Basic Biographies

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Biographies are an essential part of the curriculum, and our Basic Biographies offer young readers a first look at some well-known, fascinating figures. Aligned to curriculum standards, this series features easy-to-read text and carefully chosen photos that highlight key moments of the subjects' lives. Glossary terms and sources for further information encourage follow-up exploration.

Individual Titles

Title   ATOS Format Qty
Basic Biographies (8 titles)
Albert Einstein
Barack Obama
Charles Schulz
Helen Keller
Jackie Robinson
Michelle Obama
Rosa Parks
Thomas Edison
  • New! Fall 2017
  • New! Spring 2017



  • Graphics: Full-color photographs, Historical photographs
  • Reinforced book (9781602533851): 9.5 x 8, © 2010
  • Hosted ebook (9781623233464): 9.5 x 8, © 2013
  • Subject: Social Studies
  • Series: Basic Biographies


  • Suggested Interest Level: Preschool - Grade 2
  • Suggested Reading Level: Grade 1

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