Top 10 Historical Figures Books

    Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls
    7.0
    01
    Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls
    Written by Elena Favilli & illustrated by Francesca Cavallo
    This Little Trailblazer: A Girl Power Primer
    6.8
    02
    This Little Trailblazer: A Girl Power Primer
    Written by Joan Holub & illustrated by Daniel Roode
    She Persisted
    5.8
    03
    She Persisted
    Written by Chelsea Clinton & illustrated by Alexandra Boiger
    Coco Chanel
    5.8
    04
    Coco Chanel
    Written by Isabel Sanchez Vegara & illustrated by Ana Albero
    I Am Helen Keller
    5.8
    05
    I Am Helen Keller
    Illustrated by Christopher Eliopoulos
    The Story of Ruby Bridges
    5.8
    06
    The Story of Ruby Bridges
    Written by Robert Coles & illustrated by George Ford
    Twenty-one Elephants and Still Standing
    5.8
    07
    Twenty-one Elephants and Still Standing
    Written by April Jones Prince & illustrated by Francois Roca
    Malala's Magic Pencil
    5.8
    08
    Malala's Magic Pencil
    Written by Malala Yousafzai & illustrated by Kerascoet
    This Little Scientist: A Discovery Primer
    5.5
    09
    This Little Scientist: A Discovery Primer
    Written by Joan Holub & illustrated by Daniel Roode
    Josephine
    5.5
    10
    Josephine
    Written by Patricia Hruby Powell & illustrated by Christian Robinson

David McCullough, a renowned author and historian, has said, "History is who we are and why we are the way we are." There are so many people and events in history that have shaped the world and who we are today. Many of these people are inspiring and admirable examples, and we've gathered up our favorite children's books about these historical figures to inspire your little ones. After all, they are the future and will help build upon the history for those who come later.

  • Historical Figures

  • Share
5.4
Unique Books for Baby Shower GiftsAfrican Americanshistorical figuresgirls and womenBlack history
I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark
5.0
Ada Byron Lovelace and the Thinking Machine
4.5
Looking at Lincoln
4.3
Herstory
Who Was Babe Ruth
Rad American Women A-Z
Who was Abraham Lincoln?
Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History
Stories for boys who dare to be different
An Inconvenient Alphabet
6.0
When Ruth Bader Ginsburg Chewed 100 Sticks of Gum
5.5
Words Set Me Free
5.3
Joltin' Joe DiMaggio
5.3
I Am George Washington
5.3
Stephen Hawking (Little People, BIG DREAMS)
5.3
Big Ideas for Little Philosophers: Happiness with Aristotle
5.2
I am Jane Goodall
5.0
Mr. Ferris and His Wheel
5.0
Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race
5.0
I Am Amelia Earhart
4.8
I Am Albert Einstein
4.3
Nelson Mandela
4.0
Courageous People Who Changed the World
George vs George
Malala: Activist for Girls’ Education
Electric Ben: The Amazing Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin
I Am Gandhi
Who Was Anne Frank?
Rosa Parks
5.8
Maya Angelou
5.5
Big Ideas for Little Philosophers: Imagination with René Descartes
5.5
This Little Dreamer: An Inspirational Primer
5.4
Martin's Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
5.3
The Quest for Z
5.3
Hans Christian Andersen: The Journey of His Life
5.1
The Legendary Miss Lena Horne
5.0