Influential Lives

Age Level: 12–17  Grade Level: 7–12

This engaging, easy-to-read series of biographies explores the lives and accomplishments of recognizable and influential persons from entertainment and the arts and politics. Teeming with full-color images, fascinating personal facts, and inspiring quotations directly from the individuals, these books will appeal to researchers looking for age-appropriate sources as well as casual readers in grades 6 and up.

  • Fall 2017
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    Bob Dylan

    Bob Dylan

    Singer, Songwriter, and Music Icon

    Over the course of his 50-year career, musician Bob Dylan has won a Nobel Prize, has had an audience with the Pope, and has earned a multitude of accolades, from a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award to a coveted Kennedy Center honor...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766092068
    Binding: Library Ed.
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    Charles Schulz

    Charles Schulz

    Cartoonist and Writer

    Cartoonist Charles Schulz died in 2000, but his work, most notably the Peanuts comics, is as alive as ever. His comic strip continues to run in newspapers around the world, the classic television specials are aired annually, and somewhere at this moment a high school drama club is performing the stage play You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766092099
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    Cristiano Ronaldo

    Cristiano Ronaldo

    International Soccer Star

    Even though he was born with an otherworldly athletic gift, Cristiano Ronaldo’s early life was anything but easy. A poor kid from Portugal, he was expelled from school at age fourteen and then diagnosed with an abnormal heart condition...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766092051
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    Donald Trump

    Donald Trump

    Real Estate Mogul and President

    Sara McIntosh Wooten
    For years, Donald Trump was a real-estate magnate known for his overblown, opulent lifestyle. His brash but entertaining antics made him a best-selling author and host of the long-running television reality shows The Apprentice and Celebrity Apprentice...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766084995
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    Edward Snowden

    Edward Snowden

    Whistleblower in Exile

    In June 2013, the news organization The Guardian first published articles revealing the shocking revelations that the National Security Agency (NSA) was conducting mass surveillance on all American citizens in secretive bulk-data collection programs...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766092082
    Binding: Library Ed.
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    Hillary Clinton

    Hillary Clinton

    Former First Lady and Secretary of State

    Anne Cunningham
    Hillary Clinton is arguably one of the most polarizing political figures in American history. She burst into the national spotlight during her husband’s presidential campaign, when she managed to both impress and offend the American public...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766085015
    Binding: Library Ed.
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