James Buckley, Jr.

James Buckley has written more than 100 books for children, including Curious About Pluto, The Moon, and Home Address: ISS, The International Space Station, for the Penguin-Smithsonian line.

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Author: James Buckley, Jr. and Who HQ | Narrator: Emily Lawrence
Release Date: June 19, 2018
Born the eighth of seventeen children in Philadelphia, Betsy Ross lived in a time when the American colonies were yearning for independence from British rule. Ross worked as a seamstress and was eager to contribute to the cause, making tents and repa...
Author: James Buckley, Jr. and Who HQ | Narrator: David DeSantos
Release Date: June 05, 2018
The story of a poor boy from Brazil who became the greatest soccer player of all time and one of the most important athletes of the twentieth century!His parents may have named him Edson Arantes do Nascimento, but to the rest of the world, he is know...
Author: James Buckley, Jr. and Who HQ | Narrator: Nicholas Guy Smith
Release Date: June 05, 2018
Though much of his early life remains a mystery, Blackbeard most likely began his life as Edward Teach in the sailing port of Bristol, England. He began his career as a hired British sailor during Queen Anne's War. He eventually settled in the Bahama...
Author: James Buckley, Jr. and Who HQ | Narrator: Johnny Heller
Release Date: June 05, 2018
As young boys, Orville and Wilbur Wright loved all things mechanical. As young men, they gained invaluable skills essential for their success by working with printing presses, bicycles, motors, and any sort of machinery they could get their hands on...
Author: James Buckley, Jr. | Narrator: Charles Constant
Release Date: August 02, 2016
At the 1936 Berlin Summer Olympics, track and field star Jesse Owens ran himself straight into international glory by winning four gold medals. But the life of Jesse Owens is much more than a sports story. Born in rural Alabama under the oppressive J...
Author: James Buckley, Jr. | Narrator: Dominic Hoffman
Release Date: July 05, 2016
Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr. won the world heavyweight championship at the age of 22, the same year he joined the Nation of Islam and changed his name to Muhammad Ali. He would go on to become the first and only three-time (in succession) World Heavyw...
Author: James Buckley, Jr. | Narrator: Ron Butler
Release Date: July 05, 2016
Growing up the youngest of seven children in Puerto Rico, Roberto Clemente had a talent for baseball. His incredible skill soon got him drafted into the big leagues where he spent 18 seasons playing right field for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Who Wa...
Author: James Buckley, Jr. | Narrator: Vikas Adam
Release Date: February 02, 2016
Discover the man behind the chocolate bar! Milton Hershey’s life was filled with invention and innovation.  As a young man, he was not afraid to dream big and work hard.  Eventually, he learned the secret to mass-producing milk chocol...