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    Gateway Biographies
    Hardcover Series
    Library Bound

    Lerner Publications
    Genre/Interest: Biographies
    Academic Subject: Social Studies

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    ISBN-10: 0-8225-8069-1

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8225-8069-0

    Dewey: Varies
    Reading Grade Level: 5

    Interest Grade Level: 4 - 8

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    Description
    Discover the human side of key newsworthy and historical figures. Each biography in this easy-reading series is peppered with quotes and childhood stories, accounts of successes and failures, and descriptions of the inspirational sources and experiences that influenced the person's achievements. Detailed timelines and indexes make these valuable reference resources.
    Titles included in this Series
    First Pope from the Americas
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    978-1-4677-2176-9
    By: Stephanie Watson
    On March 19, 2013, Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina became Pope Francis, the 266th Pope of the Catholic Church. His election to the papacy was notable in many ways. He became the first pope...
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    Shot by the Taliban, Still Fighting for Equal Education
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    978-1-4677-4907-7
    By: Matt Doeden
    On October 9, 2012, Malala Yousafzai was on her way home from school in Swat Valley, Pakistan, when she was shot in the head by members of the Taliban. Though she was only fifteen years old, the Talib...
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    World Leader for Human Rights
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    978-1-4677-5197-1
    By: Matt Doeden
    On December 5, 2013, former South African President Nelson Mandela passed away at the age of 95. People around the world mourned the death of this human rights activist. Thousands of South Africans wa...
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    Star Author, Vlogbrother, and Nerdfighter
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    978-1-4677-7244-0
    By: Eric Braun
    On June 2, 2014, more than 1,200 fans wildly cheered the arrival of author John Green at the premiere of The Fault in Our Stars—the blockbuster movie based on his young adult novel of t...
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    First African American Woman Attorney General
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    978-1-5124-0586-6
    By: Eric Braun
    On April 27, 2015, a packed Senate gallery watched as Loretta Lynch became the first African American woman to be named US attorney general.

    Long before Lynch became attorney general, ...
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    Iconic Supreme Court Justice
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    978-1-5124-0596-5
    By: James Roland
    In 1993, Ruth Bader Ginsburg became the second female to serve on the United States Supreme Court. Follow her journey, and learn how she became a national spokesperson for treating people equally unde...
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    Outspoken Personality and President
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    978-1-5124-2596-3
    By: Jill Sherman
    On June 16, 2015, Donald Trump announced his candidacy for president of the United States. The celebrity businessman and reality TV show host went on to win the presidency in 2016. Trump has led a var...
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    The Man, the Symbol, the Music
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    978-1-5124-3456-9
    By: Eric Braun
    Prince Rogers Nelson wrote his first song at age seven, and soon taught himself to play the piano, drums, and guitar. In the early 1980s, Prince wondered how to make his music—a mix of pop, funk...
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    The Greatest
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    978-1-5124-4431-5
    By: Matt Doeden
    Muhammad Ali, born Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr., was known for his battles in the ring as well as his achievements outside of it. An outspoken activist, he joined the Nation of Islam and followed Malcol...
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    A Brand of Her Own
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    978-1-5124-8624-7
    By: Matt Doeden
    Ivanka Trump may have come to fame as the daughter of prominent businessman, TV personality, and President Donald Trump—but she has plenty to be proud of on her own. In establishing herself as a...
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    Awards for this Series
    Children's Book Committee at Bank Street College Best Children's Book of the Year
    Amelia Bloomer Project List
    Reviews in this Series
    Booklist
    "Knowing a president's past is important, and this is an honest account."—Booklist
    Booklist
    "[R]eaders will...come away with a good sense of the man, his passion for teens and writing, and the hard work involved in his success. An inspiring story and testament to the power of the nerd."―Booklist