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Juvenile Nonfiction - People & Places - United States - African American
Author: Sherri L. Smith and Who HQ | Narrator: David Sadzin
Release Date: December 29, 2020
Relive the moments when African Americans fought for equal rights, and made history.Even though slavery had ended in the 1860s, African Americans were still suffering under the weight of segregation a hundred years later. They couldn't go to the same...
Author: Ruby Bridges | Narrator: Ruby Bridges
Release Date: November 10, 2020
Inspired by the recent wave of activism led by young people fighting for racial justice, civil rights icon Ruby Bridges--who, at the age of six, was the first black child to integrate an all-white elementary school in New Orleans--shares her story an...
Author: DeShanna Neal and Trinity Neal | Narrator: Robin Miles
Release Date: October 20, 2020
A dedicated mom puts love into action as she creates the perfect rainbow-colored wig for her transgender daughter, based on the real-life experience of mother-daughter advocate duo Trinity and DeShanna Neal.Warm morning sunlight and love fill the Nea...
Author: Kirsten Anderson and Who HQ | Narrator: William DeMeritt
Release Date: October 06, 2020
Grab your Js and hit the court with this Who Was? biography about NBA superstar Michael Jordan.Meet the man who changed the game forever. Michael Jordan has always been competitive--even as a young boy, he fought for attention. His need to be the bes...
Author: Mikaila Ulmer | Narrator: Mikaila Ulmer
Release Date: August 18, 2020
A middle grade memoir from fifteen year-old lemonade entrepreneur and one of TIME Magazine's Top 30 Most Influential Teens, Mikaila Ulmer, and her advice for life and business.When Mikaila Ulmer was four, she was stung by a bee--twice in one week. Sh...
This powerful collection of short stories, essays, and poems is a call-to-action that invites all families to be anti-racist and advocates for change.Thirty diverse, award-winning authors and illustrators--including Renee Watson (Piecing Me Toge...
Author: Sarah Fabiny and Who HQ | Narrator: Robin Eller
Release Date: June 02, 2020
The story of how a girl born into slavery became an early leader in the civil rights movement and the most famous black female journalist in nineteenth-century America. Born into slavery in 1862, Ida Bell Wells was freed as a result of the Emancipati...
Author: Gail Herman and Who HQ | Narrator: Adenrele Ojo
Release Date: December 03, 2019
The wife of Martin Luther King Jr., Coretta Scott King was a civil rights leader in her own right, playing a prominent role in the African American struggle for racial equality in the 1960s.Here's a gripping portrait of a smart, remarkable woman. Gro...
Author: Yona Zeldis McDonough and Who HQ | Narrator: Adenrele Ojo
Release Date: September 03, 2019
Born a slave in Maryland, Harriet Tubman knew first-hand what it meant to be someone's property; she was whipped by owners and almost killed by an overseer. It was from other field hands that she first heard about the Underground Railroad which she t...
Author: Yona Zeldis McDonough | Narrator: Kevin Pariseau
Release Date: March 26, 2019
If not for a stint in reform school, young Louis Armstrong might never have become a musician. It was a teacher at the Colored Waifs' Home who gave him a cornet, promoted him to band leader, and saw talent in the tough kid from the even tougher New O...
Author: Brad Meltzer | Narrator: Various and Donte Bonner
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.  Even as a child, Martin Luther King, Jr. was shocked by the terrible and unfair way A...
Author: Brad Meltzer | Narrator: Various and January LaVoy
Release Date: February 05, 2019
Harriet Tubman's heroic and pivotal role in the fight against slavery is the subject of the fourteenth entry in this New York Times bestselling biography series This friendly, fun biography series focuses on the traits that made our heroes ...