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Who Was Catherine the Great? Cover
Author: Meg Belviso, Pam Pollack and Who HQ
Release Date: February 02, 2021
Learn how a Prussian princess grew up to be Russia's longest-ruling female leader!Born in 1729, Princess Sophie of Anhalt-Zerbs was never supposed to come to power. But at age sixteen, she married the heir to the Russian throne. By 1762, Sophie, know...
Who Was Catherine the Great? Cover
Who Was Walt Whitman? Cover
Author: Kirsten Anderson and Who HQ
Release Date: February 02, 2021
How did a New York printer become one of the most influential poets of all time? Find out in this addition to the Who HQ library!Walt Whitman was a printer, journalist, editor, and schoolteacher. But today, he's recognized as one of America's foundin...
Who Was Walt Whitman? 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
Who Is Michael Jordan? Cover
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...
Who Is Michael Jordan? Cover
Author: Meg Belviso, Pam Pollack and Who HQ | Narrator: Frankie Corzo
Release Date: August 04, 2020
How did a working-class girl from Cuba become a symbol of artistic freedom for Cuban Americans and the "Queen of Salsa"? Find out in this addition to the Who HQ library!Although her family and friends know her as Úrsula Hilaria Celia de la Car...
Author: Ellen Labrecque and Who HQ | Narrator: Steve West
Release Date: July 21, 2020
Whether you call it football or soccer, there's no disputing that David Beckham is one of the best players in the history of the game! Whenever a young David Beckham was asked what he wanted to be when he grew up, he'd always answer with the same res...
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: Who HQ and Corinne A. Grinapol | Narrator: Vikas Adam
Release Date: May 19, 2020
Learn about one of the most influential leaders in the fight for gay rights.Although he started out as a teacher without aspirations to be an activist or politician, Harvey Milk found himself captivated by the history-making movements of the 1960s. ...
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: Jody Jensen Shaffer and Who HQ | Narrator: Nancy Wu
Release Date: February 04, 2020
How did Jackie Chan become one of the most recognizable and beloved actors in the world? Find out in this exciting biography of this martial artist turned international film superstar.When Kong-sang was a young boy in Hong Kong, he enjoyed practicing...
Author: Patricia Brennan Demuth and Who HQ | Narrator: Barbara Heller
Release Date: December 03, 2019
You've probably seen her on t-shirts, mugs, and even tattoos, well, now that famous face graces the cover of our latest Who Is? title.Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is famous for her stylish collars (called jabots) and her commanding dissents. This oper...
Author: Sarah Fabiny and Who HQ | Narrator: Soneela Nankani
Release Date: December 03, 2019
As a field reporter in the 1960s, Gloria Steinem worked hard to dig up important stories. She went undercover to expose the grim realities of gender inequality in America. As her message continued to grow, she became the spokeswoman of the women̵...