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Autobiography by Benjamin Franklin
Few compare to Benjamin Franklin. Virtually self-taught, he excelled as an athlete, a man of letters, a printer, a scientist, a wit, an inventor, and successful diplomat. [More]
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MiddleBiography
Journal by George Fox
Still commonly read today, The Journal of George Fox is the autobiography of one of the founders of the Quaker movement. British preacher... [More]
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Secondary
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Biography
Daniel Boone by Daniel Boone
First published in the early 1800s, this true-life account set the record straight on the mythic Daniel Boone and established him as an... [More]
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MiddleBiography
Journal by John Wesley
Hendrickson Classic Biographies presents a one-volume abridgement of Wesley's multi-volume journals. The Heart of John Wesley's Journal... [More]
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Secondary
& Adult
Biography
Peter the Great by Diane Stanley
Peter the Great, crowned tsar of Russia at the age of ten, believed that whatever he wanted he should have -- and the sooner the better.... [More]
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ElemBiography
John Bunyan by William Deal
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MiddleBiography
Benjamin Franklin by Augusta Stevenson
I thought that it was a good book because I like biographies. I especially liked the part when he went to the Latin School and he couldn't... [More]
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George Washington by Ingri D'Aulaire
Follows Washington from young boy to surveyor, to soldier in the French and Indian War where he became a war hero. Later Washington lead his troops through the dark and hungry days of the Revolution [More]
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Colonial
ElemBiography
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