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Martin Luther King Jr —Calkhoven, Laurie, author.

Martin Luther King Jr. will always be remembered for his famous "I have a dream" speech, which he gave during the March on Washington in 1963. But his life before and after that big event, and his other enormous contribu...

Albert Einstein —Mara, Wil, author.

Presents the life story of Albert Einstein, whose legendary genius and creative imagination made him one of the world's most famous thinkers.

Katherine Johnson —Wilkins, Ebony, author.

Examines the life of mathematician Katherine Johnson, from her early education and career before working for NASA to her integral role in the space program.

Gandhi —Bailey, Diane, 1966- author.

"Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born at a time when his home country was choked under the oppression of British rule. Many thought that violence was the only way to fight back, but Gandhi disagreed. Instead, he successf...

Anne Frank —Krensky, Stephen, author.

"Anne Frank's diary is read by children and adults worldwide. It tells two stories: one of an extraordinary young girl living in hiding during one of the most fearsome times in history, and one of a relatable young girl ...

Helen Keller —Romero, Libby, author.

Discover the inspiring story of Helen Keller, whose activism changed the world for blind and deaf people, and many others.

Florence Nightingale —Jazynka, Kitson, author.

Discover the inspiring story of Florence Nightingale, the unstoppable wartime nurse known as the "Lady with the Lamp."

Leonardo da Vinci —Krensky, Stephen, author.

Discover the inspiring story of Leonardo da Vinci, the artist, inventor, and engineer of the Italian Renaissance.

Jesse Owens —Buckley, James, Jr., 1963- author.

The story of American Olympic hero, Jesse Owens, is covered in gold for the four medals he won in 1936. It is also covered with racism, which he battled throughout his life. Jesse grew up in the segregated South, but f...

Jane Goodall —Romero, Libby, author.

COMPANION TO: NELSON MANDELA, ISBN 9781465483997. In this kids biography, discover the inspiring story of Jane Goodall, whose work with chimpanzees changed the way we understand animals and ourselves. Full-colour photogr...

Katherine Johnson —Wilkins, Ebony, author.

Examines the life of mathematician Katherine Johnson, from her early education and career before working for NASA to her integral role in the space program.

Harriet Tubman —Jazynka, Kitson, author.

"Born into slavery in c.1820, Harriet Tubman would later run away and help scores of other African American slaves escape to freedom in the North using the 'Underground Railroad.' A nurse, scout, and advisor during the A...

Alexander Hamilton. —Buckley, Jim.

Alexander Hamilton is known not only for his political brilliance, but also for his strong principles and astonishing achievements. In this biography for kids 8-12, read about how, from humble beginnings as an orphan, Ha...

Queen Elizabeth II —Williams, Brenda, 1946- author.

"Discover the inspiring story of Queen Elizabeth II, the longest reigning monarch in British history who has worked alongside 14 prime ministers." -- Back cover.

Amelia Earhart —Romero, Libby, author.

Amelia Earhart is one of the world's most famous aviators in the history of flight and a role model for women everywhere. Follow the story of this trailblazing pilot - from her childhood adventures in Kansas, USA, to her...

Harriet Tubman —Jazynka, Kitson, author.

"Born into slavery in c.1820, Harriet Tubman would later run away and help scores of other African American slaves escape to freedom in the North using the 'Underground Railroad.' A nurse, scout, and advisor during the A...

Ada Lovelace —Castaldo, Nancy F. (Nancy Fusco), 1962- author.

"In 1833, Ada Lovelace met mathematician Charles Babbage, inventor of calculating machines. She went on to devise a way of inputting data into Babbage's Analytical Machine, and in doing so became the first ever computer ...

Ada Lovelace —Castaldo, Nancy F. (Nancy Fusco), 1962- author.

"In 1833, Ada Lovelace met mathematician Charles Babbage, inventor of calculating machines. She went on to devise a way of inputting data into Babbage's Analytical Machine, and in doing so became the first ever computer ...

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