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What Is Juneteenth? Cover
Author: Who HQ and Kirsti Jewel
Release Date: April 05, 2022
Discover more about Juneteenth, the important holiday that celebrates the end of chattel slavery in the United States. On June 19, 1865, a group of enslaved men, women, and children in Texas gathered around a Union solder and listened as he read the ...
What Is Juneteenth? Cover
What Are Castles and Knights? Cover
Author: Sarah Fabiny and Who HQ
Release Date: February 08, 2022
Go back to the thrilling time of warring knights who were prepared to give their life in order to protect their lord and his castle.Castles may conjure up a romantic fairy tale world; however, in real life, during the Middle Ages, castles were fortre...
What Are Castles and Knights? Cover
What Was the Harlem Renaissance? Cover
Author: Sherri L. Smith and Who HQ
Release Date: December 28, 2021
Discover how this vibrant Black neighborhood in upper Manhattan became home to the leading Black writers, artists, and musicians of the 1920s and 1930s.Travel back in time to the 1920s and 1930s to the sounds of jazz in nightclubs and the 24-hours-a-...
What Was the Harlem Renaissance? Cover
What Was the Plague? Cover
Author: Roberta Edwards and Who HQ
Release Date: November 09, 2021
Oh, rats! It's time to take a deeper look at what caused the Black Death--the deadliest pandemic recorded in human history.While the coronavirus COVID-19 changed the world in 2020, it still isn't the largest and deadliest pandemic in history. That ti...
What Was the Plague? Cover
The Rock Box!: A Who HQ Collection Cover
Author: Who HQ
Release Date: November 02, 2021
A ten-book box set dedicated to some of the most famous rock-and-roll artists of all time, from the creators of the #1 New York Times Best-Selling Who Was? series.Learn about the early lives and exciting careers of the Beatles, The Rolling Stone...
The Rock Box!: A Who HQ Collection Cover
What Are the Winter Olympics? Cover
Author: Gail Herman and Who HQ
Release Date: October 12, 2021
Grab your skis, ice skates, and snowboard and learn how the Winter Olympic Games became a worldwide phenomenal event watched by millions. Although fans the world over have been fascinated by the modern Summer Olympics since 1896, the Winter Olympics ...
What Are the Winter Olympics? Cover
What Was Hurricane Katrina? Cover
Author: Robin Koontz and Who HQ
Release Date: October 05, 2021
On August 25th, 2005, one of the deadliest and most destructive hurricanes in history hit the Gulf of Mexico. High winds and rain pummeled coastal communities, including the City of New Orleans, which was left under 15 feet of water in some areas aft...
What Was Hurricane Katrina? Cover
What Was the Hindenburg? Cover
Author: Janet B. Pascal and Who HQ
Release Date: October 05, 2021
At 800-feet long, the Hindenburg was the largest airship ever built--just slightly smaller than the Titanic! Also of a disastrous end, the zeppelin burst into flame as spectators watched it attempt to land in Lakehurst, New Jersey on May 6, 1937. In ...
What Was the Hindenburg? Cover
What Was the Great Chicago Fire? Cover
Author: Janet B. Pascal
Release Date: October 05, 2021
Did the Great Chicago Fire really start after a cow kicked over a lantern in a barn? Find out the truth in this addition to the What Was? series.On Sunday, October 8, 1871, a fire started on the south side of Chicago. A long drought made the neighbor...
What Was the Great Chicago Fire? Cover
What Was Pearl Harbor? Cover
Author: Patricia Brennan Demuth and Who HQ | Narrator: Eric Sharp
Release Date: October 05, 2021
A terrifying attack! On December 7, 1941, Japanese war planes appeared out of nowhere to bomb the American base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. It was a highly secretive and devastating attack: four battleships sunk, more than two thousand servicemen died...
What Was Pearl Harbor? Cover
Disasters!: A Who HQ Collection Cover
Author: Who HQ
Release Date: October 05, 2021
An eight-book box set from the creators of the New York Times Best-Selling What Was? series that details the most famous disasters in history, including the Titanic, Pompeii, and the Great Depression.Perfect for curious young readers, these...
Disasters!: A Who HQ Collection Cover
What Was the Titanic? Cover
Author: Stephanie Sabol and Who HQ | Narrator: Eric Sharp
Release Date: October 05, 2021
For more than 100 years, people have been captivated by the disastrous sinking of the Titanic that claimed over 1,500 lives. Now young readers can find out why the great ship went down and how it was discovered seventy-five years later.At 2:20 a.m. o...
What Was the Titanic? Cover