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Juvenile Nonfiction - History - United States - 20th Century
What Was the March on Washington? Cover
Author: Kathleen Krull and Who HQ
Release Date: July 13, 2021
On August 28, 1963, more than 200,000 people gathered in Washington, DC, to demand equal rights for all races. It was there that Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his "I Have a Dream" speech, and it was this peaceful protest that spurred the...
What Was the March on Washington? Cover
The Polio Pioneer Cover
Author: Linda Elovitz Marshall
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...
The Polio Pioneer Cover
Paper Son: The Inspiring Story of Tyrus Wong, Immigrant and Artist Cover
Author: Julie Leung
Release Date: June 08, 2021
Winner of the American Library Association's 2021 Asian/Pacific American Award for Best Picture Book! An inspiring picture-book biography of animator Tyrus Wong, the Chinese American immigrant responsible for bringing Disney's Bambi to life.Befo...
Paper Son: The Inspiring Story of Tyrus Wong, Immigrant and Artist Cover
Author: Elizabeth Letts | Narrator: Arthur Morey
Release Date: December 01, 2020
Adapted from the #1 New York Times bestselling adult novel, this inspiring true story of a man and horse duo who rose to the top of the competitive equestrian world is one of unstoppable hope, inconceivable dreams, and the chance to have it all, perf...
Author: Megan Stine and Who HQ | Narrator: Stephen Graybill
Release Date: March 03, 2020
Learn more about Richard Nixon--one of America's most unpopular presidents and the only one to resign from the position.On August 8, 1974, millions sat stunned as they watched Richard Nixon on TV when he announced he was stepping down as the Presiden...
Author: Steve Sheinkin | Narrator: Kim Mai Guest
Release Date: September 24, 2019
Born to Fly is the gripping story of the fearless women pilots who aimed for the skies--and beyond.Just nine years after American women finally got the right to vote, a group of trailblazers soared to new heights in the 1929 Air Derby, the first wome...
Author: Kate Boehm Jerome | Narrator: Kevin Pariseau
Release Date: March 26, 2019
Amelia Earhart was a woman of many "firsts." In 1932, she became the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. In 1935, she also became the first woman to fly across the Pacific. From her early years to her mysterious 1937 disappearance whil...
Author: Veronica Lawlor | Narrator: Peter Ganim, Marc Vietor, Allyson Johnson, Victor Bevine, Catherine Byers and Wendy Bagger
Release Date: February 19, 2019
In their own words, immigrants recall their arrival in the United States. Includes brief biographies and facts about the Ellis Island Oral History Project.
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: Sherri L. Smith and Who HQ | Narrator: Larry Herron
Release Date: August 07, 2018
It's up, up, and away with the Tuskegee Airmen, a heroic group of African American military pilots who helped the United States win World War II.During World War II, black Americans were fighting for their country and for freedom in Europe, yet they ...
Author: Joan Holub | Narrator: Dan Woren
Release Date: May 22, 2018
Building the most magical place on earth was no fairy tale. Learn the story behind the creation of Walt Disney World.In 1964, when Walt Disney and his brother Roy decided to build a second theme park in the Florida swamplands, they kept it super hush...
Author: Kenneth C. Davis | Narrator: Adenrele Ojo and MacLeod Andrews
Release Date: May 15, 2018
From bestselling author Kenneth C. Davis comes a fascinating account of the Spanish influenza pandemic 100 years after it first swept the world in 1918."Davis deftly juggles compelling storytelling, gruesome details, and historical context. More Dead...