Biographies take readers on journeys through the lives of other people. They may be famous people from the distant past or someone in your very own family. This book is the key that will help you unlock and explain the mysteries of someone else's life.
Aimed at middle school reading level, realistic range would be from upper elementary on up. For adults, would be useful to get a "feel" of the genres, though these aren't hefty duty "how to write" texts.
Readers become writers with tips from expert authors. Each book concentrates on a particular genre, providing writing activities, excerpts from well-known works, and a writer’s timeline to help translate imagination into real stories.