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What Was the March on Washington? Cover
Author: Kathleen Krull and Who HQ
Release Date: July 13, 2021
On August 28, 1963, more than 200,000 people gathered in Washington, DC, to demand equal rights for all races. It was there that Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his "I Have a Dream" speech, and it was this peaceful protest that spurred the...
What Was the March on Washington? Cover
Indelible Ann Cover
Author: Meghan P. Browne
Release Date: June 22, 2021
A folksy, larger-than-life picture book biography about Ann Richards, the late governor of Texas who has inspired countless women in politics today.Dorothy Ann Willis hailed from a small Texas town, but early on she found her voice and the guts to us...
Indelible Ann Cover
Shirley Chisholm Dared Cover
Author: Alicia D. Williams | Narrator: Adenrele Ojo
Release Date: June 01, 2021
Discover the inspiring story of the first black woman elected to Congress and to run for president in this picture book biography from a Newbery Honor-winning author and a Coretta Scott King-John Steptoe New Talent Award-winning illustrator.Meet Shir...
Shirley Chisholm Dared Cover
Author: Kirsten Anderson and Who HQ | Narrator: Frankie Corzo
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...
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: 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...