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Who Was E. B. White? Cover
Author: Gail Herman and Who HQ |
Release Date: June 28, 2022
An entertaining biography of the man behind Stuart Little and Charlotte's Web, two of the best loved children's books of all time.Today, most people remember E. B. White as the beloved children's book author who gave us Charlotte's Web and Stuart Lit...
Who Was E. B. White? Cover
Who Was Ernest Hemingway? Cover
Author: Jim Gigliotti and Who HQ | Narrator: Matt Godfrey
Release Date: March 01, 2022
Find out how a journalist and sportsman became one of the most famous American novelists of the twentieth century!Ernest Hemingway wasn't just a novelist. He was a hunter and a fisherman; he became an ambulance officer in Paris, France, during World ...
Who Was Ernest Hemingway? Cover
Author: Ibi Zoboi | Narrator: Robin Miles and Ibi Zoboi
Release Date: January 25, 2022
From the New York Times bestselling author and National Book Award finalist, a biography in verse and prose of science fiction visionary Octavia Butler.Acclaimed novelist Ibi Zoboi illuminates the young life of the visionary storyteller Octavia E. Bu...
Author: Sherri L. Smith and Who HQ | Narrator: Tashi Thomas
Release Date: December 28, 2021
In this audiobook from the #1 New York Times bestselling series, learn how this vibrant Black neighborhood in upper Manhattan became home to the leading Black writers, artists, and musicians of the 1920s and 1930s.Travel back in time to the 1920s and...
Author: Kirsten Anderson and Who HQ | Narrator: Adenrele Ojo
Release Date: February 02, 2021
How did a New York printer become one of the most influential poets of all time? Find out in this addition to the Who HQ library!Walt Whitman was a printer, journalist, editor, and schoolteacher. But today, he's recognized as one of America's foundin...
Author: April Jones Prince | Narrator: Kevin Pariseau
Release Date: March 26, 2019
A humorist, narrator, and social observer, Mark Twain is unsurpassed in American literature. Best known as the author of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain, not unlike his protagonist, Huck, has a restless spirit. He found adventure prosp...
Author: Celeste Mannis | Narrator: Kevin Pariseau
Release Date: March 26, 2019
The beloved plays of Shakespeare are still produced everywhere, yet the life of the world's most famous playwright remains largely a mystery. Young Will left the town of Stratford to pursue theater in London, where his work eventually thrived and mad...
Author: Jon Scieszka | Narrator: Greg Abbey
Release Date: January 22, 2019
This fast-paced, high-energy collection of short works features today's most popular writers and illustrators on what it means to be a guy. Contributors include Chris Crutcher, Stephen King, Matt Groening, Daniel Pinkwater, Neil Gaiman, and many more...
Author: Jon Scieszka | Narrator: Jon Scieszka
Release Date: October 16, 2018
How did Jon Scieszka get so funny, anyway? Growing up as one of six brothers was a good start, but that was just the beginning. Throw in Catholic school, lots of comic books, lazy summers at the lake with time to kill, babysitting misadventures, TV s...
Author: Léna Roy and Charlotte Jones Voiklis | Narrator: Léna Roy and Charlotte Jones Voiklis
Release Date: February 06, 2018
This middle-grade biography explores the life and works of Madeleine L'Engle --written by her granddaughters--coming just in time for the all-new A Wrinkle in Time film, directed by Ava DuVernay and featuring a multi-racial cast (release date: March ...
Author: Meg Belviso and Pamela D. Pollack | Narrator: Cassandra Campbell
Release Date: June 07, 2016
Everyone loves Harry Potter. Now kids can learn about Harry's creator! In 1995, on a four-hour-delayed train from Manchester to London, J. K. Rowling conceived of the idea of a boy wizard named Harry Potter. Upon arriving in London, she began immedia...
Author: True Kelley | Narrator: René Ruiz
Release Date: June 07, 2016
Roald Dahl is one of the most famous children's book authors ever. Now in this Who Was . . . ? biography, children will learn of his real-life adventures. A flying ace for the British Air Force, he was married to an Academy Award-winning ac...