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The world-renowned architect I. M. Pei is the twenty-fourth hero in the New York Times bestselling picture book biography series.This friendly, fun biography series focuses on the traits that made our heroes great--the traits that kids can aspire to ...
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Author: Linda Elovitz Marshall | Narrator: Linda Elovitz Marshall and Gilli Messer
Release Date: June 08, 2021
A SYDNEY TAYLOR NOTABLE BOOK • Learn about the importance of vaccines and the scientific process through the fascinating life of world-renowned scientist Jonas Salk, whose pioneering discoveries changed the world forever.Dr. Jonas Salk...
Author: Meg Belviso, Pam Pollack and Who HQ | Narrator: Kevin R. Free
Release Date: June 01, 2021
Discover how Neil deGrasse Tyson became one of the world’s most successful and well-known scientists in this new addition to the #1 New York Times bestselling series.When he was nine years old, Neil deGrasse Tyson went on a trip that would chan...
Author: Brad Meltzer | Narrator: Jonathan Davis, Oliver Wyman, Danny Campbell, Robin Miles, Michael Braun, Natasha Soudek and Brett Boles
Release Date: October 13, 2020
The 21st book in the New York Times bestselling series of biographies about heroes tells the story of Benjamin Franklin, one of the Founding Fathers of the U.S. who helped draft the Declaration of Independence while making importa...
Author: Brad Meltzer | Narrator: Oliver Wyman, Danny Campbell, Edoardo Ballerini, Johnny Heller and Bailey Carr
Release Date: April 14, 2020
The famous Renaissance artist and inventor Leonardo da Vinci is the twentieth hero in the New York Times bestselling biography series.This friendly, fun biography series focuses on the traits that made our heroes great--the traits that kids...
Author: Brad Meltzer | Narrator: Various
Release Date: September 10, 2019
The first woman to win a Nobel Prize, physicist and chemist Marie Curie is the 19th hero in the New York Times bestselling book biography series about heroes. This friendly, fun biography series focuses on the traits that made our heroes gr...
Author: Deborah Hopkinson | Narrator: Kevin Pariseau
Release Date: March 26, 2019
As a young boy, Charles Darwin hated school and was often scolded for conducting “useless” experiments. Yet his passion for the natural world was so strong that he suffered through terrible seasickness during his five-year voyage aboard T...
Author: Jess Brallier | Narrator: Kevin Pariseau
Release Date: March 26, 2019
Everyone has heard of Albert Einstein-but what exactly did he do? How much do kids really know about Albert Einstein besides the funny hair and genius label? For instance, do they know that he was expelled from school as a kid? Finally, here's the st...
Author: Margaret Frith | Narrator: Kevin Pariseau
Release Date: March 26, 2019
One day in 1882, Thomas Edison flipped a switch that lit up lower Manhattan with incandescent light and changed the way people live ever after. The electric light bulb was only one of thousands of Edison’s inventions, which include the phonogra...
Author: Roberta Edwards | Narrator: Kevin Pariseau
Release Date: March 26, 2019
Leonardo da Vinci was a gifted painter, talented musician, and dedicated scientist and inventor, designing flying machines, submarines, and even helicopters.  Yet he had a hard time finishing things, a problem anyone can relate to.  Only th...
Author: Brad Meltzer | Narrator: Various and Marc Thompson
Release Date: February 05, 2019
Neil Armstrong's journey to the moon is the focus of the fifteenth entry in the New York Times bestselling series of biographies about heroes. This friendly, fun biography series focuses on the traits that made our heroes great--the traits ...
Author: Brad Meltzer | Narrator: Various and Jennifer Lim
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...