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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...
Author: Deborah Hopkinson | Narrator: Kevin Pariseau
Release Date: March 26, 2019
As a young boy, Charles Darwin hated school and was often scolded for conducting “useless” experiments. Yet his passion for the natural world was so strong that he suffered through terrible seasickness during his five-year voyage aboard T...
Author: Dennis Brindell Fradin | Narrator: Kevin Pariseau
Release Date: March 26, 2019
Did you know that John Adams had to coax Thomas Jefferson into writing the Declaration of Independence? It's true. The shy Virginia statesman refused at first, but then went on to author one of our nation's most important and inspiring documents. The...
Author: Gare Thompson | Narrator: Kevin Pariseau
Release Date: March 26, 2019
For a long time, the main role of First Ladies was to act as hostesses of the White House...until Eleanor Roosevelt.  Born in 1884, Eleanor was not satisfied to just be a glorified hostess for her husband, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt....
Author: Gare Thompson | Narrator: Kevin Pariseau
Release Date: March 26, 2019
At age two, Helen Keller became deaf and blind. She lived in a world of silence and darkness and she spent the rest of her life struggling to break through it. But with the help of teacher Annie Sullivan, Helen learned to read, write, and do many ama...