World History Biographies
National Geographic has put out these well-written, informative biographies of important world figures. Not only do these books cover the major life events from birth to death of these noteworthy individuals, but they also provide a lot of useful information surrounding related historical events that helped to shape their lives. Lots of colorful pictures and illustrations accompany the text, and a running timeline at the bottom of each page helps readers to develop a better understanding of the chronological order of events. Find out what it was like to go into hiding with Anne Frank in the Secret Annex or the driving force behind Leonardo da Vinci's masterpieces. hc or pb, 64 pgs.