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  • Michael Phelps

    Michael Phelps2016

    by Grace Hansen

    (2)

    BOOK

    Call #: J B PHELPS

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Usain Bolt

    Usain Bolt2017

    by Grace Hansen

    (12)

    Summary: Shares the life of the Jamaican sprinter, including his failed bid for the 2004 Olympics, his record-breaking win at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, and how he beat his own record at the 2012 London Olympics.

    BOOK

    Call #: J B BOLT

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Magic Johnson : basketball legend, entrepreneur, and HIV/AIDS activist

    Magic Johnson : basketball legend, entrepreneur, and HIV/AIDS activist2016

    by Diane Dakers

    Series: Crabtree Groundbreaker Biographies

    BOOK

    Call #: J B JOHNSON

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Martin Luther King Jr. : marching for equality

    Martin Luther King Jr. : marching for equality2011

    by Stephanie Macceca

    (3)

    Summary: Martin Luther King, Jr. grew up when African Americans and white people were not treated equally. He had a dream that one day all people would be treated fairly. Martin knew that his dream was...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J B KING

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Laura Ingalls Wilder

    Laura Ingalls Wilder2003

    by Wil Mara

    (36)

    Summary: Presents a brief look at the life of Laura Ingalls Wilder, famed author of the "Little House" books.

    BOOK

    Call #: J B WILDER

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Steve Jobs : computer genius of Apple

    Steve Jobs : computer genius of Apple2003

    by Virginia Brackett

    (5)

    Summary: A biography of the founder of Apple Computer company and owner of Pixar, the computer animation company that developed the movie "Toy Story."

    BOOK

    Call #: J B JOBS

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Martin Luther King, Jr.2013

    by Wil Mara

    Series: Rookie Biographies

    (39)

    Summary: Traces the life and achievements of the Baptist pastor who became a driving force behind the African American civil rights movement.

    BOOK

    Call #: J B KING

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Lebron James

    Lebron James2018

    by Elizabeth Raum

    Summary: A photo-illustrated biography for early readers on Cleveland Cavaliers forward Lebron James. Describes his childhood, when he started playing basketball, and how he got to be an NBA player. Includes...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J B JAMES

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • J.J. Watt

    J.J. Watt2018

    by Elizabeth Raum

    Summary: A photo-illustrated biography for early readers on Houston Texans defensive end Justin "J.J." Watt. Describes his childhood, when he started playing football, and how he got to be an NFL player....  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J B WATT

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Serena Williams

    Serena Williams2018

    by Elizabeth Raum

    Summary: A photo-illustrated biography for early readers on pro tennis player Serena Williams. Describes her childhood, when she started playing tennis, and how he got to be a pro tennis player. Includes a...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J B WILLIAMS

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Nelson Mandela

    Nelson Mandela2016

    by Cath Senker

    Series: Heinemann Infosearch. Against The Odds Biographies

    (1)

    Summary: "This series will tell the amazing stories of inspiring people who have made a difference and changed the world, despite the odds stacked against them. They will detail the characters' humble...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J B MANDELA

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Cy Young : an American baseball hero

    Cy Young : an American baseball hero2020

    by Scott Longert

    (3)

    Summary: Cy Young was one of the hardest-throwing pitchers of all time. He recorded three no-hitters -- including a perfect game -- and accumulated more than 2,800 strikeouts on his way to the National...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J B YOUNG

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Justin Timberlake

    Justin Timberlake2016

    by Katie Lajiness

    Series: Big Buddy Pop Biographies

    (1)

    Summary: Meet famous entertainer Justin Timberlake! In this engaging title, readers will learn about Timberlake's childhood in Memphis, Tennessee, and his role on the Mickey Mouse Club. Timberlake's early...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J B TIMBERLAKE

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Alexander : the boy soldier who conquered the world

    Alexander : the boy soldier who conquered the world2005

    by Simon Adams

    BOOK

    Call #: J B ALEXANDER

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Harry S. Truman : thirty-third president of the United States

    Harry S. Truman : thirty-third president of the United States2004

    by George Edward Stanley

    (16)

    Summary: One of the most popular series ever published for young Americans, these classics have been praised alike by parents, teachers, and librarians. With these lively, inspiring, fictionalized biographies...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J B TRUMAN

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • How Kate Warne saved President Lincoln : a story about the nation's first woman detective

    How Kate Warne saved President Lincoln : a story about the nation's first woman detective2016

    by Elizabeth Van Steenwyk

    (164)

    Summary: Relates the events of an important early case for American female detective Kate Warne, describing how she went undercover as a society lady on a mission to thwart an assassination plot against the sixteenth president.

    BOOK

    Call #: J B WARNE

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • You never heard of Willie Mays?!

    You never heard of Willie Mays?!2013

    by Jonah Winter

    (238)

    Summary: A visual profile of the record-setting baseball star traces his Birmingham childhood, achievements in the Negro Leagues, and fame as a center fielder for the Giants.

    BOOK

    Call #: J B MAYS

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Carli Lloyd

    Carli Lloyd2016

    by Jon M Fishman

    (10)

    Summary: Soccer hero Carli Lloyd knows how to score goals when her team needs them the most. She is one of the top players on the United States Women's National Team (USWNT). At the 2008 Olympic Games in...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J B LLOYD

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Judy Blume

    Judy Blume2015

    by Kathleen Krull

    (78)

    Summary: "Judy Blume wrote her way through controversy and censorship to become a pioneer who helped make it okay for kids and teens to discuss their everyday concerns, including the kinds of things people...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J B BLUME

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Who was Jesse Owens?

    Who was Jesse Owens?2015

    by James Buckley Jr

    Series: Who Was-- ?

    (324)

    Summary: Describes the life of the sharecroppers' son who became an Olympic legend and challenged Hitler's dream of Aryan superiority.

    BOOK

    Call #: J B WHO

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Who is Elton John?

    Who is Elton John?2016

    by Kirsten Anderson

    Series: Who Was-- ?

    (197)

    BOOK

    Call #: J B WHO

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Who was Alfred Hitchcock?

    Who was Alfred Hitchcock?2014

    by Pam Pollack

    Series: Who Was-- ?

    (303)

    Summary: Profiles the life and accomplishments of the British filmmaker known for his distinctive style of directing and his films that featured suspenseful and surprising plots.

    BOOK

    Call #: J B WHO

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Who is Maria Tallchief?

    Who is Maria Tallchief?2002

    by Catherine Gourley

    (373)

    Summary: A biography of the Osage Indian ballerina whose love of dance took her from a life on a reservation to a career on the stage.

    BOOK

    Call #: J B WHO

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Who was Daniel Boone?

    Who was Daniel Boone?2006

    by Sydelle Kramer

    Series: Who Was-- ?

    (451)

    Summary: A look at the life and accomplishments of the famous pioneer.

    BOOK

    Call #: J B WHO

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Dorothea's eyes : Dorothea Lange photographs the truth

    Dorothea's eyes : Dorothea Lange photographs the truth2016

    by Barb Rosenstock

    (423)

    Summary: "In this powerful and inspiring book, Barb Rosenstock and Gerard DuBois reveal the story of [Dorothea Lange's] remarkable life and illuminate how her photographs continue to tell the world the truth."-- Book jacket flap.

    BOOK

    Call #: J B LANGE

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The kid from Diamond Street : the extraordinary story of baseball legend Edith Houghton

    The kid from Diamond Street : the extraordinary story of baseball legend Edith Houghton2016

    by Audrey Vernick

    (328)

    Summary: "A historical picture book about Edith Houghton, a female baseball phenomenon who joined the professional women's team the Bobbies at the age of 10"-- Provided by publisher.

    BOOK

    Call #: J B HOUGHTON

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Who is Malala Yousafzai?

    Who is Malala Yousafzai?2015

    by Dinah Brown

    Series: Who Was-- ?

    (1,115)

    Summary: Malala Yousafzai was a girl who loved to learn but was told that girls would no longer be allowed to go to school. She wrote a blog that called attention to what was happening in her beautiful corner...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J B WHO

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Who is Derek Jeter?

    Who is Derek Jeter?2015

    by Gail Herman

    Series: Who Was-- ?

    (395)

    Summary: Highlights the life and accomplishments of the shortstop and captain of the New York Yankees.

    BOOK

    Call #: J B WHO

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Who was Christopher Columbus?

    Who was Christopher Columbus?2013

    by Bonnie Bader

    Series: Who Was-- ?

    (540)

    Summary: Offers insight into the historical events that prompted Columbus' efforts to establish new trade routes to the Indies, his struggles to obtain financial support for his voyages, and the important...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J B WHO

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Who was Julius Caesar?

    Who was Julius Caesar?2014

    by Nico Medina

    Series: Who Was-- ?

    (452)

    Summary: Looks at the life and accomplishments of the ancient Roman general and leader.

    BOOK

    Call #: J B WHO

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Who was Marie Curie?

    Who was Marie Curie?2014

    by Megan Stine

    Series: Who Was-- ?

    (989)

    Summary: Born in Warsaw, Poland on November 7, 1867, Marie Curie was forbidden to attend the male-only University of Warsaw, so she enrolled at the Sorbonne in Paris to study physics and mathematics. There...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J B WHO

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Hillary

    Hillary2016

    by Jonah Winter

    (163)

    Summary: Discusses the life and career of presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton, trace her early years as an outspoken student at Wellesley and Yale, her marriage to the 42nd president, and her achievements as a senator and secretary of state.

    BOOK

    Call #: J B CLINTON

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Odell Beckham Jr.

    Odell Beckham Jr.2016

    by K. C. Kelley

    (42)

    BOOK

    Call #: J B BECKHAM

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Ray Charles : young musician

    Ray Charles : young musician2007

    by Susan Sloate

    (33)

    Summary: Describes the childhood of Ray Charles who overcame blindness and became a famous musician.

    BOOK

    Call #: J B CHARLES

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Crazy Horse : young war chief

    Crazy Horse : young war chief2005

    by George Edward Stanley

    Series: Childhood Of Famous Americans

    (34)

    Summary: Presents a brief biography of Crazy Horse, the Oglala Sioux chief who fought for the rights of Native American people and who led the defeat of General Custer at Little Big Horn in 1876.

    BOOK

    Call #: J B CRAZY

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Andrew Jackson : young patriot

    Andrew Jackson : young patriot2003

    by George Edward Stanley

    (27)

    Summary: Chronicles the life of President Andrew Jackson, focusing on his experiences as a young boy during the Revolutionary War.

    BOOK

    Call #: J B JACKSON

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Leif Eriksson : Viking explorer of the New World

    Leif Eriksson : Viking explorer of the New World2010

    by Cheryl L DeFries

    Series: Great Explorers Of The World

    (2)

    Summary: "Examines the life of Viking explorer Leif Eriksson, including his explorations, his discovery of North America, and his legacy in American history" -- Provided by publisher.

    BOOK

    Call #: J B LEIV

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Who was George Washington?

    Who was George Washington?2009

    by Roberta Edwards

    Series: Who Was-- ?

    (1,430)

    Summary: In 1789, George Washington became the first president of the United States. He has been called the father of our country for leading America through its early years. Washington also served in two...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J B WHO

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Who was Jackie Robinson?

    Who was Jackie Robinson?2011

    by Gail Herman

    Series: Who Was-- ?

    (1,169)

    Summary: An introduction to the life and career of baseball's Jackie Robinson.

    BOOK

    Call #: J B WHO

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Untamed : the wild life of Jane Goodall

    Untamed : the wild life of Jane Goodall2015

    by Anita Silvey

    (288)

    Summary: "This biography for children trace's Goodall's life, but each chapter will also focus on two or more the chimpanzees that she observed, with information in sidebars about these particular animals....  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J B GOODALL

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details