Signature Biographies

Signature Biographies
Published by Grosset & Dunlap
51 Total Books

Edited by Enid Lamonte Meadowcroft

Signature Books are easy to read and provide lively, entertaining, and factual stories about famous people. Though written simply enough for young readers, they make interesting reading for boys and girls well into their teens. From The Story of Amelia Earhart

LIFE STORIES OF FAMOUS MEN AND WOMEN WHO SHAPED HISTORY. Expert authors of children's books, leading artists, scientific word choice, easy-to-read type plus human story structure distinguish these true life stories. Supervising Editor—Enid Lamont Meadowcroft. From The Story of Davy Crockett

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Cover Title Author Publication date
The Story of Abraham Lincoln The Story of Abraham Lincoln Baker, Nina Brown 1952
The Story of Amelia Earhart The Story of Amelia Earhart De Leeuw, Adèle 1955
The Story of Andrew Jackson The Story of Andrew Jackson Meadowcroft, Enid Lamonte 1953
The Story of Annie Oakley The Story of Annie Oakley Collier, Edmund 1956
The Story of Beethoven The Story of Beethoven Kaufmann, Helen L. 1957
The Story of Benjamin Franklin The Story of Benjamin Franklin Meadowcroft, Enid Lamonte 1952
The Story of Buffalo Bill The Story of Buffalo Bill Collier, Edmund 1952
The Story of Christopher Columbus The Story of Christopher Columbus Baker, Nina Brown 1952
The Story of Clara Barton The Story of Clara Barton Price, Olive 1954
The Story of Crazy Horse The Story of Crazy Horse Meadowcroft, Enid Lamonte 1954
The Story of Dan Beard The Story of Dan Beard Webb, Robert N. 1958
The Story of Daniel Boone The Story of Daniel Boone Steele, William O. 1953
The Story of Davy Crockett The Story of Davy Crockett Meadowcroft, Enid Lamonte 1952
The Story of Dwight D. Eisenhower The Story of Dwight D. Eisenhower Beckhard, Arthur J. 1956
The Story of Edith Cavell The Story of Edith Cavell Vinton, Iris 1955
The Story of Eleanor Roosevelt The Story of Eleanor Roosevelt Hickok, Lorena A. 1959
The Story of Florence Nightingale The Story of Florence Nightingale Leighton, Margaret 1952
The Story of Franklin D. Roosevelt The Story of Franklin D. Roosevelt Hickok, Lorena A. 1956
The Story of General Custer The Story of General Custer Leighton, Margaret 1954
The Story of George Washington The Story of George Washington Meadowcroft, Enid Lamonte 1952
The Story of George Washington Carver The Story of George Washington Carver Bontemps, Arna 1954
The Story of Geronimo The Story of Geronimo Kjelgaard, Jim 1958
The Story of Good Queen Bess The Story of Good Queen Bess Malkus, Alida Sims 1953
The Story of Haydn The Story of Haydn Kaufmann, Helen L. 1962
The Story of Helen Keller The Story of Helen Keller Hickok, Lorena A. 1958
The Story of Jacqueline Kennedy The Story of Jacqueline Kennedy Malkus, Alida Sims 1967
The Story of Joan of Arc The Story of Joan of Arc Nolan, Jeannette Covert 1953
The Story of John J. Audubon The Story of John J. Audubon Howard, Joan 1954
The Story of John Paul Jones The Story of John Paul Jones Vinton, Iris 1953
The Story of Kit Carson The Story of Kit Carson Collier, Edmund 1953
The Story of Lafayette The Story of Lafayette Wilson, Hazel 1952
The Story of Leif Ericson The Story of Leif Ericson Steele, William O. 1954
The Story of Louis Pasteur The Story of Louis Pasteur Malkus, Alida Sims 1952
The Story of Louisa May Alcott The Story of Louisa May Alcott Howard, Joan 1955
The Story of Mad Anthony Wayne The Story of Mad Anthony Wayne Wilson, Hazel 1953
The Story of Madame Curie The Story of Madame Curie Thorne, Alice 1959
The Story of Marco Polo The Story of Marco Polo Price, Olive 1953
The Story of Mark Twain The Story of Mark Twain Howard, Joan 1953
The Story of Martha Washington The Story of Martha Washington Nolan, Jeannette Covert 1954
The Story of Mozart The Story of Mozart Kaufmann, Helen L. 1955
The Story of Pocahontas The Story of Pocahontas Graham, Shirley 1953
The Story of President Kennedy The Story of President Kennedy Vinton, Iris 1966
The Story of Robert E. Lee The Story of Robert E. Lee Vinton, Iris 1952
The Story of Robert Louis Stevenson The Story of Robert Louis Stevenson Howard, Joan 1958
The Story of Stephen Decatur The Story of Stephen Decatur Vinton, Iris 1954
The Story of Stephen Foster The Story of Stephen Foster Douty, Esther M. 1954
The Story of Theodore Roosevelt The Story of Theodore Roosevelt Neilson, Winthrop 1953
The Story of Thomas Alva Edison The Story of Thomas Alva Edison Meadowcroft, Enid Lamonte 1952
The Story of Thomas Jefferson The Story of Thomas Jefferson Miers, Earl Schenck 1955
The Story of Ulysses S. Grant The Story of Ulysses S. Grant Nolan, Jeannette Covert 1952
The Story of Winston Churchill The Story of Winston Churchill Malkus, Alida Sims 1957