Biographies at MEI Elementary Library

Come check out MEI Elementary Library’s biography book collection! The MEI Elementary Library has a wide variety of all different types of biographies. Ranging from inventors to sports heroes to famous artists! These biographies help students learn about the lives of others. Biographies contain factual information and are about someone in the past or present. According to the Scholastic Children’s Dictionary, a biography is a book that tells someone’s life story. An autobiography, according to the Scholastic Children’s Dictionary, is a book which the author tells the story of his or her life. We have a cart display of a large portion of our biographies. Come and see!


Here is a list of just a few of our biographies:            

  1. Saints and angels by Claire Llewellyn
  2. Mother Teresa by Susan Eddy
  3. Terry Fox: a story of hope by Maxine Trottier
  4. Helen Keller by Margaret Davidson
  5. Louis Braille, the boy who invented books for the blind by Margaret Davidson
  6. Great Canadian scientists by Barry Shell
  7. Benjamin Franklin and electricity by Steve Parker
  8. Snowflake Bentley by Jacqueline Briggs Martin
  9. Thomas Edison by George Sullivan
  10. Amelia Earhart: the legend of the lost aviator by Shelley Tanaka
  11. Four pictures by Emily Carr by Nicolas Debon
  12. I, Vivaldi by Janice Jordan Shefelman
  13. Basketball’s greatest players by Sydelle Kramer
  14. David Beckham: born to play by B. A. Roth
  15. Wayne Gretzky: the great one by Andrew Santella