Biographies

WHO WAS? SERIES – PENGUIN WORKSHOP (GRADES 3 & UP)

What Is the Story of Alice in Wonderland?
Published in Available April 6, 2021
Illustrated by Robert Squier

Jump down the rabbit hole of history and discover the story behind one of children’s books most curious and fearless characters.


Who Was Juliette Gordon Low?
Published in Available July 6, 2021
Illustrated by Dede Putra

Meet Juliette, a woman who never took no for an answer and empowered generations of young girls as founder of the Girl Scouts of America.


Who Is the Dalai Lama?
Published in 2018
Illustrated by Dede Putra

Find inspiration in the spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhism who spreads a message of peace and compassion with the world.


Who Are the Rolling Stones?
Published in 2017
Illustrated by Ted Hammond

Read about these rockers who have been following their love of music for more than fifty years!


Who Was Cesar Chavez?
Published in 2017
Illustrated by Ted Hammond

Follow the story of the most famous Latino American civil rights activist and his tireless work for fairness in the farming industry.


Who Was Marie Antoinette?
Published in 2015
Illustrated by John O'Brien

Discover the whirlwind life of French royalty and the young girl who became queen and started a revolution.


Who Was Harriet Beecher Stowe?
Published in 2015
Illustrated by Gregory Copeland

Meet a talented woman who used her powerful words to help end slavery in the United States.


Who Was Gandhi?
Published in 2014
Illustrated by Jerry Hoare

Find out all about the life of this great man, his journey to bringing freedom to India, and the valuable lessons of peace that he passed on to the world.


ROOKIE BIOGRAPHY SERIES—Scholastic (Grades K-2)

Neil Armstrong
Published in 2014

Meet the adventurous astronaut who explored further than anyone had before!


George Washington Carver
Published in 2014

Meet the curious scientist who helped nurture farmers and new agricultural methods.