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Twelve Rounds to Glory: The Story of Muhammad Ali
4.09
None
Jun 15, 2015
Jun 15, 2015
 
Harlem Renaissance Party
3.15
None
Mar 14, 2015
Mar 14, 2015
 
My Name Is Truth: The Life of Sojourner Truth
3.71
None
Mar 14, 2015
Mar 14, 2015
 
Odd Boy Out: Young Albert Einstein
3.83
None
Feb 20, 2014
Feb 20, 2014
 
Nelson Mandela
4.26
None
Nov 10, 2013
Jan 27, 2014
 
Liberty's Voice: the Emma Lazarus Story
3.86
None
Dec 27, 2011
Dec 27, 2011
 
Becoming Babe Ruth
4.14
None
Apr 15, 2013
Apr 24, 2013
 
Brave Girl: Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers' Strike of 1909
4.16
None
Apr 15, 2013
Feb 17, 2013
 
Africa Is My Home: A Child of the Amistad
4.01
None
Feb 17, 2014
Jan 21, 2013
 
The Watcher: Jane Goodall's Life with the Chimps
4.06
None
Nov 13, 2011
Nov 13, 2011
 
Dare to Dream...Change the World
4.66
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Dec 2012
Dec 01, 2012
 
A Moveable Feast: The Restored Edition
4.03
None
Dec 14, 2012
Dec 01, 2012
 
Hemingway's France: Images of the Lost Generation
3.47
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Nov 23, 2012
Dec 01, 2012
 
A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story
4.19
None
Jan 2011
Feb 20, 2012
 
A Nation's Hope: The Story of Boxing Legend Joe Louis
4.04
None
Dec 27, 2011
Dec 27, 2011
 
The Invention of Wings
4.22
None
May 09, 2014
Jan 12, 2014
 
Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales: The Underground Abductor (An Abolitionist Tale about Harriet Tubman)
4.51
Best biography of Harriet Tubman I've ever read.
May 27, 2015
Feb 28, 2015
 
The President's Stuck in the Bathtub: Poems About the Presidents
4.09
Dec 29, 2011
Dec 30, 2011
 
Primates: The Fearless Science of Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, and Biruté Galdikas
3.80
I knew about Jane Goodall and Dian Fossey, but not Biruté Galdikas.

Great message about how long science takes, and that science is not (ever) finishe
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Dec 17, 2013
Jun 11, 2013
 
The Story of Charlotte's Web: E.B. White's Eccentric Life in Nature and the Birth of an American Classic
3.77
Loved it. Makes me want to read Charlotte's Web again right now! Sims brought White to life and drew lines from his entire lifetime that pointed to th ...more
Aug 09, 2011
Jun 13, 2011
 
Pablo Neruda: Poet of the People
4.10
Thus book would be an ok children's biography of Neruda, but the illustrations lift it to the level of amazing. I've read the story, now I'm going to ...more
Oct 04, 2011
Oct 04, 2011
 
Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
4.45
An amazing story of resilience. Hard to listen to, but important to know...to never forget...to never repeat.
Feb 16, 2012
Jan 31, 2012
 
His Shoes Were Far Too Tight: Poems by Edward Lear
3.67
Not my cup of tea.
Dec 27, 2011
Dec 27, 2011
 
Tillie the Terrible Swede: How One Woman, a Sewing Needle, and a Bicycle Changed History
3.95
You go, girl!!
Nov 13, 2011
Nov 13, 2011
 
On a Beam of Light: A Story of Albert Einstein
4.21
Summer #bookaday 32
Jul 13, 2013
Jul 13, 2013
 
Master George's People: George Washington, His Slaves, and His Revolutionary Transformation
4.00
Summer #bookaday 9
Jun 14, 2013
Jun 14, 2013
 
The Bravest Woman in America
3.99
Another strong woman!
Nov 13, 2011
Nov 13, 2011
 
Wideness and Wonder: The Life and Art of Georgia O'Keeffe
3.97
O'Keefe lived an amazing life.
Sep 05, 2011
Sep 05, 2011
 
Fabulous: A Portrait of Andy Warhol
3.56
Good picture biography of andy warhol.
Oct 03, 2011
Oct 03, 2011
 
Strange Creatures : the Story of Walter Rothschild and His Museum
4.13
Inspiring story of following your dreams.
Oct 02, 2011
Oct 02, 2011
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