Biography by Type of Person

This is easily our most clumsily-titled category. We apologize, and politely ask that you get over it. Regardless of its clumsiness, you get the point: these are biographies sorted according to the occupation of the subject. So, Marie Curie will show up in the "Scientists, Naturalists & Inventors" category, and Alexander the Great can be found in "Military Heroes & Scourges."

Of course, many biographies will end up in multiple categories. For instance, Marie Curie will also be in "Famous Women" and Alexander the Great is in "World Leaders" as well. We've done our best to include each person in every category in which they belong, but we fully admit we're fallible and limited human beings.

The intention is that these interrelated categorizations will help you zero in on just the right person and topic. If you want to find out which presidents were also Army commanders, you'll be able to do so; and if you want to read a biography about a woman who was also an inventor and an explorer, these subcategories will help you find it.

Getting the most out of this system will require you to put the links on the left-hand sidebar to use. We've put countless hours into putting books in categories and then linking those categories so that you can find exactly the book you're looking for, or at least books about the person you want to read about.

We obviously haven't exhausted the "types of people" with our categories, but we've covered the major bases. Whether you want to read about a politician, a general, a school teacher, a missionary, a baseball pitcher, or an African-American missionary memoir-writer, we've done our best to facilitate your search and help you discover what you need.

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Active Filters: 10th grade (Ages 15-16), Used Books & Materials
Abraham Lincoln's World
by Genevieve Foster, expanded by Joanna Foster
from Beautiful Feet Books
Historical Non-fiction for 7th-10th grade
1945 Newbery Honor Book
in American Civil War (1860-1865) (Location: HISA-19CW)
$21.95 $12.50 (1 in stock)
Abraham Lincoln's World
by Genevieve Foster
from Charles Scribner's Sons
Historical Non-fiction for 7th-10th grade
1945 Newbery Honor Book
in Vintage & Collectible (Location: VIN-COL)
$22.00 (1 in stock)
Abraham Lincoln: Great Speeches
Dover Thrift Editions
by Abraham Lincoln & John Grafton, editor
from Dover Publications
Political Philosophy for 10th-Adult
in 19th Century Literature (Location: LIT6-19)
$1.70 $0.96 (2 in stock)
Abraham Lincoln: The War Years - 4 Volumes
by Carl Sandburg
from Harcourt
for 10th-Adult
in Biographies (Location: BIO)
$16.00 (1 in stock)
Adventure of Missionary Heroism
by John C. Lambert
from Vision Forum
Biography Anthologies for 7th-Adult
in History of Missions (Location: XCH-MIS)
$14.40 $6.00 (1 in stock)
Amazing Grace of Freedom
by Ken Wales, Susan Wales, Ted Baehr
2nd edition
for 6th-10th grade
in Biographies (Location: BIO)
$10.00 (1 in stock)
And the Word Came With Power
by Joanne Shetler, Patricia Purvis
from Wycliffe Bible Translators
for 2nd-12th grade
in Biographies (Location: BIO)
$6.80 (3 in stock)
Attack at Michilimackinac 1763
by David Armour
from Mackinac State Historic Parks
for 8th-12th grade
in Exploration (1450-1900) (Location: HISA-16EXP)
$4.00 (1 in stock)
Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man
Dover Thrift Editions
by James Weldon Johnson
from Dover Publications
for 10th-Adult
in Biographies (Location: BIO)
$3.40 $2.00 (1 in stock)
Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
Dover Thrift Editions
by Benjamin Franklin
from Dover Publications
for 9th-Adult
in Biographies (Location: BIO)
$3.40 $2.00 (3 in stock)
Autobiography of Charles G. Finney
by Charles G. Finney
from Bethany House
Autobiography for 9th-Adult
in Biographies (Location: BIO)
$12.74 $6.00 (4 in stock)
Autobiography of Malcolm X
by Malcolm X
from Ballantine Books
for 10th-Adult
in Clearance: Literature (Location: CLE-LIT)
$3.00 (1 in stock)
Benjamin O. Davis, Jr.: American
by Benjamin O. Davis, Jr.
1st edition from Smithsonian Books
for 9th-Adult
in Clearance: Biographies (Location: CLE-BIO)
$2.00 (1 in stock)
Black Heroes of the American Revolution
by Burke Davis
from Harcourt, Brace & World
for 4th-10th grade
in American Revolution (1765-1783) (Location: HISA-18REV)
$3.50 (1 in stock)
Born Again
by Charles W. Colson
First Edition from Chosen Books
for 10th-Adult
in Biographies (Location: BIO)
$6.40 (1 in stock)
Born Again
by Charles Colson
from Chosen Books
for 9th grade-Adult
in Biographies (Location: BIO)
$6.40 (1 in stock)
Born to Be Great
by Louise Gherasim
from Authorhouse
for 7th-12th grade
in Clearance: Biographies (Location: CLE-BIO)
$2.40 (1 in stock)
Bud & Me
by Alta Abernathy, Barbara Harris
2nd edition
for 5th-10th grade
in Biographies (Location: BIO)
$4.00 (1 in stock)
Bugles, Banners & War Bonnets
by E. Lisle Reedstrom
First Edition from Caxton Press
for 6th-Adult
in Clearance: History & Geography (Location: ZCLE-HIS)
$3.00 (3 in stock)
Bulletproof George Washington
by David Barton
2nd edition from WallBuilder Press
Biography for 9th-adult
in Biographies (Location: BIO)
$3.00 (1 in stock)
Call of Duty
Leaders in Action Series
by Steve Wilkins
from Cumberland House
Biography for 9th-Adult
in Leaders in Action (Location: BIO-LIA)
$13.56 $8.00 (1 in stock)
Carry a Big Stick
Leaders in Action Series
by George Grant
from Cumberland House
Biography for 9th-Adult
in Leaders in Action (Location: BIO-LIA)
$8.00 (1 in stock)
Chopin, His Life and Times
by Ates Orga
from Paganiniana Publications
for 7th-12th grade
in Clearance: Biographies (Location: CLE-BIO)
$4.00 (1 in stock)
Chord of Steel
by Thomas B. Costain
from Doubleday & Company
for 8th-Adult
in Biographies (Location: BIO)
$3.20 (1 in stock)
Coffin for King Charles
by C. V. Wedgwood
First Edition from Time-Life Books
for 10th-Adult
in Clearance: Literature (Location: CLE-LIT)
$2.00 (1 in stock)
Columbus
by John Dyson
from Simon and Schuster
Biography for 7th-12th grade
in Clearance: History & Geography (Location: ZCLE-HIS)
$5.00 (2 in stock)
Columbus and the Age of Discovery
by William Scheller, Zvi Dor-Ner
1st edition from William Morrow & Company
for 7th-12th grade
in Exploration (1450-1900) (Location: HISA-16EXP)
$14.00 (1 in stock)
Custer Adventure
by Richard Upton
from Old Army Press
for 8th-12th grade
in Clearance: History & Geography (Location: ZCLE-HIS)
$2.00 (2 in stock)
Diary of A Young Girl
by Anne Frank
from Bantam Books
Autobiographies & Memoirs for 8th-Adult
in Biographies (Location: BIO)
$2.40 (1 in stock)
Divine Light
Leaders in Action Series
by David Vaughan
from Cumberland House
Biographies for 9th-12th grade
in Leaders in Action (Location: BIO-LIA)
$9.60 (1 in stock)
Dr. Oma
Chosen Daughters
by Ethel Herr
from P&R Publishing
for 6th-10th grade
in Biographies (Location: BIO)
$6.00 (1 in stock)
Drawings of the Masters: Flemish & Dutch Drawings
by Colin Eisler
from Shorewood Publishers
for 5th-Adult
in Great Artists (Location: ELE-ARTISTS)
$3.20 (1 in stock)
Edward VIII
by Frances Lonsdale, Lady Donaldson
Abridged from Lippincott
for 8th-Adult
in Clearance: Biographies (Location: CLE-BIO)
$3.00 (1 in stock)
Elizabeth I
by Jacob Abbott
from A Beka Books
for 7th-10th grade
in A Beka Book Report books (Location: REA-ABK)
$9.50 (2 in stock)
Eric Liddell
Men of Faith
by Catherine Swift
from Bethany House
Biography for 6th-12th grade
in Clearance: Biographies (Location: CLE-BIO)
$2.00 (1 in stock)
Faith of Our Fathers: Scenes from American Church History
by Mark Sidwell, editor
from Bob Jones University Press
Church History Reference for 7th-12th grade
in Clearance: Christian Books (Location: ZCLE-CHR)
$5.00 (1 in stock)
Fifty Mighty Men
by Grant MacEwan
from Western Publishing
for 7th-12th grade
in Clearance: History & Geography (Location: ZCLE-HIS)
$3.00 (1 in stock)
First Voyage to America
by Christopher Columbus
from Dover Publications
Historical Primary Sources for 10th-Adult
in Exploration (1450-1900) (Location: HISA-16EXP)
$8.46 $4.80 (2 in stock)
Forgotten Founding Father
Leaders in Action Series
by Stephen Mansfield
from Cumberland House
Biography for 9th-12th grade
in Leaders in Action (Location: BIO-LIA)
$13.56 $8.00 (1 in stock)
Francis Drake
Great Lives
by Neville Williams
from Book Club Associates
for 7th-Adult
in Clearance: Biographies (Location: CLE-BIO)
$2.00 (2 in stock)
Franz Schubert
by Newman Flower
1939 Printing from Tudor Publishing Company
for 9th-Adult
in Clearance: Biographies (Location: CLE-BIO)
$2.00 (1 in stock)
Genealogy of the Kings of France and Their Wives
from Ouest-France
for 8th-12th grade
in France (Location: HISMC-FRA)
$5.00 (1 in stock)
General Douglas MacArthur, Fighter for Freedom
by Francis Trevelyan Miller
from John C. Winston
for 6th-10th grade
in Clearance: Biographies (Location: CLE-BIO)
$3.00 (1 in stock)
Give Me Liberty
Leaders in Action Series
by David Vaughan
from Cumberland House
Biography for 9th-Adult
in Leaders in Action (Location: BIO-LIA)
$15.96 $8.00 (1 in stock)
God's Smuggler
by Brother Andrew
35 Anv from Chosen Books
Biography for 7th-Adult
in Biographies (Location: BIO)
$8.00 (1 in stock)
Golden Admiral
by F. Van Wyck Mason
First Edition from Doubleday & Company
for 7th-Adult
in Historical Fiction (Location: FIC-HIF)
$9.60 (1 in stock)
Governor of England
by Marjorie Bowen
from Inheritance Publications
Biography for 9th-12th grade
in Inheritance Fiction (Location: FIC-WHO)
$15.26 $9.60 (2 in stock)
Harriet Beecher Stowe
by Noel Bertram Gerson
1st edition from Henry Holt and Company
for 10th-Adult
in Biographies (Location: BIO)
$3.00 (1 in stock)
Harriet Tubman: Moses of Her People
by Sarah Bradford
from Citadel Press
for 6th-Adult
in Clearance: Biographies (Location: CLE-BIO)
$2.40 (1 in stock)
Harry S. Truman
by Margaret Truman
from William Morrow & Company
for 9th-Adult
in Clearance: Biographies (Location: CLE-BIO)
$2.00 (1 in stock)
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