Understanding Biographies

Literature Discussion

Julia A. Keirns
Read or Die!
Published in
2 min readApr 12, 2024

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How do biographies differ from other genres and why are they important to children and adult readers?

A biography is a detailed description of a real person's life, or an event in a real person's life, and is written by someone other than the person it is about.

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Julia A. Keirns
Read or Die!

Currently living in an RV full time and traveling across North America. The goal is simply to write about it. Editor of Fiction Shorts, the Challenged, and ROD.