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Great CDN Biographies for Kids

Because young readers need to read about life stories too!

by Kerry Clare · Tagged biographies, #GiveCDN, history

I Want to Go to the Moon

by (author) Tom Saunders
illustrated by Cynthia Nugent

Going Up!

Elisha Otis's Trip to the Top

by (author) Monica Kulling
illustrated by David Parkins


A Story of Fashion Designer Elsa Schiaparelli

by (author) Kyo Maclear
illustrated by Julie Morstad

Counting on Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Saved Apollo 13

by (author) Helaine Becker
illustrated by Dow Phumiruk

Walking in the City with Jane

A Story of Jane Jacobs

by (author) Susan Hughes
illustrated by Valérie Boivin

The Man Who Loved Libraries

The Story of Andrew Carnegie

by (author) Andrew Larsen
illustrated by Katty Maurey


The Life and Dance of Anna Pavlova

by (author) Laurel Snyder
illustrated by Julie Morstad

Viola Desmond Won't Be Budged!

by (author) Jody Nyasha Warner
illustrated by Richard Rudnicki


Lillian Gilbreth's Wonder Kitchen

by (author) Monica Kulling
illustrated by David Parkins

The Stone Thrower

by (author) Jael Ealey Richardson
illustrated by Matt James

Shark Lady

The True Story of How Eugenie Clark Became the Ocean's Most Fearless Scientist

by (author) Jess Keating
illustrated by Marta Alvarez Miguens

Mary Who Wrote Frankenstein

by (author) Linda Bailey
illustrated by Júlia Sardà

"Scribbling Women"

True Tales from Astonishing Lives

by (author) Marthe Jocelyn

Spectacular Women In Space

by (author) Sonia Gueldenpfennig