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Bertha and Tillie Forever
By Fran Lewis
Series: Bertha & Tillie, 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,870. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography
Bertha and Tillie have done some really fun things in their lives and would love to share them with readers. Bertha is your narrator and she will share her feelings, her thoughts dealing with weight issues, bullying, feeling alone and having a sister that was always there for her every step of the way.
American Presidents - Incredible Facts
By My Ebook Publishing House
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 980. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography
Incredible facts and pictures of all the American Presidents, from George Washington to Barack Obama. This book will tell you all about the presidents. Great images and fun facts about each president ensure that this book is an entertaining and enlightening addition to any library. Entertaining, up-to-the minute, and easy-to-use.
Nelson Mandela Madiba
By James Kemoli Amata
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,450. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography
In July 1999, Drum South Africa had a letter begging, “Lend us Nelson Mandela Madiba, former President of South Africa, to lead us for two years, to rid the country of corruption.” It was a prize-winning letter. With the award still on the way here is something about the grand old man glowing in the name Nelson Mandela Madiba.
Safe Now
By Amy Laine
Price: Free! Words: 950. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography
1 star(4.88 from 8 reviews)
Katelyn has to deal with the death of her four year old brother Max. She attends the funeral, still filled with nothingness. What she doesn't know at first, is something her brother wants her to know- SHORT STORY Approx. 2 pages
My Summer
By Melinda Miller
Price: Free! Words: 40. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography
This is a book about My Summer.
Dr. Sara Josephine Baker: The Woman who Saved Hundreds of Thousand of Babies
By Caitlind L. Alexander
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,250. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography
Sara Josephine Baker grew up questioning everything. She also grew up doing a lot of things that only boys were supposed to do. Soon Dr. Jo began questioning the way people raised their babies. At first no one listened, but when people started listening, their babies stopped dying. Read the exciting story of how Dr. Sara Jo Baker saved the lives of hundreds of thousands of babies.
Typhoid Mary: The Story of Mary Mallon
By Caitlind L. Alexander
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,340. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography
Ask most adults who Typhoid Mary was, and they'll tell you a lie. They'll tell you she was someone who killed hundreds of people. Maybe even thousands. They'll tell you she was a woman who knew she had a deadly disease and didn't care that she spread it to others. But is it true? No. Most of it is not true. Here is Mary's story.
The Boy Who Loved Ants: Edward O.Wilson
By Sara van Dyck
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography
0.75 star(4.67 from 3 reviews)
As a boy, famed scientist Edward O. Wilson spent happy days outdoors, hunting for fish, snakes, and bugs. Drawing from Wilson’s autobiography Naturalist, author Sara van Dyck shows how the shy boy who loved ants became a world leader in nature conservation. Written for ages 7 and up, the book includes easy activities for children to explore life in their own backyard. Color photographs.
The Four Seasons on Grandpa's Farm
By Adam Perzynski
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2011 by Winston Road Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography
This is a book for kids, written by a kid. It is about the good times I had on my Grandpa's farm all through the year.
Why I am so Unlucky?
By kishan pujara
Price: Free! Words: 150. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography
0.25 star(2.33 from 3 reviews)
This is a story of a indian teenage boy. he describes his problems in a poem , while he is in his school. this is my story.
The Senator: The Story Of Ben Nighthorse Campbell
By Waln Brown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,860. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography
This biography of the Native-American Senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell examines his difficult childhood. Ben's father had problems with alcohol and his mother was sick with tuberculosis. Ben's home life was so bad he had to live in an orphanage. He dropped out of school and joined the military. He earned his GED, went to college and became a United States Senator.
Sitting On The Gatepost: The Story Of Zora Neale Hurston
By Waln Brown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,850. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography
This biography of Zora Neale Hurston examines her childhood of poverty, abandonment and racial discrimination. After her mother died, Zora was sent off to a boarding school. When her father would not pay her expenses, Zora had to drop out of the school. Despite many struggles, Zora rose above her difficult childhood to be one of America's greatest African-American writers and folklorists.
And Justice For All: The Story Of Cesar Chavez
By Waln Brown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,830. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography
Cesar Chavez was born in Arizona. At age 10, Cesar's family lost their 160 acre homestead, when a long drought forced a public sale of their farm. The Chavez family moved to California to join the many migrant workers who roamed from farm to farm. Cesar became a labor leader for the National Farm Workers Association, helping to improve wages and conditions for America's migrant workers.
The Great Inventor: The Story of Thomas Edison
By Waln Brown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography
This biography of examines Edison's childhood learning problems and severe hearing loss. Despite these difficulties, Edison learned the joy of reading, especially about science and technology, which he continued to build upon throughout his life, resulting in his invention of the light bulb, phonograph and many other discoveries.
Satchmo: The Story of Louis Armstrong
By Waln Brown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography
This biography examines Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong's life, including his dropping out of school and firing a gun in public, which resulted in spending 18 months in a juvenile detention home for African-American youth, where the young Louis joined the Waifs' Home Colored Band and learned to play the coronet. Satchmo rose above his troubled childhood to become America's Ambassador of Jazz.
Still I Rise: The Story of Maya Angelou
By Waln Brown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography
Maya Angelou grew up experiencing discrimination and segregation. At the young age of eight, her mother's boyfriend raped Maya. At 16, she had a son. Maya turned to prostitution to support her son and to drugs to hide her shame. When she became involved in the Civil Rights Movement with Reverend Martin Luther King, she turned her life around and rose above her humble and troubled beginnings.
Robert Wadlow - The Unique Life of the Boy Who Became the World's Tallest Man
By Jennifer Phillips
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography
A children's biography about young Robert Wadlow. The victim of an overactive pituitary gland, Robert lived from 1918 to 1940. He stood just shy of 9 feet tall by the time of his death at age 22. Robert didn't choose his situation, but his accomplishment was in how he handled it. Written for upper elementary readers. Lexile text measure: 770. Includes historical images.
Footprints in Time: A Walk in Sacajawea's Moccasins
By Bonnie Turner
Series: Historical Collection · Children (ages 9-12). Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,990. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography
In 1805, a young Shoshone woman named Sacajawea joined the Lewis and Clark expedition as an interpreter, and with a papoose on her back helped explore America's northwest while searching for a route to the Pacific Ocean. This time-honored true story of the hardships of the expedition, in particular that of Sacajawea and her baby, Jean-Baptist (Pomp), is retold for young readers ages 8-12.
Elijah Lovejoy's Fight for Freedom
By Jennifer Phillips
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,120. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography
Two decades before the Civil War, Elijah Lovejoy used his newspaper to protest slavery. His beliefs were dangerous enough. Taking his cause public proved deadly as he defended press after press before losing his life to a mob. Insisting on his constitutional right to speak freely about unpopular subjects, he refused to be intimidated by those who would silence him. A biography for young readers.