Suggested Reading in Biographies for Children

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Have a biography project? Check out these amazing lives.

Amelia Lost: The Life and Disappearance of Amelia Earhart by Candace Fleming

Becoming Ben Franklin: How a Candle-Maker’s Son Helped Light the Flame of Liberty by Russell Freedman

Diego Rivera: An Artist for the People by Susan Goldman Rubin

Galileo by Leonard Everett Fisher

Genius: A Photobiography of Albert Einstein by Marfe Delano

Helen Keller: A Photographic Story of a Life by Leslie Garrett

Roberto Clemente: Pride of the Pittsburgh Pirates by Jonah Winter

Sparky: The Life and Art of Charles Schulz by Beverly Gherman

Temple Grandin: How the Girl Who Loved Cows Embraced Autism and Changed the World by Sy Montgomery

The Voice That Challenged a Nation: Marian Anderson and the Struggle for Equal Rights by Russell Freedman

Who Was series

Jennifer Schultz, Youth Services, Warrenton central library

For book lists, reviews and staff suggestions for children published prior to January 2015, visit Kiddosphere, our blog about children/young adult fiction and non-fiction.

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