Through these stories of adventure, dedication, and success, young people will be able to understand and appreciate the qualities that have made men and women great.

Each of these full-length biographies has been carefully researched and written especially for readers in the junior high school age group and older. Authors for the Great Lives Series have been chosed for their knowledge of the subject and their understanding of young adult interest. (Dust jacket blurb from one volume in the series.)

Category: Britannica Bookshelf Great Lives For Young Americans

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Image for Informing A Nation  Horace Greeley

Informing A Nation Horace Greeley

By: Allen, Edward

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Encyclopaedia Britannica Press: 1962

Seller ID: 16448

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


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Informing A Nation Horace Greeley

By: Allen, Edward

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Encyclopaedia Britannica Press: 1962

Seller ID: 20385

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Image for Luther Burbank Creating New and Better Plants

Luther Burbank Creating New and Better Plants

By: Bacon, Paul

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Encyclopaedia Britannica Press: 1961

Seller ID: 20386

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Image for Around The World Underwater With Captain Edward L. Beach

Around The World Underwater With Captain Edward L. Beach

By: Becker, Beril

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Kingston House: 1961

Seller ID: 20393

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Image for Walter Reed Vanquishing Yellow Fever

Walter Reed Vanquishing Yellow Fever

By: Dolan, Edward F. , Jr.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Encyclopaedia Britannica Press: 1962

Seller ID: 26113

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Image for Dag Hammarskjold Soldier of Peace

Dag Hammarskjold Soldier of Peace

By: Hershey, Burnet

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Encyclopaedia Britannica Press: 1961

Seller ID: 14867

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


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Dag Hammarskjold Soldier of Peace

By: Hershey, Burnet

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Encyclopaedia Britannica Press: 1961

Seller ID: 34076

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Image for Babe Didrikson Zaharias Striving to be Champion

Babe Didrikson Zaharias Striving to be Champion

By: Miller, Helen Markley

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Kingston House: 1961

Seller ID: 20390

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Image for Remaking Modern Fiction Ernest Hemingway

Remaking Modern Fiction Ernest Hemingway

By: Rink, Paul

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Encyclopaedia Britannica Press: 1962

Seller ID: 18726

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Good+ in Good dust jacket


Image for Admiral Richard E. Byrd Conquering Antarctica

Admiral Richard E. Byrd Conquering Antarctica

By: Rink, Paul

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Encyclopaedia Britannica Press: 1961

Seller ID: 20388

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Image for Horace Mann Educating for Democracy

Horace Mann Educating for Democracy

By: Treichler, Jessie

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Encyclopaedia Britannica Press: 1962

Seller ID: 20392

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


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Horace Mann Educating for Democracy

By: Treichler, Jessie

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Encyclopaedia Britannica Press: 1962

Seller ID: 21659

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Good+ in Good+ dust jacket