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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101 Hymn Stories
by Kenneth Osbeck
from Kregel Publications
for 6th-12th grade
in History of Hymns (Location: J)
$15.99
101 More Hymn Stories
by Kenneth Osbeck
from Kregel Publications
for 6th-12th grade
in History of Hymns (Location: J)
$16.99
Adventures of Theodore Roosevelt
by Theodore Roosevelt
from National Geographic
for 9th-Adult
in Biographies (Location: O1A-BIO)
$13.60
Alfred the Great
by Asser
from Penguin Classics
Biography for 9th-Adult
in Medieval Literature (Location: LIT2-MED)
$15.30
Amazing Grace
by Eric Metaxas
from HarperOne
for 10th-Adult
in Biographies (Location: O1A-BIO)
$13.59
Amistad
by Helen Kromer
from The Pilgrim Press
for 7th-Adult
in Slavery & the Underground Railroad (Location: G4D-HIS)
$16.00
Anne Bradstreet
by Heidi L. Nichols
from P&R Publishing
Biography for 10th-Adult
in Biographies (Location: O1A-BIO)
$11.89
Anne Bradstreet
Christian Encounters
by D. B. Kellogg
from Thomas Nelson Publishers
for 7th-Adult
in Christian Encounters (Location: N6C-BIO)
Arrow Pointing to Heaven
by James Bryan Smith
Revised from B&H Books
for 10th-Adult
in Biographies (Location: O1A-BIO)
$12.74
Art of War
by Sun Tzu
from Perseus Books Group
for 10th-Adult
in Ancient Literature (Location: MLIT-ANC)
$7.50 (1 in stock)
Athanasius
by Peter Leithart
from Baker Academics
in Biographies (Location: O1A-BIO)
$27.99
Atkinson: Pioneer Oregon Educator
by Donald J. Sevetson
from CreateSpace
for 10th-Adult
in Biographies (Location: O1A-BIO)
$12.00
Augustine on the Christian Life
Theologians on the Christian Life
by Gerald Bray
from Crossway Books
for 9th-Adult
Autobiography of Charles G. Finney
by Charles G. Finney
from Bethany House
Autobiography for 9th-Adult
in Biographies (Location: O1A-BIO)
$12.74 $4.00 (5 in stock)
Autobiography of G. K. Chesterton
by G. K. Chesterton
from Ignatius Press
Autobiography for 10th-Adult
in 20th & 21st Century Literature (Location: LIT7-20)
Autobiography of George Muller
by George Muller
from Whitaker House
Biography for 11th-Adult
in Biographies (Location: O1A-BIO)
$8.49
Band of Brothers
by Stephen Ambrose
from Simon and Schuster
for 10th-Adult
in WWII: European Theater (Location: HIS-20CWW2)
$17.00
Bavinck on the Christian Life
Theologians on the Christian Life
by John Bolt
1st edition from Crossway Books
for Adult
Bonhoeffer
by Eric Metaxas
1st edition from Thomas Nelson Publishers
for 11th-Adult
in Biographies (Location: O1A-BIO)
$17.84
Bonhoeffer on the Christian Life
Theologians on the Christian Life
by Stephen J. Nichols
from Crossway Books
for Adult
Born Again
by Charles Colson
from Chosen Books
for 9th grade-Adult
in Biographies (Location: O1A-BIO)
$16.99
Boys in the Boat
by Daniel James Brown
Reprint from Penguin Putnam
for 9th-Adult
in 20th & 21st Century Literature (Location: LIT7-20)
Brendan Voyage
Modern Library Exploration
by Tim Severin
from Modern Library
for 10th-Adult
in 20th & 21st Century Literature (Location: LIT7-20)
Bring Your Eyes and See
International Adventures
by Steve Goode, Mary Goode
from YWAM Publishing
for 7th-Adult
in International Adventures (Location: N6D-ADV)
$12.00
Bruchko
by Bruce Olson
from Charisma House
Biography for 10th-Adult
in Biographies (Location: O1A-BIO)
$12.74
Bruchko and the Motilone Miracle
by Bruce Olson
from Charisma House
Biography for 10th-Adult
in Biographies (Location: O1A-BIO)
$12.74
Bulletproof George Washington
by David Barton
2nd edition from WallBuilder Press
Biography for 9th-adult
in Biographies (Location: O1A-BIO)
$5.00 $3.00 (1 in stock)
C. S. Lewis: The Man Behind Narnia
by Beatrice Gormley
from Eerdmans
Biography for 9th-Adult
in Biographies (Location: O1A-BIO)
$10.20
Calvin on the Christian Life
Theologians on the Christian Life
by Michael Horton
1st edition from Crossway Books
for Adult
Chance to Die
by Elisabeth Elliot
from Revell Publishing
Biography for 8th-12th grade
in Biographies (Location: O1A-BIO)
$18.69
Christianity and the Constitution
by John Eidsmoe
from Baker Academics
for Adult
$25.00 $15.00 (1 in stock)
Churchill
by Paul Johnson
Reprint from Penguin Putnam
for 9th-Adult
in Biographies (Location: O1A-BIO)
$13.60
Common Sense 101
by Dale Ahlquist
from Ignatius Press
for 9th-Adult
in 20th & 21st Century Literature (Location: LIT7-20)
$15.50
Conversations With C.S. Lewis
by Robert Velarde
from InterVarsity Press
for 9th-Adult
Cornelius Van Til
by John Frame
from P&R Publishing
for 11th-Adult
$26.00
Cost of Discipleship
by Dietrich Bonhoeffer
1st edition from Touchstone
for 10th-Adult
in 20th & 21st Century Literature (Location: LIT7-20)
$14.44
D. L. Moody
by Kevin Belmonte
from Thomas Nelson Publishers
for 7th-Adult
in Christian Encounters (Location: N6C-BIO)
$10.20
Dayuma
by Ethel Emily Wallis
from YWAM Publishing
for 7th-Adult
in International Adventures (Location: N6D-ADV)
$12.74
Discoverers
by Daniel J. Boorstin
from Vintage Classics
for 10th-Adult
in Exploration (1450-1900) (Location: G3B-HIS)
$17.00
Don't Let the Goats Eat the Loquat Trees
by Thomas Hale
from Zondervan
for 9th-Adult
in History of Missions (Location: J)
$12.99
Edwards on the Christian Life
Theologians on the Christian Life
by Dane C. Ortlund
from Crossway Books
for Adult
Endurance
by Alfred Lansing
from Tyndale House
for 9th-Adult
in 20th Century Exploration (Location: HIS-20EXP)
$11.99
Evidence Not Seen
by Darlene Deibler Rose
from HarperCollins
Biography for 9th-Adult
in Biographies (Location: O1A-BIO)
$12.74
First Voyage to America
by Christopher Columbus
from Dover Publications
Historical Primary Sources for 10th-Adult
in Exploration (1450-1900) (Location: G3B-HIS)
$6.00 (1 in stock)
Flyboys
by James Bradley
2nd edition from Back Bay Books
for 10th grade-adult
For God and His People
by J. H. Merle D'Aubigne
from Bob Jones University Press
Biography for 9th-12th grade
in Biographies (Location: O1A-BIO)
$11.05
Four Voyages
by Christopher Columbus
from Penguin Classics
Historical Primary Sources for 9th-Adult
in Renaissance & Reformation Literature (Location: LIT3-REN)
$14.45
Francis Schaeffer
by Bruce Little, ed.
from P&R Publishing
for 10th-Adult
in Biographies (Location: O1A-BIO)
$11.04
Fyodor Dostoevsky
Christian Encounters Series
by Peter Leithart
from Thomas Nelson Publishers
for 9th-Adult
in Christian Encounters (Location: N6C-BIO)
Galileo's Daughter
by Dava Sobel
from Penguin Putnam
for 11th-Adult
in Biographies (Location: O1A-BIO)
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