Biography and Narrative Non-Fiction


Biography and Autobiography

Brilliant Biographies: Life Stories From A-Z (Penticton Public Library, British Columbia): Provides author, title, summary for over 25 books, from Anastasia's Album by Hugh Brewster, about Anastasia Romanov, to The Babe: Mildred Didrickson Zaharias by Beatrice S. Smith.

Recommended Books for Biography Assignments for grades 4-8 (The Logan Library - Utah): Lists author, book title, and number of pages.

Hispanic Biographies for Children (Salt Lake County Library System, UT): List of 26 biographies about hispanics, with author, publication year, page count, grade level recommendation, and summary for each.

Famous Missourians (Mid-Continent Public Library, Independence, MO): Author, title, and Dewey number listed for 30 juvenile biographies of people from Missouri.


Diaries and Personal Narrative

Personal Narrative Fiction (Mary D'Eliso, Monroe County Public Library, IN): Author, title, and summaries for over 60 books. Arrange by format: First Person Narration, Predominantly Journal Entries, Predominantly Letters, and Multiple Styles/Other. Compiled 2001, updated 2002.

Journals and Diaries (Cape Girardeau Public Library, MO): Author, title, summary for about 25 books in three categories: contemporary fiction, historic fiction, and non-fiction. July 2010.

Teen stories through diaries, email and letters (InfoSoup): Author, title, summary for about 15 books for teens, which may be novels told through letters or journals of real people. (Contributed by Appleton Public Library Reference and Information Services Staff, Nov. 2006.)