of the Ghetto Brothers band, now tells his story: a memoir of life as a late 1960s/early 1970s street gang member,...


We Who Believe in Freedom

by Lea E. Williams

The second volume in the True Tales for Young Readers series, the short biography of the civil rights leader is intended for middle school and high school readers. Ella Baker, who grew up in Littleton, North...


Biographies for Kids - All about Martin Luther King Jr.: Words That Changed America - Children's Biographies of Famous People Books

by Baby Professor

Who was Martin Luther King, Jr. and what did he do to change American history? Learn about peaceful protests and how the power of words can break down the walls of racism. When you read this book, you will be...


Biographies for Kids - All about Rosa Parks: The Civil Rights Movement of America - Children's Biographies of Famous People Books

by Baby Professor

Women have proven to be very powerful forces in how history is shaped. Read about the story of Rosa Parks and be inspired of her bravery. Reading about interesting women will help develop a love and respect...


Righting Wrongs: The Story of Norman Bethune

by John Wilson

Norman Bethune was a doctor who devoted his life to helping others and whose story is a remarkable one, cut short by his early death in China in 1938. His story inspires us to believe that we can change the...


Changing the Pattern: The Story of Emily Stowe

by Sydell Waxman

When Emily Stowe was born in 1831, every girl's life followed a set pattern. Her future was limited to housework and childcare. With the help of original sketches and archival material, Changing the Pattern...


Sailing for Glory: The Story of Captain Angus Walters and the Bluenose

by Teri-Lynn Janveau & Allister Thompson

This book tells the story of the unique bond between Captain Walters and his schooner the Bluenose and also brings to life the danger and adventure of the life of a North Atlantic fisherman in the days of sail....


Photographing Greatness: The Story of Karsh

by lian goodall

This is the first children's biography of the famous Canadian photographer who immortalized the makers of history. With sketches and archival photographs.