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Harriet Tubman

Illustrated by Pili Aguado

Meet Harriet Tubman, the Underground Railroad conductor who "never lost a single passenger."  Little Harriet was born into slavery on a plantation in Maryland. Though… Read more »

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Mother Teresa

Illustrated by Natascha Rosenberg

Meet Mother Teresa, along with her message of love and charity. Agnes (later to become Mother Teresa) was born in Skopje, Macedonia. From an early… Read more »

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Wilma Rudolph

Illustrated by Amelia Flower

Meet Wilma Rudolph, the remarkable sprinter and Olympic champion. Wilma was born into a family with 22 brothers and sisters, in the segregated South. She… Read more »

Jane Austen

Illustrated by Katie Wilson

Meet Jane Austen, the great British novelist. Little Jane was born into a large family with seven brothers and sisters. She grew up reading and… Read more »

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David Bowie

Illustrated by Ana Albero

Meet David Bowie, the starman who dazzled audiences with his music. As a child, young David had a head full of songs and ideas. He… Read more »

Mahatma Gandhi

Illustrated by Albert Arrayas

Meet Mahatma Gandhi, a champion of peace and human rights. As a young teenager in India, Gandhi led a rebellious life and went against his… Read more »

Vivienne Westwood

Illustrated by Laura Callaghan

Meet Vivienne Westwood, the flame-haired fashion designer and impresario. When Vivienne was a young woman, she wasn't sure how a working class girl from England… Read more »

Maria Montessori

Illustrated by Raquel Martín

Meet Maria Montessori, the pioneering teacher and researcher. Maria grew up in Italy at a time when girls didn't receive an equal education to boys.… Read more »

Stephen Hawking

Illustrated by Matt Hunt

Meet Stephen Hawking, the genius physicist and author. When Stephen Hawking was a little boy, he used to stare up at the stars and wonder… Read more »

Audrey Hepburn

Illustrated by Amaia Arrazola

Meet Audrey Hepburn, the iconic Hollywood movie star. Audrey Hepburn grew up in Arnhem in the Netherlands. After living through the hardships of World War… Read more »

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Ella Fitzgerald

Illustrated by Bàrbara Alca

Meet Ella Fitzgerald, First Lady of Song who once said, "It's not where you come from, but where you're going that counts." Ella Fitzgerald grew… Read more »

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Ada Lovelace

Illustrated by Zafouko Yamamoto

Meet Ada Lovelace, the British mathematician and daughter of poet Lord Byron. Follow the colorful life of Lord Byron’s daughter, from her early love of… Read more »

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