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Juvenile Nonfiction - History - United States - Colonial & Revolutionary Periods
I am Benjamin Franklin Cover
Author: Brad Meltzer
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 important scientific contri...
I am Benjamin Franklin Cover
Who Was Benedict Arnold? Cover
Author: James Buckley, Jr. and Who HQ
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...
Who Was Benedict Arnold? Cover
Author: Don Yaeger and Brian Kilmeade | Narrator: Stephen Graybill
Release Date: April 21, 2020
A page-turning middle-grade adaptation of the New York Times bestseller about how a newly independent nation was challenged by foreign powers and what happened when America's third president decided to stand up to intimidation.When Thomas Jefferson b...
Author: Joan Holub | Narrator: Kevin Pariseau
Release Date: March 26, 2019
The perfect biography to "bite into" at the start of a new school year! Children are sure to be fascinated by the eccentric and legendary Johnny Appleseed, a man who is best known for bringing apple trees to the midwest. Over John Chapman’s lif...
Author: Sydelle Kramer | Narrator: Kevin Pariseau
Release Date: March 26, 2019
Called the "Great Pathfinder", Daniel Boone is most famous for opening up the West to settlers through Kentucky. A symbol of America's pioneering spirit Boone was a skilled outdoorsman and an avid reader although he never attended school. Sydelle Kra...
Author: Kay Winters | Narrator: A. C. Fellner
Release Date: March 05, 2019
Follow an errand boy through colonial Boston as he spreads word of rebellion.It's December 16, 1773, and Boston is about to explode! King George has decided to tax the colonists' tea. The Patriots have had enough. Ethan, the printer's errand boy, is ...
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 ...
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...
Author: Julius Lester | Narrator: Cary Hite
Release Date: November 20, 2018
Rod Brown and Julius Lester bring history to life in this profoundly moving exploration of the slave experience. From the Middle Passage to the auction block, from the whipping post to the fight for freedom, this book presents not just historical fac...
Author: Patricia Brennan Demuth and Who HQ | Narrator: Kathleen McInerney
Release Date: June 19, 2018
We the people at Who HQ bring readers the full story--arguments and all--of how the US Constitution came into being. Signed on September 17, 1787--four years after the American War for Independence--the Constitution laid out the supreme law of the Un...
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 ...
Author: Michael C. Harris and Who HQ | Narrator: Marc Cashman
Release Date: June 19, 2018
Step back in time to the birth of America and meet the real-life rebels who made this country free!On a hot summer day near Philadelphia in 1776, Thomas Jefferson sat at his desk and wrote furiously until early the next morning. He was drafting the D...