Graphic Biographies

Encourage and Reward the curiosity of struggling readers with content-rich illustrated nonfiction. Readers engage with the stories of inspirational figures in European and North American history, and build comprehension skills and core knowledge that bring more content-area materials within their reach.

32 pages each. Available individually, or as a complete 23-book set.

  • Full-color drawings engage the reader
  • Speech bubbles and nonfiction text on every page
  • Strong characters and powerful role models

    Michael Jackson
    The King of Pop won an incredible 13 grammy awards, 26 American Music Awards, and had 13 number one singles. Lexile: 600

    Walt Disney
    He was a creator and pioneer in the making of animated cartoons. His movies, TV programs, and amusement parks were a symbol of family entertainment. Lexile: 760

    The Beatles
    After Elvis, there were four musicians from England who created innovative and memorable songs that are still popular today. Lexile: 620

    Houdini
    One of the greatest magicians of all time, his illusions are still an inspiration in the fields of magic and mystery. Lexile: 590

    Elvis Presley
    Known as the King of Rock n Roll, Elvis mixed rhythm and blues, gospel, and country music to give the world a whole new sound. Lexile: 710

    Amelia Earhart
    Ms. Earhart was the first woman passenger to fly across the Atlantic, and she did it herself in a small single engine plane. Lexile: 570

    Babe Ruth
    He began his career as a pitcher, but then became one of the best hitters in the history of baseball. Lexile: 450

    Franklin D. Roosevelt
    President Roosevelt held the country together against the threat of economic disaster, and then against military dictators. Lexile: 540

    Benjamin Franklin
    Mr. Franklin was a man of many talents: printer, writer, inventor, scientists, statesman, diplomat, and humanitarian. Lexile: 740

    Marie Curie
    The first great woman scientist, she gave birth to a new branch of science and was the first to win two Nobel prizes. Lexile: 530

    Davy Crockett
    The American legend was a westward pioneer, bear hunter, army scout, and a hero of the Alamo. Lexile: 550

    Jackie Robinson
    Mr. Robinson bravely broke the color barrier in baseball by becoming the first African American to play in the major leagues. Lexile: 530

    Alexander Graham Bell
    When he invented the telephone, most people didnt realize the impact that his achievement would have on improving communication. Lexile: 530

    Charles Lindbergh
    The father of modern aviation, he was the first man to fly non-stop across the Atlantic Ocean. Lexile: 630

    Thomas Jefferson
    He wrote down the one-page document, the Declaration of Independence, that told why the American people wanted their freedom. Lexile: 660

    Barack Obama
    President Obama has had quite a journey on his way to becoming the first African American President of the United States. Lexile: 780

    Thomas Edison
    One of the greatest inventors in history, Mr. Edison invented the light bulb, phonograph, and moving pictures. Lexile: 430

    Steve Jobs
    He brought the personal computer to everyday people, and helped change the world through his innovative products. Lexile: 630

    Martin Luther King
    Dr. King spoke of a world where people will be judged by their character and not the color of their skin. Lexile: 630

    Abraham Lincoln
    President Lincoln held the U.S. together through the crisis of the Civil War. He is a symbol for the rebirth of freedom and equality. Lexile: 500

    George Washington
    When Washington was born, there was no United States. Then he led an army that helped win our freedom. He also helped form the U.S. government, and became the first president. Lexile: 560

    Albert Einstein
    Einstein made many important discoveries, most notably the theory of relativity. He is one of the most important thinkers of the 20th century. Lexile: 480

    Daniel Boone
    His skill as a woodsman helped him survive and lead an exciting life in the new western territory. Lexile: 500

  • Reading Level

    Interest Level

    4th/5th Grade Readability

    Grades 5-12+


    Subject/Genre: Biography

    Ratings: Lexile: 430-780 | Guided Reading: R-U

    Recommended Ages: 10-18+

    Pages: 28 pp., 6 x 8-3/4, softcover

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    DDD-1656

    Discounted Pricing on Complete Set
    Complete 23-book set


    $166.00

    Components (Sold Separately)

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    DDD-1648

    Michael Jackson


    $8.00

    DDD-1652

    Walt Disney


    $8.00

    DDD-1261

    The Beatles


    $8.00

    DDD-1646

    Houdini


    $8.00

    DDD-1263

    Elvis Presley


    $8.00

    DDD-1059

    Amelia Earhart


    $8.00

    DDD-1650

    Babe Ruth


    $8.00

    DDD-1055

    Franklin D. Roosevelt


    $8.00

    DDD-1262

    Benjamin Franklin


    $8.00

    DDD-1056

    Marie Curie


    $8.00

    DDD-1645

    Davy Crockett


    $8.00

    DDD-1264

    Jackie Robinson


    $8.00

    DDD-1058

    Alexander Graham Bell


    $8.00

    DDD-1647

    Charles Lindbergh


    $8.00

    DDD-1054

    Thomas Jefferson


    $8.00

    DDD-1649

    Barack Obama


    $8.00

    DDD-1060

    Thomas Edison


    $8.00

    DDD-1651

    Steve Jobs


    $8.00

    DDD-1052

    Martin Luther King, Jr.


    $8.00

    DDD-1051

    Abraham Lincoln


    $8.00

    DDD-1053

    George Washington


    $8.00

    DDD-1057

    Albert Einstein


    $8.00

    DDD-1644

    Daniel Boone


    $8.00

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