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Juvenile Nonfiction - Biography & Autobiography - Cultural, Ethnic & Regional
Author: Kirsten Anderson and Who HQ | Narrator: Andia Winslow
Release Date: January 19, 2021
The inspiring story of Vice President Kamala Harris told in the new Who HQ Now format for trending topics.On November 7, 2020, Kamala Harris, a senator from California, became the first woman and the first African-American and South Asian-Americ...
Author: Sherri L. Smith and Who HQ | Narrator: David Sadzin
Release Date: December 29, 2020
Relive the moments when African Americans fought for equal rights, and made history.Even though slavery had ended in the 1860s, African Americans were still suffering under the weight of segregation a hundred years later. They couldn't go to the same...
Author: His Holiness The Dalai Lama | Narrator: Francois Chau
Release Date: March 24, 2020
For the first time ever, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate His Holiness the Dalai Lama addresses children directly, sharing lessons of peace and compassion, told through stories of his own childhood. One of today's most inspiring world leaders was once an o...
Author: Alex Wagner | Narrator: Erin Bennett
Release Date: January 28, 2020
For anyone who is interested in genealogy and DNA profiling, this is the story of a journalist who travels the world to solve the mystery of her ancestry, facing questions about American identity and what it means to belong. Now adapted for young rea...
Author: Brad Meltzer | Narrator: Various and January LaVoy
Release Date: February 05, 2019
Harriet Tubman's heroic and pivotal role in the fight against slavery is the subject of the fourteenth entry in this New York Times bestselling biography series This friendly, fun biography series focuses on the traits that made our heroes ...
Author: Jules Archer | Narrator: Roscoe Orman
Release Date: January 22, 2019
Traces the progression of the civil rights movement and its effect on history through biographical sketches of four prominent and influential African Americans: Frederick Douglass, Marcus Garvey, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Malcolm X.
Author: Sonia Sotomayor | Narrator: Sonia Sotomayor and Jaina Lee Ortiz
Release Date: September 04, 2018
In this adaptation for middle graders based on her bestselling adult memoir, My Beloved World, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Sonia Sotomayor's extraordinary life inspires. Her achievement serves as a true testament to the fact that...
Author: Nico Medina and Who HQ | Narrator: Bruce Mann
Release Date: June 05, 2018
Hold on to your Viking helmets as you learn about the first known European to set foot on North America in this exciting addition to the Who Was? series!Leif Erikson was born to be an explorer. His father, Erik the Red, had established the first Euro...
Author: Saroo Brierley | Narrator: Vikas Adam
Release Date: February 28, 2017
The young readers' edition of the true story that inspired Lion, the Academy Award nominated film starring Dev Patel, David Wenham, Rooney Mara, and Nicole Kidman. When Saroo Brierley used Google Earth to find his long-lost home town half a worl...
Author: Meg Belviso and Pamela D. Pollack | Narrator: Gildart Jackson
Release Date: December 06, 2016
Known as one of the most influential filmmakers of all time, Alfred Hitchcock’s unique vision in movies like Psycho and The Birds sent shivers down our spines and shockwaves through the film industry. His innovative camera t...
Author: Yona Zeldis McDonough | Narrator: Adenrele Ojo
Release Date: April 05, 2016
In 1955, Rosa Parks refused to give her bus seat to a white passenger in Montgomery, Alabama. This seemingly small act triggered civil rights protests across America and earned Rosa Parks the title "Mother of the Civil Rights Movement."
Author: Sumbul Ali-Karamali | Narrator: Sumbul Ali-Karamali
Release Date: August 06, 2013
Author Sumbul Ali-Karamali offers her personal account, discussing the many and varied questions she fielded from curious friends and schoolmates while growing up in Southern California—from diet, to dress, to prayer and holidays and everything...