Best Children’s United States Biographies Books
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1. The Incredible Adventures of Rush Revere: Rush Revere and the Brave Pilgrims; Rush Revere and the First Patriots; Rush Revere and the American … Banner; Rush Revere and the Presidency
Author: by Rush Limbaugh
Explore the earliest days of the United States with this boxed set containing the #1 New York Times bestselling Time Travels with Exceptional Americans series from Rush Limbaugh! From the nationally syndicated radio host and #1 New York Times bestselling author Rush Limbaugh comes this special boxed set of four exciting Rush Revere titles, perfect for those who want to discover more about some of the most remarkable Americans in history!
Starting with the arrival of the Mayflower in 1620, Rush Revere and the Brave Pilgrims, you can join these daring English settlers as they arrive in America and celebrate the first Thanksgiving. Follow that with Rush Revere and the First Patriots and discover just how the talk of revolution and liberty spread from the bustling streets of 1760s Boston.
Join the fight for freedom with Rush Revere and the American Revolution and be on hand for some of the most important battles of the war. Experience America’s first days as a nation and meet James Madison as writes the Constitution in Rush Revere and the Star-Spangled Banner!
2. Stephen Curry: The Children’s Book: The Boy Who Never Gave Up
Author: by Anthony Curcio
The Boy Who Never Gave Up is the inspiring true story of NBA superstar Stephen Curry. This Fully illustrated picture book biography tells the story of a young boy who many said was too short to play in high school, too weak to play in college and not good enough to play in the NBA.
Against all odds, this small boy who follows his dream, not only makes it to the NBA, but becomes one of the greatest players to ever play the game of basketball. Children’s/Kids Picture Book Biography K-3Be sure to check out this author’s newest release: NBA All Stars 2020-21: The Ultimate Basketball Activity, Stats and Coloring Book for Adults and Kids!By Anthony Curcio!
3. Becoming Muhammad Ali
Author: by James Patterson
From two heavy-hitters in Children’s literature comes a critically acclaimed biographical novel of cultural icon Muhammad Ali. “This utterly delightful story about Ali’s childhood is a smash hit.” – School Library Journal (starred review) Longlisted for the 2022-2023 Indiana Young Hoosier Book Award, and nominated for the 2021-2022 Black Eyed Susan Book Award!
Before he was a household name, Cassius Clay was a kid with struggles like any other. Kwame Alexander and James Patterson join forces to vividly depict his life up to age seventeen in both prose and verse, including his childhood friends, struggles in school, the racism he faced, and his discovery of boxing.
Readers will learn about Cassius’ family and neighbors in Louisville, Kentucky, and how, after a thief stole his bike, Cassius began training as an amateur boxer at age twelve. Before long, he won his first Golden Gloves bout and began his transformation into the unrivaled Muhammad Ali.
Fully authorized by and written in cooperation with the Muhammad Ali estate, and vividly brought to life by Dawud Anyabwile’s dynamic artwork, Becoming Muhammad Ali captures the budding charisma and youthful personality of one of the greatest sports heroes of all time.
4. Mae Among the Stars
Author: by Roda Ahmed
A beautiful picture book for sharing and marking special occasions such as graduation, inspired by the life of the first African American woman to travel in space, Mae Jemison. An Amazon Best Book of the Month! A great classroom and bedtime read-aloud, Mae Among the Stars is the perfect book for young readers who have big dreams and even bigger hearts.
When Little Mae was a child, she dreamed of dancing in space. She imagined herself surrounded by billions of stars, floating, gliding, and discovering. She wanted to be an astronaut. Her mom told her, “If you believe it, and work hard for it, anything is possible.
Little Mae’s curiosity, intelligence, and determination, matched with her parents’ encouraging words, paved the way for her incredible success at NASA as the first African American woman to travel in space. This book will inspire other young girls to reach for the stars, to aspire for the impossible, and to persist with childlike imagination.
5. She's Got This
Author: by Laurie Hernandez
A New York Times bestseller! From gold-medal-winning Olympic gymnast and bestselling author Laurie Hernandez comes a picture book about chasing your dreams and never giving up. Even Olympians have to start somewhere. And in this charming illustrated book, Laurie Hernandez tells the story of Zoe, a little girl who dreams of flyingand becoming a gymnast.
When Zoe sees a gymnast on TV, she realizes that gymnastics is just like flying. But when she first goes to class and falls off the balance beam, she discovers that following her dreams is harder and scarier than she thought.
Through this heartwarming and inspirational story, featuring vibrant art from #1 New York Times bestselling and Geisel Honor-winning artist Nina Mata, Laurie imparts important lessons she learned on her way to Olympic glory: You always have to get back up and try again, and you always have to believe in yourself.
6. Carry On, Mr. Bowditch
Author: by Jean Lee Latham
Readers today are still fascinated by Nat,? An eighteenth-century nautical wonder and mathematical wizard. Nathaniel Bowditch grew up in a sailor? S worldSalem in the early days, when tall-masted ships from foreign ports crowded the wharves.But Nat didn? T promise to have the makings of a sailor; he was too physically small.
Nat may have been slight of build, but no one guessed that he had the persistence and determination to master sea navigation in the days when men sailed only by log, lead, and lookout.?Nat? S long hours of study and observation, collected in his famous work, The American Practical Navigator (also known as the Sailors?Bible?, stunned the sailing community and made him a New England hero.
7. All-of-a-Kind Family
Author: by Sydney Taylor
Meet the All-of-a-Kind Family – Ella, Henny, Sarah, Charlotte, and Gertie – who live with their parents in New York City at the turn of the century. Together they share adventures that find them searching for hidden buttons while dusting Mama’s front parlor and visiting with the peddlers in Papa’s shop on rainy days.
The girls enjoy doing everything together, especially when it involves holidays and surprises. But no one could have prepared them for the biggest surprise of all!
8. Salt in His Shoes: Michael Jordan in Pursuit of a Dream
Author: by Deloris Jordan
Michael Jordan’s mother and sister team up for this heartwarming and inspirational picture book about faith and hope and how any family working together can help a child make his or her dreams come true.Michael Jordan. The mere mention of the name conjures up visions of basketball played at its absolute best.
But as a child, Michael almost gave up on his hoop dreams, all because he feared he’d never grow tall enough to play the game that would one day make him famous. That’s when his mother and father stepped in and shared the invaluable lesson of what really goes into the making of a championpatience, determination, and hard work.
9. Kamala and Maya’s Big Idea
Author: by Meena Harris
Balzer + Bray
INSPIRED BY A TRUE STORY FROM THE CHILDHOOD OF VICE PRESIDENT KAMALA HARRIS! A beautiful, empowering picture book about two sisters who work with their community to effect change, inspired by a true story from the childhood of the author’s aunt, Kamala Harris, and mother, lawyer and policy expert Maya Harris.
A must read for little girls around the world. Elizabeth Warren, U.S. Senator from MassachusettsAn inspiring tale. Stacey Abrams, Former Minority Leader, Georgia House of Representatives; Founder and Chair, Fair Fight ActionI love this book. Megan Rapinoe, Co-Captain, U.S.
Women’s National Soccer TeamOne day, Kamala and Maya had an idea. A big idea: They would turn their empty apartment courtyard into a playground! This is the uplifting tale of how the author’s aunt and mother first learned to persevere in the face of disappointment and turned a dream into reality.
This is a story of Children’s ability to make a difference and of a community coming together to transform their neighborhood. A New York Times bestseller!
10. The Girl Who Thought in Pictures: The Story of Dr. Temple Grandin (Amazing Scientists, 1)
Author: by Julia Finley Mosca
A reissue of Pam Munoz Ryan’s bestselling backlist with a distinctive new author treatment. In this fast-paced, courageous, and inspiring story, readers adventure with Charlotte Parkhurst as she first finds work as a stable hand, becomes a famous stage-coach driver (performing brave feats and outwitting bandits), finds love as a woman but later resumes her identity as a man after the loss of a baby and the tragic death of her husband, and ultimately settles out west on the farm she’d dreamed of having since childhood.
It wasn’t until after her death that anyone discovered she was a woman.
12. George Washington's Socks (Time Travel Adventures)
Author: by Elvira Woodruff
Elvira Woodruff’s million-copy seller, GEORGE WASHINGTON’S SOCKS, returns in time for the book’s anticipated HC sequel – Ben Franklin’s Boots! A mysterious rowboat transports five adventurous kids back in time to the eve of the Battle at Trenton where they experience the American Revolution.
Through encounters with Hessian soldiers, revolutionaries, and even George Washington himself, Matthew, Quentin, Hooter, Tony, and Katie watch history unfold before their eyes as they see first-hand, the grim realities of war and the cost of freedom.
13. Ben and Me: An Astonishing Life of Benjamin Franklin by His Good Mouse Amos
Author: by Robert Lawson
Ever wonder where inventors get their ideas? As it turns out, the great inventor Benjamin Franklin got his best ideas from a mouse named Amos! Funny, interesting and wise, this classic tale has been a favorite for generations. Once you’ve met Amos and read his account, you’ll never think of Ben Franklin-or American history-quite the same way.
Explore this historical time period even further in this new edition of award-winning author Robert Lawson’s classic tale, with additional bonus material, including a map of Ben Franklin’s travels! Did you ever wonder where inventors get their ideas? Benjamin Franklin was one of the most famous inventors in American history, and according to this amusing book, he got most of his ideas-the good ones at any rate-from a mouse!
Funny, interesting and wise, Ben and Me is a classic American story that has been read by generations of young people. Once you’ve met Amos the mouse, you’ll always remember Benjamin Franklin a little differently than the history books do.
Author: by Misty Copeland
In her debut picture book, Misty Copeland tells the story of a young girl-an every girl-whose confidence is fragile and who is questioning her own ability to reach the heights that Misty has reached. Misty encourages this young girl’s faith in herself and shows her exactly how, through hard work and dedication, she too can become Firebird.
Lyrical and affecting text paired with bold, striking illustrations that are some of Caldecott Honoree Christopher Myers’s best work, makes Firebird perfect for aspiring ballerinas everywhere.
15. The Doctor with an Eye for Eyes: The Story of Dr. Patricia Bath (Amazing Scientists, 2)
Author: by Julia Finley Mosca
The Innovation Press
Chicago Public Library Best of the Best SelectionNSTA Best STEM Books for K-12 SelectionA Mighty Girl Book of the YearIf you like to think big, but some say you’re too small, or they say you’re too young or too slow or too tall…
Meet Dr. Baththe scientist who never lost sight of her dreams! As a girl coming of age during the Civil Rights Movement, Patricia Bath made it her mission to become a doctor. When obstacles like racism, poverty, and sexism threatened this goal, she perseveredbrightening the world with a game-changing treatment for blindness!
The Doctor with an Eye for Eyes: The Story of Dr. Patricia Bath is the second book in a brand new educational series about the inspirational lives of amazing scientists! In addition to the illustrated rhyming tale, you’ll find a complete biography, fun facts, a colorful timeline of events, and even a note from Dr. Bath herself!
16. A Little House Picture Book Treasury: Six Stories of Life on the Prairie
Author: by Laura Ingalls Wilder
This hardcover, full-color treasury includes six picture book stories adapted from the classic Little House books. The Little House series introduced generations of readers to Laura Ingalls Wilder’s life on the frontier. Now with this illustrated storybook collection, the youngest readers can share in her world as well.
Laura Ingalls lives in a snug little log cabin with her ma, her pa, her sisters, Mary and Carrie, and their dog, Jack. Almanzo Wilder lives on a farm with his family and lots of animals. These pioneer children have all sorts of adventures, including trips to town, county fairs, cozy winter days, and holidays with family.
The six stories included in this treasury were originally published as stand-alone picture books: A Little Prairie House, Going to Town, County Fair, Sugar Snow, Winter Days in the Big Woods, and Christmas in the Big Woods.