Biographies

 Biographies of Peacemakers          

 Adler, David A. Heroes for Civil Rights. Holiday House, 2008.

Adler, David A. Martin Luther King , Jr.: Free at Last. Holiday House, 1986.

Anderson, Erica. The Schweitzer Album. Harper & Row, Publishers, 1965.

Bryant, Jennifer Fisher. Lucretia Mott: A Guiding Light. William B. Eerdman's Publishing Company, 1996.

Burleigh, Robert. A Man Named Thoreau. Atheneum, 1985.

Cole, Joanna. A Gift from Saint Francis: the first Creche. Morrow Junior Books, 1989.

Cooper, Floyd . Mandela: From the Life of the South African Stateman. Philomel Books, New York, 1996.

Dallard, Shyrlee. Ella Baker: A Leader Behind the Scenes. Silver Burdett Press, 1990.

Elish, Dan. Harriet Tubman and Underground Railroad. The Millbrook Press, 1993.

Faber, Doris. Eleanor Roosevelt: First Lady of the World. Viking Kestrel, 1985.

Giff, Patricia Reilly. Mother Teresa: Sister to the Poor. Viking Kestrel, 1986.

Hoose, Phillip. It s Our World Too!: Stories of Young People Who are Making a Difference. Little, Brown, and Company, 1993.

Hunter, Nigel. Gandhi. Bookwright Press, 1987.

Hunter, Nigel. Martin Luther King, Jr. Bookwright Press, 1985.

Jacobs, William Jay. Mother Teresa: Helping the Poor. The Millbrook Press, 1991.

Lazo, Caroline. Eleanor Roosevelt. Dillon Press, 1993.

Lazo, Caroline. Lech Walesa. Dillon Press, 1993.

Lazo, Caroline. Rigoberta Menchu. Dillon Press, 1994.

Leigh, Vanora. Mother Teresa. The Bookwright Press, 1986.

Levinson, Nancy Smiler. I Lift My Lamp: Emma Lazarus and the Statue of Liberty. Lodestar Books, 1986.

Ling, Bettina. Aung San Suu Kyi: Standing Up for Democracy. The Feminist Press at The City University of New York, New York, 1999.

McPherson, Stephanie Sammartino. Peace and Bread: The Story of Jane Addams. Carolrhoda Books, Inc. 1993.

Medearis, Shelf Angela. Dare to Dream: Coretta Scott King and the Civil Rights Movement. Loadestar Books, 1994.

Patrick, Diane. Martin Luther King, Jr. Franklin Watts, 1990.

Pilgrim, Peace. Peace Pilgrim: Her Life and Work in Her Own Words. An Ocean Tree Book, 1994.

Pollard, Michael. The Red Cross and the Red Crescent. New Discovery Books, 1992.

Sabuda, Robert. Saint Valentine. Aladdin Paperbacks, 1992Siegel, Beatrice. Lillian Wald of Henry Steet. MacMillan Publishing Company, 1983.

Shaw, Maura D. Gandhi: India's Great Soul.  Skylight Paths Publishing, Vermont, 2004.

Zalben, Jane Breskin. Paths to Peace: People Who Changed the World. Dutton Children's Books, 2006.


Other Biographies

Adler, David A. Satchel Paige: Don't Look Back. Harcourt, Orlando, 2007.

Brown, Don. A Voice from the Wilderness: The Story of Anna Howard Shaw. Houghton Mifflin Company, 2001.

Bolden, Tonya. George Washington Carver. Abrams Books for Young Readers, New York, 2008.

Borden, Louise. The Journey That Saved Curious George: The True Wartime Escape of Margret & H. A. Rey. Houghton Mifflin Books, 2005.

Bryant, Jennifer Fisher. Thomas Merton: Poet, Prophet, Priest. Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1997.

Burleigh, Robert. Stealing Home; Jackie Robinson: Against the Odds.  Simon & Schuster, 2007.

Buscher, Sarah and Bettina Ling. Making Peace in Northern Ireland. The Feminist Press, 1999.

Deans, Karen. Playing to Win: The Story of Althea Gibson. New York, Holiday House, 2007.

Delisle, Jim. Kid Stories: Biographies of 20 Young People You'd Like to Know. Free Spirit, 1991.

Dunlap, Julie. Birds in the Bushes: A Story about Margaret Morse Nice. Carolrhoda Books, Minneapolis, 1996.

Fleming, Denise. Maker of Things. Richard C. Owen Publishers, Inc., Katonah, New York, 2002.

Krull, Kathleen. Pocahontas: Princess of the New World. Walker and Company, New York, 2007.

Ling, Bettina. Aung San Suu Kyi: Standing Up for Democracy in Burma. The Feminist Press, 1999.

Meltzer, Milton. Albert Einstein: A Biography. Holiday House, 2008.

Moss, Marissa. Brave Harriet. Silver Whistle, 2001.

Myers, Walter. Bad Boy. Harper Collins Publishers, 2001.

Sabuda, Robert. Saint Valentine. Aladdin Paperbacks, 1992.

Silverstone, Michael. Rigoberta Menchu: Defending Human Rights in Guatemala. The Feminist Press, 1999.

St. George, Judith. Stand Tall, Abe Lincoln.  Philomel Books, 2008.

Stone, Tanya Lee.  Up Close: Ella Fitzgerald. Viking, 2008.

Tompert, Ann. Saint Nicholas. Boyds Mills Press, 2000.

Walker, Alice. Langston Hughes: American Poet. Illustrated by Catherine Deeter. Harper Collins Publishers, New York, 2002. 

Wallner, Alexandra. Abigail Adams. Holiday House, New York, 2001.

Weatherford, Carole Boston. Jesse Owens: Fastest Man Alive. Walker & Co., New York, 2007.

Zalben, Jane Breskin. Paths to Peace: People Who Changed the World. Dutton Children's Books, New York, 2006.