Memoir & Biography
Alex's passion for dance takes him to the big stage where dreams come true as he stars as one of the dancers in Billy Elliot.
This portrait of the Thomas Edison's rival details Tesla's fascination with electricity and his important inventions that enabled the use of alternating current to power homes.
Louisa May Alcott's experience as a Civil War nurse helped mold the wonderful writing style that produced Little Women and her other books.
George Ohr was certain of his genius as a potter, but the world hadn't caught up with him.
A pants-wearing woman served as the first female surgeon during the Civil War and earned the Medal of Honor.
Frost's fifteen-year-old daughter narrates this description of her family's life in the New England countryside, interspersed with lines from his poems, twelve of his which are included.
Inspiring stories of six powerful figures are connected by their unwavering commitment to peace, even in the face of violence and oppression.
A diverse group of women from various backgrounds succeed in businesses ranging from cosmetics to high finance to aviation.
When music-loving Clive Campbell moved to the Bronx, he influenced a generation by creating hip hop, enticing kids to dance rather than fight.
How did a rebellious printer's apprentice become an American icon? By helping to draft the Declaration of Independence and inventing the lightning rod, among his many other political and scientific contributions.
These ten women from around the world made a difference in the areas of politics, equality, disability, and women's rights.
This well-researched account provides a compelling view of the renowned Mexican painter and muralist. Examples of his art are included.
The experiences of individual enslaved Africans who lived at Mount Vernon are described in detail.