Category: Juvenile Biography


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CLARA BARTON Angel of the Battlefield

By: Bains, Rae

Price: $2.49

Publisher: Troll Associates, 1982

Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 48 pages; A childhood biography of the girl who became known as a fearless battlefield nurse during the Civil War and was the founder of the American Red Cross. View more info


By: Blau, Melinda

Price: $2.49

Publisher: Raintree Publishers, 1977

8vo; 48 pages; She was born a daredevil, saw her first plane at the age of 4, and from that age on she knew what she was going to do. And she reached her goal when they moved to California and she her first flight with Frank Hawks who later would become a famous racing pilot. She went ahead to become the first daredevil woman pilot. Until she came up missing was on a flight around the world. They still wonder if she was shot down, as it was at the time of the start of Wa... View more info

HEALING WARRIOR A Story about Sister Elizabeth Kenny

By: Crofford, Emily

Price: $0.99

Publisher: Carolhoda Books, 1989

Ex-Library; 64 pages; A biography of the Australian nurse who developed a successful method of treating and rehabilitating polio patients and persisted in the struggle, despite ridicule and opposition, to have her methods accepted. View more info

LEWIS AND CLARK Western Trailblazers

By: Grant, Matthew G.

Price: $2.99

Publisher: The Modern Library, 1974

Gallery of Great American Series; 32 pages View more info


By: Gridley, Marion E.

Price: $3.49

Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1972

A See and Read Beginning to Read Biography; Ex-Library; 61 pages; A brief biography of the early nineteenth-century Seminole chief who fought a long battle to keep his people from being deported from their Florida homes. View more info

CLARA BARTON Founder, American Red Cross

By: Hamilton, Leni

Price: $4.49

Publisher: Chelsea House, 1988

For intermediate readers. ; American Women of Achievement; Ex-Library; 8vo; 112 pages; Historical fiction based on lives of famous explorers and inventors. View more info

MARIE CURIE Discoverer of Radium

By: Henry, Joanne Landers

Price: $3.99

Publisher: The MacMillan Company, 1966

Ex-Library; 44 pages View more info


By: La Farge, Ann

Price: $3.99

Publisher: Chelsea House, 1988

For intermediate readers. ; American Women of Achievement; Ex-Library; 8vo; 112 pages View more info


By: Martin, Patricia Miles

Price: $4.99

Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1967

A See and Read Beginning to Read Biography; Ex-Library; 64 pages View more info


By: Payne, Elizabeth

Price: $3.69

Publisher: Random House, 1966

Step Up Books; 86 pages; Endpapers show map of tribes at the time of Columbus. Five tribes discussed in detail in this book: the Creek, Hopi, Mandan, and Makah. View more info

RUFUS PUTNAM Father of Ohio

By: Phillips, Josephine E.

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Row, Peterson & Company, 1950

Real People; Ex-Library; 36 pages View more info


By: Pim, Paul

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Cupples & Leon, 1942

Ex-Library; 93 pages; 40 Mini biographies of famous inventors for children from Archimedes to the Wright Brothers View more info


By: Trow, George Swift

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Random House, 1969

Very nice and clean! ; Step Up Books; 64 pages; About 4th grade level for student to read himself and learn about history. Good home school book. Step-Up Books fill a need for precise informational material written in a simple readable form which children can and will enjoy. The words are harder, but not too hard; there's a lot more text, but it's in bigger print; and there are plenty of illustrations, but they are not just picture books. The subject matter has been care... View more info