Series: Gateway Biographies


NELSON MANDELA by Matt Doeden
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Aug. 1, 2014

"Routine assignment fodder. (further reading, websites, index) (Biography. 8-11)"
A standard-issue profile of the renowned activist—one of a spate launched by his death in December 2013. Read full book review >
POPE FRANCIS by Stephanie Watson
Released: Nov. 1, 2013

"For good or for bad, Pope Francis' life and papacy cannot be separated from the tarnish on today's Catholic Church, and readers may end up with more questions than answers, though their respect for Pope Francis should grow. (Biography. 9-14)"
A serviceable biography introduces readers to the first pope from the Americas. Read full book review >
DAVID KARP by Karen Latchana Kenney
Released: May 1, 2013

"Just another fabulously wealthy high school dropout role model. (endnotes, bibliography, index) (Biography. 10-13)"
Bland, standard-issue profile of a (now) 26-year-old Internet entrepreneur. Read full book review >