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Biographies for Young Adults

last modified on 12/21/2010

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Read about the lives of famous people who have made a difference in the world.  Find out about their life stories by reading these biographies. Along with each book you can find free teaching resources, such as lesson plans, extension activities, book talks and discussion questions at Scholastic.com. Created by Scholastic Teacher Consultant Michelle Higgins, an elementary school teacher in New Jersey.

Total: 10
Status: Public
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Dear Miss Breed: True Stories of the Japanese American Incarceration During World War II and a Librarian Who Made a Difference

Interest Level: Grades 7 - 9

Grade Level Equivalent: 7.4

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Autobiography and Biography

Resources: Yes

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Find Where the Wind Goes

(Find Where The Wind Goes)

Interest Level: Grades 5 - 10

Grade Level Equivalent: 6.5

Includes: Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Autobiography and Biography

Resources: Yes

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Geronimo: A Novel

Interest Level: Grades 7 - 12

Grade Level Equivalent: 7.2

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Historical Fiction

Resources: Yes

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Girls: A History Of Growing Up Female In America

(Powerpuff Girls)

Interest Level: Grades 4 - 7

Grade Level Equivalent: 7.7

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Resources: Yes

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I Don't Want to Be Crazy: A Memoir of an Anxiety Disorder

Interest Level: Grades 7 - 9

Grade Level Equivalent: 10.4

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Autobiography and Biography, Verse Novel, Young Adult

Resources: Yes

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Rosa Parks: My Story

(Rosa Parks)

Interest Level: Grades 9 - 12

Grade Level Equivalent: 6.5

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Autobiography, Biography and Autobiography

Resources: Yes

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Sacajawea: The Story of Bird Woman and the Lewis and Clark Expedition.

Interest Level: Grades 6 - 8

Grade Level Equivalent: 6.7

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Biography, Biography and Autobiography, Historical Fiction

Resources: Yes

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Shadow Life: A Portrait of Anne Frank and Her Family

(Shadow Life)

Interest Level: Grades 7 - 9

Grade Level Equivalent: 7.1

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Biography, Biography and Autobiography, Historical Fiction

Resources: Yes

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Talking in the Dark

Interest Level: Grades 9 - 11

Genre: Poetry and Rhymes, Young Adult

Resources: Yes

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The Scholastic Encyclopedia of Women in the United States

Interest Level: Grades 4 - 12

Grade Level Equivalent: 6.7

Includes: Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Biography, Biography and Autobiography, Reference

Resources: Yes

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