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Always Inventing: A Photobiography of Alexander Graham Bell by Tom L. Matthews
Bull's-Eye: A Photobiography of Annie Oakley by Sue Macy
Bylines: A Photobiography of Nellie Bly by Sue Macy
Dragon Bones and Dinosaur Eggs: A Photobiography of Explorer Roy Chapman Andrews by Ann Bausum
Driven: A Photobiography of Henry Ford by Don Mitchell
Genius: A Photobiography of Albert Einstein by Marfé Ferguson Delano
Helen's Eyes: A Photobiography of Annie Sullivan, Helen Keller's Teacher by Marfé Ferguson Delano
High Hopes: A Photobiography of John F. Kennedy by Deborah Heiligman
Inventing the Future: A Photobiography of Thomas Alva Edison by Marfé Ferguson Delano
Knockout!: A Photobiography of Boxer Joe Louis by George Sullivan
Liftoff: A Photobiography of John Glenn by Don Mitchell
Light Shining Through the Mist: A Photobiography of Dian Fossey by Tom Mathews
Mystery on Everest: A Photobiography Of George Mallory by Audrey Salkeld
Nevermore: A Photobiography of Edgar Allan Poe by Karen Lange
Onward: A Photobiography of African-American Polar Explorer Matthew Henson by Dolores Johnson
Triumph on Everest: A Photobiography of Sir Edmund Hillary by Broughton Coburn

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