Book Lists for Kids: Influential People You May Not Have Ever Heard Of

[Printable book list]

J B AUNGSANS
Champion of Freedom: Aung San Suu Kyi

J B COUSTEAU
Manfish: A story of Jacques Cousteau

J B BAKER
Jazz Age Josephine

J B CURIE
Marie Curie

J B DAVIS
Benjamin O. Davis, Jr.: Air Force general & Tuskegee Airmen leader

J B EARLE
Life in the Ocean: The story of Sylvia Earle

J B GEHRIG
Lou Gehrig: Iron Horse of baseball

J B GRANDIN
Temple Grandin: How the girl who loved cows embraced autism and changed the world

J B HENSON
Keep On!: The story of Matthew Henson, co-discoverer of the North Pole

J B HUNTERGA
To The Mountaintop!: My journey through the civil rights movement

J B KAHANAMO
Surfer of the Century: The life of Duke Kahanamoku

J B LOMAX
Home on the Range: John A. Lomax and his cowboy songs

J B MARCEAU
Marcel Marceau: Master of mime

J B MENCHU
Rigoberta Mench&uacuet; Tum: Activist for indigenous rights in Guatemala

J B MOHAPATR
Jyotirmayee Mohapatra: Advocate for India's young women

J B NERUDA
Pablo Neruda: Poet of the people

J B NOGUCHI
Isamu Noguchi

J B PYTHAGOR
The life and times of Pythagoras

J B RENEE
Lily Renée, escape artist: From Holocaust survivor to comic book pioneer

J B SCOTT
Racing Against the Odds: The story of Wendell Scott, stock car racing's African-American champion

J B SOCKALEX
Louis Sockalexis: Native American baseball pioneer

J B STANTON
Elizabeth Leads the Way: Elizabeth Cady Stanton and the right to vote

J B TESLA
Nikola Tesla: Physicist, inventor, electrical engineer

J B THOMAS
Heart Man: Vivien Thomas, African-American heart surgery pioneer

J B ZITKALAS
Red Bird Sings: The story of Zitkala-Sa, Native American author, musician, and activist