Archive for the ‘Biography’ Category

By Anne Rockwell Illustrated by Matt Phelan Rockwell and Phelan present us with a young George Washington and unfold to the reader many formative events of his life. Learning about famous historical figures brings out their humanity. So often, we put them on a pedestal like a demi-god, and forget that these great men and […]


Halle Berry

09May10

by James Robert Parish Ferguson Career Biographies While visiting with family over spring break, I saw a report that my niece did on Halle Berry in her fourth grade class. I read the report, and realized the importance role models like Halle Berry have on young, bi-racial children. Growing up in a family of all […]