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Who Was?
Author: Dinah Brown and Who HQ | Narrator: Soneela Nankani
Release Date: December 03, 2019
Malala Yousafzai was a girl who loved to learn but was told that girls would no longer be allowed to go to school. She wrote a blog that called attention to what was happening in her beautiful corner of Pakistan and realized that words can bring abou...
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: Who HQ and Diane Bailey | Narrator: Leon Nixon
Release Date: October 01, 2019
Learn how Fred Rogers, a minister and musician from Pennsylvania, became one of America's most beloved television personalities and everyone's favorite neighbor.Even though he's best known for his successful PBS series Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, Fr...
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: Geoff Edgers | Narrator: Kevin Pariseau
Release Date: June 25, 2019
Almost everyone can sing along with the Beatles, but how many young readers know their whole story?  Geoff Edgers, a Boston Globe reporter and hard-core Beatles fan, brings the Fab Four to life in this Who Was...? book. ...
Author: Janet Pascal | Narrator: Kevin Pariseau
Release Date: June 25, 2019
Born to a family of farmers, Lincoln stood out from an early age—literally! (He was six feet four inches tall.) As sixteenth President of the United States, he guided the nation through the Civil War and saw the abolition of slavery. But Lincol...
Author: Joan Holub | Narrator: Kevin Pariseau
Release Date: March 26, 2019
Marco Polo was seventeen when he set out for China . . . and forty-one when he came back! More than seven hundred years ago, Marco Polo traveled from the medieval city of Venice to the fabled kingdom of the great Kublai Khan, seeing new sights and ri...
Author: Roberta Edwards | Narrator: Kevin Pariseau
Release Date: March 26, 2019
Ever since Howard Carter uncovered King Tutankhamun’s tomb in 1922, the young pharaoh has become a symbol of the wealth and mystery of ancient Egypt. This Who Was . . . ? explains the life and times of this ancient Egyptian ruler, covering the ...
Author: Yona Zeldis McDonough | Narrator: Kevin Pariseau
Release Date: March 26, 2019
The man who saved the lives of his PT-109 crewmen during WWII and became the 35th president fought-and won-his first battle at the age of two-and-a-half, when he was stricken with scarlet fever. Although his presidency was cut short, our nation's you...
Author: Ann Abramson | Narrator: Kevin Pariseau
Release Date: March 26, 2019
In her amazing diary, Anne Frank revealed the challenges and dreams common for any young girl. But Hitler brought her childhood to an end and forced her and her family into hiding. Who Was Anne Frank? looks closely at Anne’s life befo...
Author: April Jones Prince | Narrator: Kevin Pariseau
Release Date: March 26, 2019
A humorist, narrator, and social observer, Mark Twain is unsurpassed in American literature. Best known as the author of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain, not unlike his protagonist, Huck, has a restless spirit. He found adventure prosp...
Author: Celeste Mannis | Narrator: Kevin Pariseau
Release Date: March 26, 2019
The beloved plays of Shakespeare are still produced everywhere, yet the life of the world's most famous playwright remains largely a mystery. Young Will left the town of Stratford to pursue theater in London, where his work eventually thrived and mad...