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Nelson Mandela Madiba by James Kemoli Amata
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,460. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Categories: 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. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography(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
Dr. Sara Josephine Baker: The Woman who Saved Hundreds of Thousand of Babies by Caitlind L. Alexander
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,580. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
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: 6,460. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
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. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography(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. Categories: 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. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography(2.00 from 4 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.
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. Categories: 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: Free! Words: 10,990. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, 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: 8,100. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2010. Categories: 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.