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Biographies for Young Readers

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  1. Eye to Eye
    From knocking down barriers in NFL locker rooms to covering every Olympics since 1984, Christine Brennan has done it all, while knocking barriers of her own as a female sports journalist. Eye to Eye invites young readers to learn... Learn More
    Published: 5th April 2019
    Hardback | £22.99
    Paperback | £11.99
  2. Smoky, the Dog That Saved My Life
    World War II soldier Bill Wynne met Smoky while serving in New Guinea, where the dog, who was smaller than Wynne’s army boot, was found trying to scratch her way out of a foxhole. After he adopted her, she served as the squadron... Learn More
    Published: 19th February 2019
    Hardback | £22.99
    Paperback | £11.99
  3. Dolores Huerta Stands Strong
    Dolores Huerta Stands Strong follows Huerta’s life from the mining communities of the Southwest where her father toiled, to the fields of California, to the present day. As she advocated for farmworkers, Mexican American immigrants,... Learn More
    Published: 16th August 2018
    Hardback | £22.99
    Paperback | £11.99
  4. Count the Wings
    When you look at a bird, do you see feathers and a beak? Or do you see circles and triangles? Artist Charley Harper spent his life reducing subjects to their simplest forms, their basic lines and shapes. This resulted in what... Learn More
    Published: 30th April 2018
    Hardback | £23.99
    Paperback | £12.99
  5. Virginia Hamilton
    Long before she wrote The House of Dies Drear, M. C. Higgins, the Great, and many other children’s classics, Virginia Hamilton grew up among her extended family near Yellow Springs, Ohio, where her grandfather had been brought... Learn More
    Published: 29th June 2017
    Hardback | £22.99
    Paperback | £11.99
  6. The Jerrie Mock Story
    In the third installment of our series Biographies for Young Readers, Nancy Roe Pimm gives us the life of Jerrie Mock, who in 1964 became the first woman to fly solo around the world. Mock, born in Newark, Ohio, received little... Learn More
    Published: 15th March 2016
    Hardback | £22.99
    Paperback | £11.99
  7. Missing Millie Benson
    Growing up in Ladora, Iowa, Mildred “Millie” Benson had ample time to develop her imagination, sense of adventure, and independence. Millie left her small hometown to attend the University of Iowa, where she became the first... Learn More
    Published: 15th September 2015
    Hardback | £22.99
    Paperback | £11.99
  8. Kammie on First
    Dorothy Mary Kamenshek was born to immigrant parents in Norwood, Ohio. As a young girl, she played pickup games of sandlot baseball with neighborhood children; no one, however, would have suspected that at the age of seventeen... Learn More
    Published: 15th October 2014
    Paperback | £11.99
  9. Kammie on First
    Dorothy Mary Kamenshek was born to immigrant parents in Norwood, Ohio. As a young girl, she played pickup games of sandlot baseball with neighborhood children; no one, however, would have suspected that at the age of seventeen... Learn More
    Published: 15th October 2014
    Hardback | £22.99