Great Biographies of Great Men and Women (A Selected List from 2006)
Bardoe, Cheryl. (2006) Gregor Mendel: The Friar Who Grew Peas. Illustrated by Joseph A. Smith. Abrams Books for Young Readers. ISBN 0-8109-5475-3.

Minor, Wendell.  (2006) Yankee Doodle America: The Spirit of 1776 from A to Z.  G.P. Putnam’s Sons.  ISBN: 0-399-24003-9

Barber, Tiki and Ronde, with Robert Burleigh. (2006) Teammates.  Paula Wiseman/Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers.  ISBN: 13; 978-1-4169-2489-0; ISBN 10: 1-4169-2489-0.

Rodríguez, Rachel. (2006) Through Georgia’s Eyes.  Illustrated by Julie Paschkis.  Henry Holt.  ISBN 0-8050-7740-5.

Weatherford, Carole Boston.  (2006) Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom.  Illustrated by Kadir Nelson.  Hyperion Books for Children.  ISBN: 0-7868-5173-9.

Nelson, S. D.  (2006) Quiet Hero: The Ira Hayes Story. Lee & Low Books.  ISBN 13: 978-1-58430-263-6; ISBN 10:  1-58430-263-1.

Taylor, Gaylia.  George Crum and the Saratoga Chip.  Illustrated by Frank Morrison.  Lee & Low Books, Inc.  ISBN 13: 978-1-58430-255-1; ISBN 10: 1-58430-255-0.

Stauffacher, Sue. (2006) Bessie Smith and the Night Riders.  Illustrated by John Holyfield.  G. P. Putnam’s Sons.  ISBN: 0-399-24237-6.

Rappaport, Doreen. (2006) Freedom Ship.  Illustrated by Curtis James.  Hyperion/Jump at the Sun.  ISBN: 0-7868-0645-1.

Chin-Lee, Cynthia. (2006) Akira to Zoltan: Twenty-Six Men Who Changed the World.  Illustrated by Megan Halsey and Sam Addy.  Charlesbridge. ISBN 13: 978-1570915796; ISBN 10: 1570915792

Chin-Lee, Cynthia. (2005) Amelia to Zora: Twenty-Six Women Who Changed the World.  Illustrated by Megan Halsey and Sam Addy.  Charlesbridge. ISBN 13: 978-1570915222; ISBN 10: 1570915229

Wallner, Alexandra. (2006) Lucy Maud Montgomery.  Holiday House.  IBN: 0-8234-1549-X.

McCully, Emily Arnold. (2006)  Marvelous Mattie: How Margaret E. Knight Became an Inventor.  Illustrated by Emily Arnold McCully.  Farrrar, Straus Giroux.  ISBN 13: 978-0-374-34810-6; ISBN 10: 0-374-34810-3.

Trollinger, Patsi B.  (2006) Perfect Timing: How Isaac Murphy Became One of the World’s Greatest Jockeys.  Illustrated by Jerome Lagarrigue.  Viking.  ISBN:  0-670-06083-6.

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