Inspiring Collective Biographies

Age Level: 10–up  Grade Level: 5–up

These collective biographies profile the lives of individuals of a certain renown or certain field. Useful for reports, these books discuss the contributions of ten or more men and women individually, as well as in relation to the overall theme in the particular volume.

  • Ten concise biographies in each volume
  • Wide variety of interesting themes
  • Introduces readers to familiar favorites as well as lesser-known individuals
  • Direct quotes as well as black-and-white images add relevance to stories of famous lives
  • Supports the Common Core, History/Social Studies, Multicultural Studies, and Science curricula
  • 6” x 9”
  • 112pp.
  • Illus. with color and black-and-white photographs and illustrations
  • Contains chapter notes, a further reading list, Internet addresses, and an index
  • Fall 2013
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Amazing American Inventors of the 20th Century

Amazing American Inventors of the 20th Century

Laura S. Jeffrey
The ten Americans profiled in this book may not be familiar to some people, but their inventions certainly are. Today, we take for granted devises such as televisions, microchips, laswers, and even the Super Soaker® water gun...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-4162-2
Binding: Library Ed.
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Daredevil American Heroes of Exploration and Flight

Daredevil American Heroes of Exploration and Flight

Anne Schraff
The spirit of adventure has long driven Americans to explore the unknown and broaden the knowledge of the world. All of the men and women in this book are American heroes from the twentieth century. Some trekked to the North or South Poles, others ventured into the sky and flight, while some even journeyed into space and to the Moon...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-4163-9
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Fighting U.S. Generals of World War II

Fighting U.S. Generals of World War II

Ron Knapp
General George S. Patton once said to his men, "When your grandchildren ask you what you did in the war, you can tell them, "I fought with Patton." Patton, like all other generals in this book, was proud of the role he and his men played in winning World War II...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-4164-6
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Harlem Renaissance Artists and Writers

Harlem Renaissance Artists and Writers

Wendy Hart Beckman
Harlem, New York in the early 1920's and 1930's was the backdrop for an outpouring exploration of black identity through music, writing, poetry and social commentary. This period in history became known as the Harlem Renaissance...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-4165-3
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Innovators of American Jazz

Innovators of American Jazz

Stanley I. Mour
What is a popular kind of music that originated in the United States? The answer is Jazz. Mixing folk and blues influences, talented artists from Scott Joplin to Wynton Marsalis have kept jazz at the forefront of the American music scene...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-4166-0
Binding: Library Ed.
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Pioneering American Computer Geniuses

Pioneering American Computer Geniuses

Mary Northrup
It is hard to imagine a world without computers. The people found in this book are largely responsible for creating the high-tech world in which we live today. These computer geniuses include early programmers like Grace Hopper and Herman Hollerith, computer chip inventors like Jack Kilby and Robert Noyce, and business people like Steve Jobs and Bill Gates...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-4167-7
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