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I find it fascinating to see how others choose to spend their lives and to read about people who are driven to pursue a variety of hobbies and careers with passion. It is also fascinating to learn about how individuals were touched by and shaped historical events. To select the picture books for this list, I read the more than 50 award winning picture book biographies at my library.
I also read biographies about particularly inspiring people whose stories I would like to share with kids. From these, I selected the 30 picture book biographies that I would recommend to a 2nd through 5th grade teacher interested in sharing picture book biographies with his students.
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These 30 picture book biographies are all compelling in one way or another. There are stories of children struggling with illness and poverty.
There are stories of children fascinated by sounds, machines and the natural world. These 30 biographies include a variety of stories that will inspire a variety of kids.
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There are also several biographies on this list about people who lived through extraordinary times. These biographies bring subjects like slavery and the civil rights movement to life move vividly than any textbook could. Thanks for this great selection of picture book biographies, Amy. In my library, they are in both sections. As a parent, I rarely strayed from the pb section when the kids were little and we read books aloud together.
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Sadly, I never discovered the picture books hiding in the non-fiction section. Any idea what determines in which section a book will be catalogued? The librarian, publisher, or Library of Congress? The picture book biographies are most often in the nonfiction section under Dewey decimal number In my elementary school, I make a point of pointing these out to kids. They are fun to read. Yet, without guidance, many kids stick to fiction. Pocket Full of Colors: Who Is Stan Lee? Who Was Frida Kahlo? The Noisy Paint Box: From Here to Infinity!
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