Tag Archives : Biography

Childhood in South Africa


Today I have a book by Trevor Noah about his childhood in South Africa.  It is an adaptation from his adult novel.  I had absolutely no idea how powerful this book would be.  Nor did I understand before reading it, what Trevor Noah went through being biracial in a country where his birth was literally a crime.  I handed it…

The Freedom of Choice


This book provides the foundation that the freedom of choice for women is integral to their autonomy.  This book gives readers a glimpse into the early life of the founder of Planned Parenthood.   It is important to realize how women lived when the choice of when to have children was not one they could control. Don’t forget to follow…

Look into the World of Elon Musk


Today I have a look into the world of Elon Musk.  This is a man who is building rockets and electric cars so his life is especially relevant to today’s challenges.  He has revolutionalized industries that no one thought would change which can be especially inspiring to the kids who will read his story. Don’t forget to follow One Great…

Delightful Biography Series for Kids


Today I have a delightful biography series for kids.  This book features Helen Keller but the series also covers such notable names as Martin Luther King, Jr., Albert Einstein, Jane Goodall and Ghandi to name a few.  They depict these famous namesakes as children throughout the books and their stories are told in a conversational style, making them ideal for young kids…

Picture Book That Makes Its Mark


Today I have a wonderful picture book that makes its mark showing kids the determination of a young woman who would become the first female Jewish member of the Supreme Court.  It highlights her fight for equality and her spirit of perseverance.  This book is not political and in fact includes a lovely section on Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s friendship with Antonin…