Biography Living Books for Sale

biography living books for sale

Biography Living Books for Sale

These biography living books for sale will put children directly in touch with the mind of the author that has a passion for introducing and bringing historical figures to life. Readers connect with a real person, kindling their hearts and minds with living ideas that enlighten and inspire.

You can also find additional biographies listed under Arts & Literature and Science.

Updated: July 18, 2017  1:00 pm MT

Adams, Abigail

 

Abigail Adams: Girl of Colonial Days, Jean Brown Wagoner, Childhood of Famous Americans, 1949, 1992, xlib laminate covered PB, VG, $4

 

 

ADAMS, Samuel

why don't you get a horse sam adams fritz

 

Why don’t you get a horse, Sam Adams?, Jean Fritz, 1974, 1988, xlib PB, G+, $2

 

 

Barton, Clara

 

(SALE PENDING)  Clara Barton: Girl Nurse, Augusta Stevenson, Childhood of Famous Americans, 1946, HB, G+, $12

 

 

Chapman, John

johnny

 

Johnny Appleseed, Steven Kellogg, 1988, PB, VG, $2

 

 

 

Cody, William

buffalobill

 

Buffalo Bill: Frontier Daredevil, Augusta Stevenson, Childhood of Famous Americans, 1948, 1991, PB, G, $3

 

 

 

2nd copy: Buffalo Bill: Frontier Daredevil, Augusta Stevenson, Childhood of Famous Americans, 1948, 1991, PB, VG, $4

 

 

 

The Story of Buffalo Bill, Edmund Collier, Signature Book, 1952, HB, VG, $5

 

 

 

Christopher, Saint

 

Christopher: The Holy Giant, Tomie dePaola, 1994, xlib HB, G, mylar covered DJ, $6

 

 

Columbus

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Christopher Columbus, Ann McGovern, ill. by Joe Lasker, FIAR, 1962, 1968, PB, G, $2

 

 

Follow the Dream: The Story of Christopher Columbus, Peter Sis, 1991, xlib HB, VG, mylar covered DJ, $7

 

 

picture book of christopher columbus

 

A Picture Book of Christopher Columbus, David A. Adler, 1991, xlib HB, G, mylar covered DJ, $4

 

Crazy Horse

 

Crazy Horse: Young War Chief, George E. Stanley, Childhood of Famous Americans, 2005, xlib HB, VG, $5

 

 

Crockett, Davy

 

Davy Crockett, The American Adventure SeriesFrank L. Beals, 1941, HB, G, spine dirty & a little corner wear, binding tight, $16

 

 

davy

 

Davy Crockett, Constance Rourke, 1934, 1956, HB, Junior Deluxe Edition, VG, $4

 

 

 

crocket

 

A Picture Book of Davy Crockett, David A. Adler, 1996, xlib HB, VG, mylar covered DJ, $4

 

Eisenhower, Dwight David

 

Dwight D. Eisenhower: Young Military Leader, Wilma J. Hudson, Childhood of Famous Americans, 1970, 1992, xlib laminate covered PB, VG, $8

 

 

 

A Picture Book of Dwight David Eisenhower, David A. Adler, 2002, xlib HB, VG, mylar covered DJ, $5

 

Elizabeth I, Queen of England

 

Good Queen Bess: The Story of Elizabeth I of England, Diane Stanley and Peter Vennema, 1990, xlib HB, G, spine loosening a little in back, mylar covered DJ, $8

 

 

Frank, Anne

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A Picture Book of Anne Frank, David A. Adler, 1993, xlib HB, G, mylar covered DJ, $4

 

Franklin, Benjamin

benjamin

 

Benjamin Franklin: Inventor, Statesman, and Patriot, R. Conrad Stein, 1972, HB, G, $2

 

 

George III

cant you make them behave king george

 

Can’t You Make Them Behave, King George?, Jean Fritz, 1977, xlib HB, G+, $3

 

 

Gutenberg, Johann

 

Fine Print: A Story about Johann Gutenberg, Joann Johansen Burch, 1991, xlib HB, G, mylar covered DJ, $6

 

 

Hall, Daniel

true adventure of daniel hall

 

The True Adventure of Daniel Hall, Diane Stanley, 1995, xlib HB, G+, mylar covered DJ, $5

 

Hannibal

makers

 

Hannibal, Makers of History, Jacob Abbott, 1908 (Circle Publishing), HB, VG, tan board binding, edge wear and tanning on cover, very slight bow to cover, name written on inside cover, pages slightly tanning but not brittle, $8

 

Henry IV

henry iv

 

Henry IV, Makers of History, John S.C. Abbott, 1908 (Circle Publishing), HB, VG, tan board binding, headcap torn, edge wear and tanning on cover, name written on inside cover, pages slightly tanning but not brittle, it doesn’t appear to ever been read, $8

 

Henry, Patrick

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Where was Patrick Henry On the 29th of May?, Jean Fritz, 1975, xlib Library Rebound, VG, $4

 

 

patrick

 

Where was Patrick Henry On the 29th of May?, Jean Fritz, 1975, xlib HB, VG, mylar covered DJ, $4

 

 

Jefferson, Thomas

meetthomas

 

Meet Thomas Jefferson, Step-Up Books, Marvin Barrett, 1967, 1989, PB, G, $2

 

 

 

 

Tom Jefferson: Third President of the United States, Helen Albee Monsell, Childhood of Famous Americans, 1939, 1989, xlib laminate covered PB, G-, $3

 

Kaiulani, Princess of Hawaii

 

The Last Princess: The Story of Princess Ka’iulani of Hawai’i, Fay Stanley, 1991, 1994, xlib PB, G, $5

 

 

Keller, Helen

 

Helen Keller: From Tragedy to Triumph, Katharine E. Wilkie, Childhood of Famous Americans, 1969, 1986, PB, G, $3

 

 

Kennedy, John Fitzgerald

 

John Fitzgerald Kennedy: America’s Youngest President, Childhood of Famous Americans, 1964, 1986, xlib laminate covered PB, VG, $4

 

 

King, Dr. Martin Luther, JR.

i have a dream

 

I Have a Dream, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., 1963, 1999, PB, G, $2

 

 

 

 

…If You Lived at the Time of Martin Luther King, Ellen Levine, 1994, PB, VG, $3

 

 

Martin Luther King, Jr.: Young Man with a Dream, Dharathula H. Millender, Childhood of Famous Americans, 1969, 1986, xlib laminate covered PB, G+, $4

 

Lincoln, Abraham

chance

 

Abe Lincoln Gets His Chance, Frances Cavanah, 1959, 1965, PB, G, pages tanning but not brittle, $1

 

 

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Abe Lincoln’s Hat, Step into Reading, Martha Brenner, 1996, PB, G, $2

 

 

 

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Abraham Lincoln, Ingri & Edgar Parin d’Aulaire, 1939, 1993, xlib Library Rebound, G, $9

 

 

 

Meet Abraham Lincoln, Barbara Cary, 1965, HB, G+, corner wear, $5

 

 

Marshall, Thurgood

marshall

 

A Picture Book of Thurgood Marshall, David A. Adler, 1997, xlib HB, VG, mylar covered DJ, $4

 

Nightingale, Florence

 

A Picture Book of Florence Nightingale, David A. Adler, 1992, xlib HB, G+, mylar covered DJ, $4

 

Peary, Robert

robert peary boy of the north pole

 

Robert Peary: Boy of the North Pole, Childhood of Famous Americans, Electa Clark, 1953, 1962, xlib library binding laminated cover PB, VG, $5

 

 

Peter I, Emperor of russia

 

Peter the Great, Diane Stanley, 1986, 2000, PB, VG, $5

 

 

Pocahontas

 

Pocahontas: Young Peacemaker, Childhood of Famous Americans, 1996, PB, VG, $4

 

 

Revere, Paul

paul

 

And Then What Happened, Paul Revere?, Jean Fritz, 1973, xlib HB, G, $4

 

 

 

revere

 

A Picture Book of Paul Revere, David A. Adler, 1995, xlib HB, G, mylar covered DJ w/ small chip at top of spine, $4

 

Roosevelt, Theodore

 

Teddy Roosevelt: Young Rough Rider, Edd Winfield Parks, Childhood of Famous Americans, 1953, 1989, xlib laminate covered PB, G+, $4

 

 

 

Young Teddy Roosevelt, Cheryl Harness, 1998, xlib HB, G, $5

 

 

 

Saladin

 

Saladin: Noble Prince of Islam, Diane Stanley, 2002, xlib HB, VG, mylar covered DJ, $9

 

 

Squanto

squanto young indian hunter

 

(SALE PENDING)  Squanto: Young Indian Hunter, Childhood of Famous Americans, Augusta Stevenson, 1962, xlib HB, G, book tape covering spine, back cover pulled away from binding a little, text block very good, $15

 

Su Dongpo

 

Su Dongpo: Chinese Genius, Demi, 2006, xlib HB, VG, mylar covered DJ, $5

 

 

Thompson, John

snowshoe

 

Snowshoe Thompson, Nancy Smiler Levinson, 1992, HB, G, $3

 

 

 

 

2nd copy: Snowshoe Thompson, Nancy Smiler Levinson, 1996, xlib Library Rebound, VG, $3

 

 

Truman, Harry S.

 

Harry S. Truman: Missouri Farm Boy, Wilma J. Hudson, Childhood of Famous Americans, 1973, 1992, xlib laminate covered PB, VG, $4

 

 

Washington, George

 

George Washington’s Teeth, Deborah Chandra & Madeleine Comora, 2003, xlib HB, G+, mylar covered DJ, $4

 

 

William the Conqueror

history of william the conqueror

 

History of William the Conqueror, Makers of History, Jacob Abbot, 1899, 2012, PB, VG, $7

 

 


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