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Who Is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez? Cover
Author: Kirsten Anderson and Who HQ
Release Date: March 16, 2021
The inspiring story of the youngest woman ever elected to Congress, told in the new Who HQ NOW format for trending topics.On June 26, 2018, twenty-eight-year-old Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a bartender from New York City, became the youngest woman ever...
Who Is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez? Cover
Who Is Kamala Harris? Cover
Author: Kirsten Anderson and Who HQ
Release Date: February 23, 2021
The inspiring story of the 2020 Democratic vice presidential nominee, told in the new Who HQ NOW format for trending topics.On August 22, 2020, Kamala Harris, a senator from California, became the first African-American and South Asian-American woman...
Who Is Kamala Harris? Cover
Author: Kenneth C. Davis | Narrator: Kenneth C. Davis, Cindy Kay and Terrence Kidd
Release Date: October 06, 2020
From the bestselling author of the Don't Know Much About books comes a dramatic account of the origins of democracy, the history of authoritarianism, and the reigns of five of history's deadliest dictators.What makes a country fall to a dictator? How...
Author: James Buckley, Jr. and Who HQ | Narrator: James Buckley, Jr.
Release Date: October 06, 2020
Find out how this one-time American hero became the country's most notorious traitor.As a young child, Benedict Arnold never shied away from a fight. So when the French and Indian War began in 1754, Benedict was eager to join the militia and fight fo...
Author: Who HQ and Corinne A. Grinapol | Narrator: Vikas Adam
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. ...
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. Now that famous face graces the cover of this Who Was? book.Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was famous for her stylish collars (called jabots) and her commanding dissents. This opera-loving Ne...
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...
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...
Author: Yona Zeldis McDonough | Narrator: Kevin Pariseau
Release Date: March 26, 2019
The man who saved the lives of his PT-109 crewmen during WWII and became the 35th president fought-and won-his first battle at the age of two-and-a-half, when he was stricken with scarlet fever. Although his presidency was cut short, our nation's you...
Author: Joyce Milton | Narrator: Kevin Pariseau
Release Date: March 26, 2019
From his childhood in rural Illinois to moviemaking days in Hollywood and on to a career in politics that took him all the way to the Oval Office, Ronald Reagan kept an abiding faith in America and in what our country stood for. The oldest president ...
Author: Brad Meltzer | Narrator: Oliver Wyman and Various
Release Date: February 05, 2019
We can all be heroes. That’s the inspiring message of this lively biography series from New York Times bestselling author Brad Meltzer.   “Kids always search for heroes, so we might as well have a say in it,” Brad Meltzer reali...
Author: Kamala Harris | Narrator: Kamala Harris
Release Date: January 08, 2019
From Senator Kamala Harris comes a picture book with an empowering message: Superheroes are all around us--and if we try, we can all be heroes too. Now a #1 New York Times bestseller!Before Kamala Harris became a district attorney and a United States...