Beginner Biography

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A child’s role model may be a parent, grandparent or sibling. Some people who do things that make life better for others can be a role model. And some people are role models because they show us how to overcome challenges. Covers important figures of Women’s History, and under-represented populations in U.S. history: Native Americans, Asian-Americans, African-Americans and Hispanic-Americans.

Ages 6 to 8    Grades K-2   Reading Level 1  24 pages   8" x 8"

Book features:  TOC, Glossary, Index, "Good to Know" higher level facts, Timeline, Additional Resources

Free Lesson Guides available.

What Reviewers Say

"Helpful backmatter, solid introductions, and a story-like structure to the writing make this series a solid choice for many elementary libraries."
School Library Journal Series Made Simple: April 2020

Wilma Rudolph
A Junior Library Guild Selection


Look! Books: Beginner Biographies won the award for
The Best Products for Elementary Kids 2024



Softcover editions available now! For reading at home.

Schools & Libraries

8-book Hardcover set:  978-1-7284-1658-8
$202.56 (List) / $151.92 (S&L)

Individual Library-bound titles: $25.32 (List) / $18.99 (S&L)

Softcover and Multi-user ebook editions available. 

Available from our distributor Lerner Publisher Services.

New Titles Coming August 2024!


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Helen Keller: Inspiring Opportunity for All
Ellen Ochoa: Breaking Barriers in Space
Will Rogers: Native American Star of Stage, Screen, and Politics
Jim Thorpe: World's Greatest Athlete
Jackie Robinson: Baseball's Second-Base Hero



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