What Is a Biography?

A biography is the written story about a real person’s life. A biography tells what has happened to this person. A biography tells what the person has done.

Many books are biographies. Biographies can be about different kinds of people. They can be about people who did good things. They can be about people who did bad things. There are biographies about scientists. There are biographies about presidents. There are biographies about musicians.

Biographies help us learn from other people’s lives. Who would you like to read a biography about?