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Author: Sarah Fabiny and Who HQ
Release Date: June 02, 2020
The story of how a girl born into slavery became an early leader in the civil rights movement and the most famous black woman journalist in nineteenth-century America. Born into slavery in 1862, Ida Bell Wells was freed as a result of the Emancipatio...
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Author: Who HQ and Corinne A. Grinapol
Release Date: May 19, 2020
Learn about one of the most influential leaders in the fight for gay rights.Although he started out as a teacher without aspirations to be an activist or politician, Harvey Milk found himself captivated by the history-making movements of the 1960s. ...
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Author: Megan Stine and Who HQ
Release Date: March 03, 2020
Learn more about Richard Nixon--one of America's most unpopular presidents and the only one to resign from the position.On August 8, 1974, millions sat stunned as they watched Richard Nixon on TV when he announced he was stepping down as the Presiden...
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Author: Jody Jensen Shaffer and Who HQ
Release Date: February 04, 2020
How did Jackie Chan become one of the most recognizable and beloved actors in the world? Find out in this exciting biography of this martial artist turned international film superstar.When Kong-sang was a young boy in Hong Kong, he enjoyed practicing...
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Author: Patricia Brennan Demuth and Who HQ | Narrator: Barbara Heller
Release Date: December 03, 2019
You've probably seen her on t-shirts, mugs, and even tattoos, well, now that famous face graces the cover of our latest Who Is? title.Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is famous for her stylish collars (called jabots) and her commanding dissents. This oper...
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Author: Sarah Fabiny and Who HQ | Narrator: Soneela Nankani
Release Date: December 03, 2019
As a field reporter in the 1960s, Gloria Steinem worked hard to dig up important stories. She went undercover to expose the grim realities of gender inequality in America. As her message continued to grow, she became the spokeswoman of the women̵...
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Author: Dinah Brown and Who HQ | Narrator: Soneela Nankani
Release Date: December 03, 2019
Malala Yousafzai was a girl who loved to learn but was told that girls would no longer be allowed to go to school. She wrote a blog that called attention to what was happening in her beautiful corner of Pakistan and realized that words can bring abou...
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Author: Gail Herman and Who HQ | Narrator: Adenrele Ojo
Release Date: December 03, 2019
The wife of Martin Luther King Jr., Coretta Scott King was a civil rights leader in her own right, playing a prominent role in the African American struggle for racial equality in the 1960s.Here's a gripping portrait of a smart, remarkable woman. Gro...
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Author: Who HQ and Diane Bailey | Narrator: Leon Nixon
Release Date: October 01, 2019
Learn how Fred Rogers, a minister and musician from Pennsylvania, became one of America's most beloved television personalities and everyone's favorite neighbor.Even though he's best known for his successful PBS series Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, Fr...
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Author: Yona Zeldis McDonough and Who HQ | Narrator: Adenrele Ojo
Release Date: September 03, 2019
Born a slave in Maryland, Harriet Tubman knew first-hand what it meant to be someone's property; she was whipped by owners and almost killed by an overseer. It was from other field hands that she first heard about the Underground Railroad which she t...
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Author: Geoff Edgers | Narrator: Kevin Pariseau
Release Date: June 25, 2019
Almost everyone can sing along with the Beatles, but how many young readers know their whole story?  Geoff Edgers, a Boston Globe reporter and hard-core Beatles fan, brings the Fab Four to life in this Who Was...? book. ...
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Author: Janet Pascal | Narrator: Kevin Pariseau
Release Date: June 25, 2019
Born to a family of farmers, Lincoln stood out from an early age—literally! (He was six feet four inches tall.) As sixteenth President of the United States, he guided the nation through the Civil War and saw the abolition of slavery. But Lincol...
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