May 17, 2021 | Michelle
A Biography tells you all about someone's life. In these fantastic new additions to our JBIO collection, be prepared to be taken to other places, times, and lifestyles. Who knows? Maybe it will be your Biography or Memoir that we have on the library's shelves to share with a new generation of kids and adults.
Fans of JoJo Siwa-or as she calls them, Siwanators-know JoJo's personality is as colorful as her bows. Learn all about how JoJo danced, laughed, and sparkled her way to fame and her own business empire.
Scientist June Almeida's skill in using the electron microscope helped identify viruses, and when she was 34 years old, she discovered the first human coronavirus.
In this chapter book biography by award-winning author Lesa Cline-Ransome, readers learn about the amazing life of Claudette Colvin--and how she persisted.
Before Rosa Parks famously refused to give up her seat on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama, fifteen-year-old Claudette Colvin made the same choice. She insisted on standing up--or in her case, sitting down--for what was right, and in doing so, fought for equality, fairness, and justice.
Kobe Bryant dominated the world of basketball as an 18-time NBA All-Star, a five-time NBA champion, and a two-time Olympic gold medalist. This biography details his life and his thrilling legacy.
This title is an introductory biography on Joe Biden, the 46th president of the United States. Readers will learn where Joe was born, where he went to school, and about his family. Readers will also learn a bit about Joe's career, like his time in the senate, his service as vice president, his campaign for the presidency alongside Kamala Harris, and his election. Complete with photographs of Biden's life.
Senator Kamala Harris is known as a tough prosecutor. She made history as the first Black and Indian woman to lead a major ticket. Follow her fight to the White House!
Presents a brief biography of Henry Louis Gates Jr. African-American genealogist and scholar, including information on his childhood, family life, and academic achievements.
The Newbery Honor-winning author of Genesis Begins Again offers a picture book rendering of Zora Neale Hurston’s childhood to illuminate the rich natural-world and cultural experiences that shaped her education and career as a storyteller.
A photo-illustrated biography for early readers on soccer superstar Megan Rapinoe. Describes her childhood, when she started playing soccer, and how she got to be a world-renowned player. Includes a fact sheet with highlighted accomplishments, glossary, books, and websites.
A young mathematical genius from India searches for the secrets hidden inside numbers, and for someone who understands him, in this heartwarming biography.
The first ever picture book biography about the inimitable Fred Rogers, beloved creator and star of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood.