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Juvenile Nonfiction - Biography & Autobiography - Presidents & First Families (U.S.)
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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...
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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...
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Author: Dennis Brindell Fradin | Narrator: Kevin Pariseau
Release Date: March 26, 2019
Did you know that John Adams had to coax Thomas Jefferson into writing the Declaration of Independence? It's true. The shy Virginia statesman refused at first, but then went on to author one of our nation's most important and inspiring documents. The...
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Author: Gare Thompson | Narrator: Kevin Pariseau
Release Date: March 26, 2019
For a long time, the main role of First Ladies was to act as hostesses of the White House...until Eleanor Roosevelt.  Born in 1884, Eleanor was not satisfied to just be a glorified hostess for her husband, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt....
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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 ...
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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...
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Author: Brad Meltzer | Narrator: Jonathan Davis and Various
Release Date: February 05, 2019
We can all be heroes. That’s the inspiring message of this New York Times Bestselling biography series from historian and author Brad Meltzer. Learn all about George Washington, America’s first president.   George Washington was one ...
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Author: Don Yaeger and Brian Kilmeade | Narrator: Stephen Graybill
Release Date: January 29, 2019
A captivating middle-grade adaptation of the New York Times bestseller about George Washington's top-secret spy ring that helped defeat the British.The American Revolution is well under way in 1776, but things are looking bleak for General George Was...
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Author: Barbara Cooney | Narrator: Suzanne Toren
Release Date: June 26, 2018
Though she came from a wealthy and privileged family, Eleanor Roosevelt grew up in a cheerless household that left her lonely and shy. Years passed before Eleanor began to discover in herself the qualities of intelligence, compassion, and strength th...
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Author: True Kelley and Who HQ | Narrator: Ann Marie Lee
Release Date: June 19, 2018
Abigail Adams was a strong woman far ahead of her time. She urged her husband, President John Adams, to "remember the ladies" and despite having no formal education herself, she later advocated for equal education in public schools for both boys and ...
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Author: Roberta Edwards and Who HQ | Narrator: Mike Chamberlain
Release Date: June 19, 2018
In 1789, George Washington became the first president of the United States. He has been called the father of our country for leading America through its early years. Washington also served in two major wars during his lifetime: the French and Indian ...
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Author: Kenneth C. Davis | Narrator: Various
Release Date: September 20, 2016
2017 YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction finalistDid you know that many of America’s Founding Fathers―who fought for liberty and justice for all―were slave owners?Through the powerful stories of five enslaved people who were &l...
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