Home > Readers > Search Books > Biography / Memoir

Search by: Biography / Memoir

Before I Grew Up

Before I Grew Up

By: John Miller
Illustrated by:
Giuliano Cucco
ISBN: 9781592703616
Fiction, 7-12, Coming of Age
Good Luck Gold & More

Good Luck Gold & More

By: Janet Wong
ISBN: 9781937057763
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography / Memoir
Leaders

Leaders

By: Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara and Lisbeth Kaiser
Illustrated by:
Various Illustrators
ISBN: 9780711264106
Nonfiction, 0-3, Biography / Memoir
Only Margaret: A Story about Margaret Wise Brown

Only Margaret

By: Candice Ransom
Illustrated by:
Nan Lawson
ISBN: 9780802855084
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography / Memoir
Sonny Rollins Plays the Bridge

Sonny Rollins Plays the Bridge

By: Gary Golio
Illustrated by:
James Ransome
ISBN: 9781984813664
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography / Memoir
Stitch by Stitch: Cleve Jones and the AIDS Memorial Quilt

Stitch by Stitch

By: Rob Sanders
Illustrated by:
Jamey Christoph
ISBN: 9781433837395
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography / Memoir
Tiny Dancer

Tiny Dancer

By: Siena Cherson Siegel
Illustrated by:
Mark Siegel
ISBN: 9781481486668
Nonfiction, Teen, Biography / Memoir
40 Inspiring Icons: Black Music Greats

40 Inspiring Icons

By: Olivier Cachin
Illustrated by:
Jérôme Masi
ISBN: 9781786034717
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography / Memoir
Aretha Franklin (Little People, BIG DREAMS Series)

Aretha Franklin (Little People, BIG DREAMS Series)

By: Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara
Illustrated by:
Amy Blackwell
ISBN: 9780711246867
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography / Memoir
B Is for Broadway: Onstage and Backstage from A to Z

B Is for Broadway

By: John Robert Allman
Illustrated by:
Peter Emmerich
ISBN: 9780593305638
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography / Memoir
Born to Swing: Lil Hardin Armstrong’s Life in Jazz

Born to Swing

By: Mara Rockliff
Illustrated by:
Michele Wood
ISBN: 9781629795553
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography / Memoir
Depeche Mode: An Unauthorized Biography

Depeche Mode

By: Soledad Romero Mariño
Illustrated by:
Fernando López Del Hierro
ISBN: 9781728210940
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography / Memoir
Flowers for Sarajevo

Flowers for Sarajevo

By: John McCutcheon
Illustrated by:
Kristy Caldwell
ISBN: 9781561459438
Fiction, 7-12, Historical Fiction
Hold on to Your Music

Hold on to Your Music

By: Mona Golabek, Lee Cohen, and Emil Sher
Illustrated by:
Sonia Possentini
ISBN: 9780316463133
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography / Memoir
I, Vivaldi

I, Vivaldi

By: Janice Shefelman
Illustrated by:
Tom Shefelman
ISBN: 9780802855862
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography / Memoir
In One Ear and Out the Other: the Amazingly Musical Life of Antonia Brico

In One Ear and Out the Other

By: Diane Worthey
Illustrated by:
Morgana Wallace
ISBN: 9781734225914
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography / Memoir
Music Is My Life

Music Is My Life

By: Myles Tanzer
Illustrated by:
Ali Mac
ISBN: 9780711249189
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography / Memoir
Music Train

Music Train

By: Christopher Robbins
Illustrated by:
Susanna Covelli
ISBN: 9781641705646
Fiction, 0-3, Music / Art
Passing the Music Down

Passing the Music Down

By: Sarah Sullivan
Illustrated by:
Barry Root
ISBN: 9780763637538
Nonfiction, 4-6, Music / Art
Playlist: The Rebels and Revolutionaries of Sound

Playlist

By: James Rhodes
Illustrated by:
Martin O'Neill
ISBN: 9781536212143
Nonfiction, Teen, Music / Art
Queen

Queen

By: Soledad Romero Mariño
Illustrated by:
Laura Castelló
ISBN: 9781728210919
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography / Memoir
Queen of Tejano Music: Selena

Queen of Tejano Music

By: Silvia López
Illustrated by:
Paola Escobar
ISBN: 9781499811421
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography / Memoir
Sing and Shout: The Mighty Voice of Paul Robeson

Sing and Shout

By: Susan Goldman Rubin
ISBN: 9781629798578
Nonfiction, Teen, Biography / Memoir
Song for Jimi

Song for Jimi

By: Charles R. Smith, Jr.
Illustrated by:
Edel Rodriguez
ISBN: 9780823443338
Nonfiction, 7-12, Music / Art
The Music in George’s Head: George Gershwin Creates Rhapsody in Blue

The Music in George’s Head

By: Suzanne Slade
Illustrated by:
Stacy Innerst
ISBN: 9781629790992
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography / Memoir
We Are The Supremes

We Are The Supremes

By: Zoë Tucker
Illustrated by:
Salini Perera
ISBN: 9780711261518
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography / Memoir
A Queen to the Rescue: the Story of Henrietta Szold, Founder of Hadassah

A Queen to the Rescue

By: Nancy Churnin
Illustrated by:
Yevgenia Nayberg
ISBN: 9781939547958
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography / Memoir
Between Two Worlds: The Art & Life of Amrita Sher-Gil

Between Two Worlds

By: Meera Sriram
Illustrated by:
Ruchi Bakshi Sharma
ISBN: 9781734225945
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography / Memoir
Pura’s Cuentos: How Pura Belpré Reshaped Libraries with Her Stories

Pura’s Cuentos

By: Annette Bay Pimentel
Illustrated by:
Magaly Morales
ISBN: 9781419749414
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography / Memoir
Rock Legends Who Changed the World

Rock Legends Who Changed the World

By: Ashley Marie Mireles
Illustrated by:
Giovana Medeiros
ISBN: 9781641705530
Nonfiction, 0-3, Music / Art
We Are Not Broken: A Memoir

We Are Not Broken

By: George M Johnson
ISBN: 9780759554603
Nonfiction, Teen, Biography / Memoir
We Can: Portraits of Power

We Can

By: Tyler Gordon
Illustrated by:
Tyler Gordon
ISBN: 9780374389666
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography / Memoir
100 First Words for Little Californians

100 First Words for Little Californians

By: Ashley Mireles
Illustrated by:
Kyle Kershner
ISBN: 9781641704571
Nonfiction, 0-3, Diversity
Battle of the Bands

Battle of the Bands

By: Edited by Lauren Gibaldi and Eric Smith
ISBN: 9781536214338
Fiction, Teen, Contemporary
Beetles for Breakfast: And Other Weird and Wonderful Ways to Save the Planet

Beetles for Breakfast

By: Madeleine Finlay
Illustrated by:
Jisu Choi
ISBN: 9781912497508
Nonfiction, 7-12, Science
Brayden Speaks Up: How One Boy Inspired the Nation

Brayden Speaks Up

By: Brayden Harrington
Illustrated by:
Betty C. Tang
ISBN: 9780063098299
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography / Memoir
Curious Creatures Glowing In The Dark

Curious Creatures Glowing In The Dark

By: Zoë Armstrong
Illustrated by:
Anja Susanj
ISBN: 9781838740009
Nonfiction, 4-6, Science
Field Notebooks: How Scientists Record and Write About Observations

Field Notebooks

By: Darcy Pattison
ISBN: 9781629441917
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography / Memoir
Growing Up Trans: In Our Own Words

Growing Up Trans

By: Edited by Dr. Lindsay Herriot and Kate Fry
ISBN: 9781459831377
Nonfiction, Teen, Biography / Memoir
Latinitas (Spanish Edition)

Latinitas (Spanish Edition)

By: Juliet Menendez
ISBN: 9781250796103
Fiction, 7-12, Biography / Memoir
Why Longfellow Lied

Why Longfellow Lied

By: Jeff Lantos
ISBN: 9781580899338
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography / Memoir
Chunky

Chunky

By: Yehudi Mercado
Illustrated by:
Yehudi Mercado
ISBN: 9780062972798
Fiction, 7-12, Biography / Memoir
Make Meatballs Sing: The Life and Art of Sister Corita Kent

Make Meatballs Sing

By: Matthew Burgess
Illustrated by:
Kara Kramer
ISBN: 9781592703166
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography / Memoir
Mindy Kaling (Little People, BIG DREAMS Series)

Mindy Kaling (Little People, BIG DREAMS Series)

By: Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara
Illustrated by:
Roza Nozari
ISBN: 9780711259263
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography / Memoir
Zion Unmatched

Zion Unmatched

By: Zion Clark and James S. Hirsch
ISBN: 9781536224184
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography / Memoir
50 Real Heroes for Boys

50 Real Heroes for Boys

By: Christy Monson
ISBN: 9781733633505
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography / Memoir
A Plan for the People

A Plan for the People

By: Lindsey McDivitt
Illustrated by:
Charly Palmer
ISBN: 9780802855022
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography / Memoir
All the Way to the Top

All the Way to the Top

By: Annette Bay Pimentel
Illustrated by:
Jennifer Keelan-Chaffins
ISBN: 9781492688976
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography / Memoir
Beautiful Shades of Brown: The Art of Laura Wheeler Waring

Beautiful Shades of Brown

By: Nancy Churnin
Illustrated by:
Felicia Marshall
ISBN: 9781939547651
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography / Memoir
Big Words for Fearless Girls

Big Words for Fearless Girls

By: Stephanie Miles
Illustrated by:
David Miles
ISBN: 9781733633543
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography / Memoir
Bobbie the Wonder Dog: A True Story

Bobbie the Wonder Dog

By: Tricia Brown
Illustrated by:
Cary Porter
ISBN: 9781513277387
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography / Memoir
Dinosaur Lady

Dinosaur Lady

By: Linda Skeers
Illustrated by:
Marta Álvarez Miguéns
ISBN: 9781728209517
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography / Memoir
Frida Kahlo and Her Animalitos

Frida Kahlo and Her Animalitos

By: Monica Brown
Illustrated by:
John Parra
ISBN: 9780735842694
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography / Memoir
How to Become an Accidental Activist

How to Become an Accidental Activist

By: Frieda Wishinsky and Elizabeth MacLeod
Illustrated by:
Jenn Playford
ISBN: 9781459826113
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography / Memoir
Ida and the World Beyond Mount Kaiserzipf

Ida and the World Beyond Mount Kaiserzipf

By: Linda Schwalbe
ISBN: 9780735844209
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography / Memoir
Kate Warne, Pinkerton Detective

Kate Warne, Pinkerton Detective

By: Marissa Moss
Illustrated by:
April Chu
ISBN: 9781939547330
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography / Memoir
Kid Activists

Kid Activists

By: Robin Stevenson
Illustrated by:
Allison Steinfeld
ISBN: 9781683691419
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography / Memoir
Kid Innovators

Kid Innovators

By: Robin Stevenson
Illustrated by:
Allison Steinfeld
ISBN: 9781683692270
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography / Memoir
Little Heroes of Color

Little Heroes of Color

By: David Heredia
Illustrated by:
David Heredia
ISBN: 9781338326420
Nonfiction, 0-3, Biography / Memoir
Manjhi Moves a Mountain

Manjhi Moves a Mountain

By: Nancy Churnin
Illustrated by:
Danny Popovici
ISBN: 9781939547347
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography / Memoir
No Steps Behind: Beate Sirota Gordon’s Battle for Women’s Rights in Japan

No Steps Behind

By: Jeff Gottesfeld
Illustrated by:
Shiella Witanto
ISBN: 9781939547552
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography / Memoir
No Voice Too Small: Fourteen Young Americans Making History

No Voice Too Small

By: Lindsay H. Metcalf (Editor); Keila V. Dawson (Editor); Jeanette Bradley (Editor)
Illustrated by:
Jeanette Bradley
ISBN: 9781623541316
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography / Memoir
Notes From A Young Black Chef (Adapted for Young Adults)

Notes From A Young Black Chef (Adapted for Young Adults)

By: Kwame Onwuachi & Joshua David Stern
ISBN: 9780593176009
Nonfiction, Teen, Biography / Memoir
Odin, Dog Hero of the Fires

Odin, Dog Hero of the Fires

By: Emma Bland Smith
Illustrated by:
Carrie Salazar
ISBN: 9781513262949
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography / Memoir
One Earth: People of Color Protecting the Planet

One Earth

By: Anuradha Rao
ISBN: 9781459818866
Nonfiction, Teen, Biography / Memoir
Resist: Peaceful Acts That Changed Our World

Resist

By: Diane Stanley
ISBN: 9780823444878
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography / Memoir
Shark Lady: The True Story of How Eugenie Clark Became the Ocean’s Most Fearless Scientist

Shark Lady

By: Jess Keating
Illustrated by:
Marta Álvarez Miguéns
ISBN: 9781492642046
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography / Memoir
This Is Your Time

This Is Your Time

By: Ruby Bridges
ISBN: 9780593378526
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography / Memoir
Untold: Defining Moments of the Uprooted

Untold

By: Gabriella Deonath & Kamini Ramdeen
ISBN: 9781645437161
Nonfiction, Teen, Biography / Memoir
Walking toward Peace: The True Story of a Brave Woman Called Peace Pilgrim

Walking toward Peace

By: Kathleen Krull
Illustrated by:
Annie Bowler
ISBN: 9781947888265
Fiction, 4-6, Biography / Memoir
Whoosh!: Lonnie Johnson’s Super-Soaking Stream of Inventions

Whoosh!

By: Chris Barton
Illustrated by:
Don Tate
ISBN: 9781580892988
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography / Memoir
Women in Biology

Women in Biology

By: Mary Wissinger
Illustrated by:
Danielle Pioli
ISBN: 9781938492303
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography / Memoir
Women in Chemistry

Women in Chemistry

By: Mary Wissinger
Illustrated by:
Danielle Pioli
ISBN: 9781938492310
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography / Memoir
Women in Physics

Women in Physics

By: Mary Wissinger
Illustrated by:
Danielle Pioli
ISBN: 9781945779114
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography / Memoir
Areli is a Dreamer: A True Story by Areli Morales, a DACA Recipient

Areli is a Dreamer

By: Areli Morales
Illustrated by:
Luisa Uribe
ISBN: 9781984893994
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography / Memoir
Sharice’s Big Voice: A Native Kid Becomes a Congresswoman

Sharice’s Big Voice

By: Sharice Davids and Nancy K. Mays
Illustrated by:
Joshua Mangeshig Pawls-Steckley
ISBN: 9780062979667
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography / Memoir
Shirley Chisholm Dared: The Story of the First Black Woman in Congress

Shirley Chisholm Dared

By: Alicia D. Williams
Illustrated by:
April Harrison
ISBN: 9780593123683
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography / Memoir
Just Pretend

Just Pretend

By: Tori Sharp
ISBN: 9780316538893
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography / Memoir
My Way West

My Way West

By: Elizabeth Goss
Illustrated by:
Elizabeth Goss
ISBN: 9781513267302
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography / Memoir
RuPaul (Little People, BIG DREAMS Series)

RuPaul (Little People, BIG DREAMS Series)

By: Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara
Illustrated by:
Wednesday Holmes
ISBN: 9780711246812
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography / Memoir
Two Grooms on a Cake: The Story of America’s First Gay Wedding

Two Grooms on a Cake

By: Rob Sanders
Illustrated by:
Robbie Cathro
ISBN: 9781499809565
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography / Memoir
Bobbie the Wonder Dog

Bobbie the Wonder Dog

By: Tricia Brown
Illustrated by:
Cary Porter
ISBN: 9781513277387
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography / Memoir
Born Ready: The True Story of A Boy Named Penelope

Born Ready

By: Jodie Patterson
Illustrated by:
Charnelle Pinkney Barlow
ISBN: 9780593123638
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography / Memoir
Flip! How the Frisbee Took Flight

Flip! How the Frisbee Took Flight

By: Margaret Muirhead
Illustrated by:
Adam Gustavson
ISBN: 9781580898805
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography / Memoir
Girl Warriors: How 25 Young Activists Are Saving the Earth

Girl Warriors

By: Rachel Sarah
ISBN: 9781641603713
Nonfiction, 7-12, Contemporary
Grandad’s Camper

Grandad’s Camper

By: Harry Woodgate
ISBN: 9781499811933
Fiction, 4-6, Biography / Memoir
How to Become an Accidental Activist

How to Become an Accidental Activist

By: Elizabeth MacLeod and Frieda Wishinsky
Illustrated by:
Jenn Playford
ISBN: 9781459826113
Nonfiction, 7-12, History
The Year of the Buttered Cat

The Year of the Buttered Cat

By: Susan Haas with Lexi Haas
Illustrated by:
Shanna Compton
ISBN: 9781734225938
Nonfiction, Teen, Biography / Memoir
Women in Physics

Women in Physics

By: Mary Wissinger
Illustrated by:
Danielle Pioli
ISBN: 9781938492341
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography / Memoir
All the Way to the Top

All the Way to the Top

By: Annette Bay Pimentel
Illustrated by:
Nabi H. Ali
ISBN: 9781492688976
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography / Memoir
Born Just Right

Born Just Right

By: Jordan Reeves, Jen Lee Reeves
ISBN: 9781534428393
Fiction, 7-12, Biography / Memoir
Disability Visibility (Adapted for Young Adults): 17 First-Person Stories for Today

Disability Visibility (Adapted for Young Adults)

By: Alice Wong
ISBN: 9780593381670
Nonfiction, Teen, Biography / Memoir
Dorothea’s Eyes: Dorothea Lange Photographs the Truth

Dorothea’s Eyes

By: Barb Rosenstock
Illustrated by:
Gérard DuBois
ISBN: 9781629792088
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography / Memoir
I Am Not a Label

I Am Not a Label

By: Cerrie Burnell
Illustrated by:
Lauren Mark Baldo
ISBN: 9780711247451
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography / Memoir
Looking Out for Sarah

Looking Out for Sarah

By: Glenna Lang
Illustrated by:
Glenna Lang
ISBN: 9781570916076
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography / Memoir
Stay Curious!: A Brief History of Stephen Hawking

Stay Curious!

By: Kathleen Krull and Paul Brewer
Illustrated by:
Boris Kulikov
ISBN: 9780399550287
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography / Memoir
Stevie Wonder (Little People, BIG DREAMS Series)

Stevie Wonder (Little People, BIG DREAMS Series)

By: Maria Isabel Sánchez Vegara
Illustrated by:
Melissa Lee Johnson
ISBN: 9780711257757
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography / Memoir
The Fastest Girl on Earth!: Meet Kitty O’Neil, Daredevil Driver!

The Fastest Girl on Earth!

By: Dean Robbins
Illustrated by:
Elizabeth Baddeley
ISBN: 9780593125717
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography / Memoir
All the Way to the Top. How One Girl’s Fight for Americans with Disabilities Changed Everything

All the Way to the Top. How One Girl’s Fight for Americans with Disabilities Changed Everything

By: Annette Bay Pimentel
Illustrated by:
Nabi H. Ali
ISBN: 9781492688976
Nonfiction, Diversity, K-2 Grade
Back to Top