Interest LevelReading LevelReading A-ZATOSWord Count
Grades 4 - 8Grades 3 - 6R5.88922
Black-and-white illustrations on every spread and a lower reading level than other biographies in this age group makes this a highly accessible biography for upper elementary students.
Paperback, 112 pages
Published on November 9, 2009 by Altea
ISBN-10: 1603964274
10 Book Reviews
Add a Rating
  • izzie1017
    izzie1017Friday, January 27, 2017 at 8:24 am44 stars
    Do you like historical facts. Are you a shy person or a branic, if soyoull like this. Enstien is like me, smart but shy. Why dont you rwad the book to find out more
    • kk305
      kk305Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at 7:22 am
      Doesn't he have puffy hair?He looks like a mad scientist!!!
      • jenny54681Monday, May 18, 2015 at 8:16 am
        this book is very good. You can explore about Albert Einstein.
        • 00016697
          00016697Monday, May 18, 2015 at 7:46 am
          This is a very good book!! It tells you all about Albert Einstein and how he became famous in physics. I recommend to use this series for projects because they give you a lot of useful information. I remember in 2nd grade I did a project on Leonardo da Vinci and used these books to help me. Such good books!!!
          • SiwonSunday, December 7, 2014 at 8:45 am
            i love it !!!!
            • eddsworldlover2
              eddsworldlover2Monday, October 27, 2014 at 6:08 pm
              I JUST LOVE ALL OF THE BOOK
              • 8888Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 11:11 am
                i think that this book is graet
                • LolWednesday, February 6, 2013 at 10:08 am
                  It's looks interesting I might read it and you should too
                  • josiphina
                    josiphinaThursday, January 17, 2013 at 8:05 pm55 stars
                    He looks CRAZY!!
                    • josiphina
                      josiphinaThursday, January 17, 2013 at 8:04 pm55 stars
                      He is so funny

                      Who Was? Books

                      • thumb
                        Who Was Ben Franklin? GB
                        By Dennis Brindell Fradin
                        4.8
                        5 ratings5 reviews

                        A biography of the eighteenth-century printer, publisher, inventor, scientist, and statesman who ...

                      • thumb
                        Who Was Albert Einstein? GB
                        By Jess Brallier
                        4.67
                        6 ratings10 reviews

                        Black-and-white illustrations on every spread and a lower reading level than other biographies in...

                      • thumb
                        Who Was Annie Oakley? GB
                        By Stephanie Spinner
                        5.0
                        1 ratings2 reviews

                        Annie Oakley was the original power girl in an age when most women stayed home. During the late 1...

                      • thumb
                        Who Was Harry Houdini?
                        By Tui Sutherland
                        4.33
                        3 ratings4 reviews

                        Every kid has heard of Harry Houdini, the famous magician who could escape from handcuffs, jail c...

                      • thumb
                        Who Is Maria Tallchief? (GB) (Who Was...?)
                        By Catherine Gourley
                        5.0
                        1 ratings4 reviews

                        Born in 1925, Maria Tallchief spent part of her childhood on an Osage reservation in Oklahoma. Wi...

                      • thumb
                        Who Was Amelia Earhart? (GB)
                        By Kate Boehm Jerome
                        4.7
                        10 ratings8 reviews

                        Amelia Earhart was a woman of many "firsts." In 1932, she became the first woman to fly solo acro...

                      • thumb
                        Who Was Harriet Tubman?
                        By Yona Zeldis McDonough
                        5.0
                        5 ratings9 reviews

                        A biography of the ninteenth-century woman who escaped slavery and helped many other slaves get t...

                      • thumb
                        Who Was Helen Keller?
                        By Gare Thompson
                        4.83
                        7 ratings9 reviews

                        At age two, Helen Keller became deaf and blind. She lived in a world of silence and darkness and ...

                      • thumb
                        Who Was Ferdinand Magellan?
                        By S. A. Kramer
                        5.0
                        1 ratings1 reviews

                        When Portuguese sailor Ferdinand Magellan set sail from Spain in 1519, he believed he could get t...

                      • thumb
                        Who Was Eleanor Roosevelt
                        By Gare Thompson
                        5.0
                        1 ratings3 reviews

                        For a long time, the main role of First Ladies was to act as hostesses of the White House...until...

                      • thumb
                        UC Who Was Charles Darwin? (HC): Who Was...?
                        By Deborah Hopkinson
                        4.0
                        1 ratings0 reviews

                        As a young boy, Charles Darwin hated school and was often scolded forconducting “useless” experim...

                      • thumb
                        Who Was Abraham Lincoln?
                        By Janet Pascal
                        4.71
                        7 ratings11 reviews

                        Born to a family of farmers, Lincoln stood out from an early age—literally! (He was six feet four...

                      • thumb
                        Who Was George Washington?
                        By Roberta Edwards
                        4.4
                        5 ratings5 reviews

                        In 1789, George Washington became the first president of the United States. He has been called th...

                      • thumb
                        Who Was Neil Armstrong?
                        By Roberta Edwards
                        4.57
                        7 ratings9 reviews

                        On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong stepped on the moon and, to an audience of over 450 million peop...

                      • thumb
                        Who Was Claude Monet?
                        By Ann Waldron
                        0 ratings0 reviews

                        Claude Monet is considered one of the most influential artists of all time. He is a founder of th...

                      • thumb
                        Who Is Barack Obama? (Who Was?)
                        By Roberta Edwards
                        4.0
                        10 ratings14 reviews

                        As the world now knows, Barack Obama has made history as our first African-American president. Wi...

                      • thumb
                        Who Was Franklin Roosevelt?
                        By Margaret Frith
                        5.0
                        2 ratings3 reviews

                        Although polio left him wheelchair bound, Franklin Delano Roosevelt took office during the Great ...

                      • thumb
                        Who Was Dr. Seuss?
                        By Janet Pascal
                        4.45
                        11 ratings17 reviews

                        Ted Geisel loved to doodle from the time he was a kid. He had an offbeat, fun-loving personality....

                      • thumb
                        Who Was Babe Ruth?
                        By Joan Holub
                        4.5
                        2 ratings4 reviews

                        Just in time for baseball season! Babe Ruth came from a poor Baltimore family and, as a kid, he ...

                      • thumb
                        Who is J.K. Rowling?
                        By Pam Pollack, Meg Belviso
                        4.81
                        16 ratings47 reviews

                        Everyone loves Harry Potter. Now kids can learn about Harry's creator! In 1995, on a four-hour-de...

                      • thumb
                        Who Is Jane Goodall? (Who Was?)
                        By Roberta Edwards
                        5.0
                        3 ratings13 reviews

                        A life in the wild! Jane Goodall, born in London, England, always loved animals and wanted to stu...

                      • thumb
                        Who Is Bill Gates? (Who Was?)
                        By Patricia Brennan Demuth
                        3.5
                        4 ratings7 reviews

                        Bill Gates, born in Seattle, Washington, in 1955, is an American business magnate, investor, phi...

                      • thumb
                        Who Was Daniel Boone?
                        By Sydelle Kramer
                        4.0
                        1 ratings2 reviews

                        A look at the life and accomplishments of the famous pioneer, Daniel Boone.

                      • thumb
                        Who Was Elvis Presley?
                        By Geoff Edgers
                        5.0
                        3 ratings4 reviews

                        Put on your blue suede shoes and get ready for the latest title in the Who Wasa]? series! The Kin...

                      • thumb
                        Who Was Anne Frank?
                        By Ann Abramson
                        4.56
                        16 ratings20 reviews

                        In her amazing diary, Anne Frank revealed the challenges and dreams common for any young girl. Bu...

                        • thumb
                          Who Was Sacagawea?
                          By Judith Bloom Fradin, Dennis Brindell Fradin
                          4.67
                          3 ratings6 reviews

                          Sacagawea was only sixteen when she made one of the most remarkable journeys in American history,...

                        • thumb
                          Who Was Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart? (GB)
                          By Yona Zeldis McDonough
                          4.5
                          2 ratings1 reviews

                          Born in Austria in 1756, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart composed his first piece of music, a minuet, whe...

                        • thumb
                          Who Was Thomas Jefferson?
                          By Dennis Brindell Fradin
                          0 ratings0 reviews

                          Did you know that John Adams had to coax Thomas Jefferson into writing the Declaration of Indepen...

                        • thumb
                          Who Was Ronald Reagan?
                          By Joyce Milton
                          5.0
                          2 ratings10 reviews

                          From his childhood in rural Illinois to moviemaking days in Hollywood and on to a career in polit...

                        • thumb
                          Who Was Mark Twain?
                          By April Jones Prince
                          0 ratings5 reviews

                          A humorist, narrator, and social observer, Mark Twain is unsurpassed in American literature. Best...

                        • thumb
                          Who Was Louis Armstrong?
                          By Yona Zeldis McDonough
                          0 ratings0 reviews

                          If not for a stint in reform school, young Louis Armstrong might never have become a musician. It...

                        • thumb
                          Who Was John F. Kennedy?: Who Was...?
                          By Yona Zeldis McDonough
                          4.25
                          4 ratings4 reviews

                          The man who saved the lives of his PT-109 crewmen during WWII and became the 35th president fough...

                        • thumb
                          UC Who Was Leonardo da Vinci?
                          By Roberta Edwards
                          5.0
                          3 ratings5 reviews

                          Presents the life and accomplishments of the famous artist, scientist, engineer, and inventor.

                        • thumb
                          Who Was Queen Elizabeth?
                          By June Eding
                          4.89
                          9 ratings14 reviews

                          Our bestselling series is fit for a queen! The life of Queen Elizabeth I was dramatic and dangero...

                        • thumb
                          Who Was Pablo Picasso?
                          By True Kelley
                          0 ratings0 reviews

                          Over a long, turbulent life, Picasso continually discovered new ways of seeing the world and tran...

                        • thumb
                          Who Was Walt Disney?
                          By Whitney Stewart
                          4.6
                          10 ratings14 reviews

                          Walt Disney always loved to entertain people. Often it got him into trouble. Once he painted pict...

                        • thumb
                          Who Was Jim Henson?
                          By Joan Holub
                          5.0
                          1 ratings3 reviews

                          Jim Henson broke into television with a five-minute puppetry segment when he was only a freshman ...

                        • thumb
                          Who Was Rosa Parks?
                          By Yona Zeldis McDonough
                          5.0
                          3 ratings11 reviews

                          In 1955, Rosa Parks refused to give her bus seat to a white passenger in Montgomery, Alabama. Thi...

                        • thumb
                          Who Was Jackie Robinson?
                          By Gail Herman
                          5.0
                          4 ratings3 reviews

                          As a kid, Jackie Robinson loved sports. And why not? He was a natural at football, basketball, an...

                        • thumb
                          Who Was Paul Revere?
                          By Roberta Edwards
                          4.0
                          1 ratings0 reviews

                          In 1775, Paul Revere of Boston made his now-famous horseback ride warning colonists of an impendi...

                        • thumb
                          Who Was Roald Dahl?
                          By True Kelley
                          4.67
                          3 ratings3 reviews

                          Just in time for Roahl Dahl Month! Roald Dahl is one of the most famous children's book authors e...

                        • thumb
                          Who Was Steve Jobs?
                          By Pam Pollack, Meg Belviso
                          4.43
                          7 ratings10 reviews

                          Steve Jobs, adopted in infancy by a family in San Francisco, packed a lot of life into fifty-six ...

                        • thumb
                          Who Was Maurice Sendak?
                          By Janet Pascal
                          5.0
                          1 ratings0 reviews

                          It seems entirely fitting that Maurice Sendak was born on the same day that Mickey Mouse first ma...

                        • thumb
                          Who Was Martin Luther King, Jr.?
                          By Bonnie Bader
                          4.67
                          6 ratings11 reviews

                          Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was only 25 when he helped organize the Montgomery Bus Boycott and wa...

                        • thumb
                          Who Was Johnny Appleseed?
                          By Joan Holub
                          5.0
                          2 ratings0 reviews

                          Learn about the real man behind the legend.

                        • thumb
                          Who Was Thomas Alva Edison?
                          By Margaret Frith
                          4.0
                          3 ratings6 reviews

                          This accessible, appealing biography shines the light on Thomas Edison, the inventor of the elect...

                        • thumb
                          Who Was William Shakespeare?
                          By Celeste Davidson Mannis
                          0 ratings1 reviews

                          "Find out more about the real William Shakespeare in this fun and exciting illustrated biography!...

                        • thumb
                          Who Were the Beatles? (Who Was...?)
                          By Geoff Edgers
                          4.5
                          6 ratings10 reviews

                          "A biography of the Beatles, the world's most famous rock band"--Provided by publisher.

                        • thumb
                          Who Was King Tut?
                          By Roberta Edwards
                          5.0
                          2 ratings5 reviews

                          Explains the life and times of the Egyptian ruler King Tut, covering the story of the tomb's disc...

                        • thumb
                          Who Was Marco Polo?
                          By Joan Holub
                          0 ratings2 reviews

                          Marco Polo was seventeen when he set out for China . . . and forty-one when he came back! More th...