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Juvenile Nonfiction - Biography & Autobiography - Science & Technology
Author: Jim Gigliotti and Who HQ | Narrator: Dominic Hoffman
Release Date: June 05, 2018
Born in 1860s Missouri, nobody expected George Washingtoni Carver to succeed. Slaves were not allowed to be educated. After the Civil War, Carver enrolled in classes and proved to be a star student. He became the first black student at Iowa State Agr...
Author: Reshma Saujani | Narrator: Reshma Saujani
Release Date: August 22, 2017
Part how-to, part girl-empowerment, and all fun, from the leader of the movement championed by Sheryl Sandberg, Jack Dorsey, and other giants of tech.   Since 2012, the organization Girls Who Code has taught computing skills to and inspired over...
Author: Dennis Brindell Fradin | Narrator: Paul Michael
Release Date: March 01, 2016
Ben Franklin was the scientist who, with the help of a kite, discovered that lightning is electricity. He was also a statesman, an inventor, a printer, and an author-a man of such amazingly varied talents that some people claimed he had magical power...
Author: Roberta Edwards | Narrator: Dominic Hoffman
Release Date: March 01, 2016
On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong stepped on the moon and, to an audience of over 450 million people, proclaimed his step a giant leap for mankind. This Eagle Scout built his own model planes as a little boy and then grew up to be a test pilot for exp...
Author: Meg Belviso and Pam Pollack | Narrator: Rob Shapiro
Release Date: March 01, 2016
Steve Jobs, adopted in infancy by a family in San Francisco, packed a lot of life into fifty-six short years. In this Who Was…? biography, children will learn how his obsession with computers and technology at an early age led him to co-found a...
Author: Megan Stine | Narrator: Sarah Scott
Release Date: March 01, 2016
Born in Warsaw, Poland, on November 7, 1867, Marie Curie was forbidden to attend the male-only University of Warsaw, so she enrolled at the Sorbonne in Paris to study physics and mathematics. There she met a professor named Pierre Curie, and the two ...
Author: Patricia Brennan Demuth | Narrator: Mark Deakins
Release Date: March 01, 2016
Like Michelangelo, Galileo is another Renaissance great known just by his first name--a name that is synonymous with scientific achievement. Born in Pisa, Italy, in the sixteenth century, Galileo contributed to the era's great rebirth of knowledge. H...
Author: James Buckley, Jr. | Narrator: Vikas Adam
Release Date: February 02, 2016
Discover the man behind the chocolate bar! Milton Hershey’s life was filled with invention and innovation.  As a young man, he was not afraid to dream big and work hard.  Eventually, he learned the secret to mass-producing milk chocol...
Author: Steve Sheinkin | Narrator: Roy Samuelson
Release Date: January 08, 2013
Perfect for middle grade readers and history enthusiasts, New York Times bestselling author Steve Sheinkin presents the fascinating and frightening true story of the creation behind the most destructive force that birthed the arms race...