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Who Was Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart?Who Was Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart?
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Introduce your youngsters to a classical music master! This fascinating biography charts the prolific composer's extraordinary career and personal life, while painting a vivid cultural history of 18th-century Europe. Black-and-white illustrations on every spread explore such topics as the history of opera and the evolution of musical instruments. Includes a timeline and a bibliography. Ages 8 to 12. 106 pages, softcover from Grosset & Dunlap.
     

 
Who Was Abraham Lincoln?Who Was Abraham Lincoln?
Janet Pascal
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Who was Abraham Lincoln? How did he guide the nation through the Civil War and the abolition of slavery? Learn about his life as the sixteenth president of the United States up until the time of his tragic assassination. Over 100 black-and-white illustrations and maps are included. Ages 9-11. 112 pages, softcover.
     

 
Who Was Jackie Robinson?Who Was Jackie Robinson?
Gail Herman
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Who Was Queen Elizabeth?Who Was Queen Elizabeth?
June Eding
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Full of adventure that will keep young children reading, Who Was Queen Elizabeth? tells the story of "Good Queen Bess'" life, from her rise to power to her strengthening of England. With quotes woven seamlessly into the narrative and lots of humorous pen-and-ink illustrations, this is a remarkably detailed look at a fascinating English Queen. 103 pages, softcover. Grade 3.
     

 
Who Was Leonardo DaVinciWho Was Leonardo DaVinci
Roberta Edwards
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Learn about the life and times of Leonardo da Vinci! Full of adventure, this overview of da Vinci's life will keep kids reading about his feats in science and art. With explained terms and relatable text, children will receive an interesting introduction to the man who is our basis for the term "Renaissance Man." Timeline included. 112 pages, softcover. Ages 7-11.
     

 
Who Was Benjamin Franklin?Who Was Benjamin Franklin?
Dennis Fradin, John O'Brien
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Ben Franklin was the scientist who, with the help of a kite, discovered that lightning is electricity. He was also a statesman, an inventor, a printer, and an author-a man of such amazingly varied talents that some people claimed he had magical powers! Full of all the details kids will want to know, the true story of Benjamin Franklin is by turns sad and funny, but always honest and awe-inspiring.
     

 
Who Was Daniel Boone?Who Was Daniel Boone?
Sydelle Kramer
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Full of adventure that will keep young children reading, Who Was Daniel Boone tells the story of the frontiersman's life, from his youth spent hunting to his frequent moves and his opening up the Kentucky landscape for European-American settlers. With quotes woven seamlessly into the narrative and lots of humorous pen-and-ink illustrations, this is a remarkably detailed look at a fascinating American man. 105 pages, softcover. Grade 3.
     

 
Who Was Thomas Alva Edison?Who Was Thomas Alva Edison?
Margaret Frith
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One day in 1882, Thomas Edison flipped a switch that lit up lower Manhattan with incandescent light and changed the way people live ever after. The electric light bulb was only one of thousands of Edison's inventions, which include the phonograph and the kinetoscope, an early precursor to the movie camera. As a boy, observing a robin catch a worm and then take flight, he fed a playmate a mixture of worms and water to see if she could fly! Here's an accessible, appealing biography with 100 black-and-white illustrations.
     

 
Who Was Rosa Parks?Who Was Rosa Parks?
Yona Zeldis McDonough
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Full of adventure that will keep young children reading, Who was Rosa Parks tells the story of the woman who stood up to unjust laws and helped to spark the Civil Rights Movement. With quotes woven seamlessly into the narrative and lots of pen-and-ink illustrations, this is a remarkably detailed look at a fascinating American woman. 105 pages, softcover. Grade 3.
     

 
Who Was?: Who Was Ronald Reagan?Who Was?: Who Was Ronald Reagan?
Joyce Milton
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Who was Ronald Reagan? What were his contributions as an actor and in politics? Learn about his life as the president of the United States as well as his life afterwards. Black-and-white illustrations, maps, and a timeline are included. Ages 9-11. 106 pages, softcover.
     

 
Who Was King Tut?Who Was King Tut?
Roberta Edwards
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With adventure and excitement that will keep young children wanting to read, Who Was King Tut tells the story of what pharaoh's were like, if he knew how to read and write, how we learned to translate hieroglyphs, how CAT scans helped us learn about how Tut died, and how we've learned about Tut through Howard Carter's archaeology. Basing many observations off of the artifacts found in his tomb, this is a fun way to think of what King Tut may have really been like. 105 pages, softcover. Grade 3.
     

 
Who Was Marco Polo?Who Was Marco Polo?
Joan Holub
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Who was Marco Polo? Was he a merchant? A spy for the Chinese? The author of a travel book that inspired Christopher Columbus? He was all of these and more! Learn all about Marco Polo and his life, from the time he was born, to his twenty-four years in China, to his time in jail, up until his death! Filled with fun facts about the explorer and also of the times, this book is jam packed with loads of information that may truly surprise you.
     

 
Who Was Franklin Roosevelt?Who Was Franklin Roosevelt?
Margaret Frith, John O'Brien
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Learn about the life and times of Franklin D. Roosevelt! Full of adventure, this overview of FDR's life will keep kids interested in the massive contribution he had to American society and politics. With explained terms and relatable text, children will receive an interesting introduction to the man who was our most-elected president. Timeline and black-and-white illustrations included. 105 pages, softcover. Ages 7-11.
     

 
Who Was Jackie Robinson?Who Was Jackie Robinson?
Gail Herman
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Who Was Martin Luther King, Jr.?Who Was Martin Luther King, Jr.?
Bonnie Bader
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Who was Martin Luther King, Jr.? What is he best remembered for?

Helping to organize the Montgomery Bus Boycott, Martin Luther King would go on to organize African-Americans across the country to demand their Civil Rights. Using nonviolent methods to achieve voting, desegregation, and economic justice, he spoke out against injustice until his assignation in 1968. 80 illustrations and clear text provide a clear portrait of the life of an American hero. 112 pages, softcover. Grades 1-7.
     


 
Who Was?: Who Was Louis Armstrong?Who Was?: Who Was Louis Armstrong?
Yona McDonough
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Full of adventure that will keep young children reading, Who Was Louis Armstrong tells the story of the man who revolutionized music through his popularization and mastery of jazz. With quotes woven seamlessly into the narrative and lots of pen-and-ink illustrations, this is a remarkably detailed look at a fascinating American man. 105 pages, softcover. Grade 3.
     

 
Who Was Mark Twain?Who Was Mark Twain?
April Jones Prince
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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 prospecting for silver in Nevada, navigating steamboats down the Mississippi, and making people laugh around the world. But Twain also had a serious streak and decried racism and injustice. His fascinating life is captured candidly in this enjoyable biography.
     

 
Who Was Sacagawea?Who Was Sacagawea?
Dennis Brindell Fradin, Judith Bloom Fradin
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Sacagawea was a sixteen-year-old who made one of the most remarkable journeys in American history. She is a woman who has mountains in three states named after her. Her face is on the new U.S. golden dollar coin. Find out more about the real Sacagawea in this fun and exciting illustrated biography.
     

 
Who Was Annie Oakley?Who Was Annie Oakley?
Stephanie Spinner
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Annie Oakley was a sharpshooting, horesback-riding symbol of the Wild West. Annie was an elegant little lady who was courted by European aristocracy and admired by queens. She was a determined and brilliant performer who dazzled the world over. Find out more about the real Annie Oakley in this fun and exciting illustrated biography.
     

 
Who Was Annie Oakley?Who Was Annie Oakley?
Stephanie Spinner
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Annie Oakley was a sharpshooting, horesback-riding symbol of the Wild West. Annie was an elegant little lady who was courted by European aristocracy and admired by queens. She was a determined and brilliant performer who dazzled the world over. Find out more about the real Annie Oakley in this fun and exciting illustrated biography.
     

 
Who Was Anne Frank?Who Was Anne Frank?
Ann Abramson
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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 before the secret annex, what life was like in hiding, and the legacy of her diary. Black-and-white illustrations including maps and diagrams provide historical and visual reference in an easy-to-read biography written in a way that is appropriate and accessible for younger readers.
     

 
Who Was Johnny Appleseed?Who Was Johnny Appleseed?
Joan Holub
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Discover who Johnny Appleseed really was with this biography on the real man. Written for kids ages 9-12, this biography features information about John Chapman, a.k.a. Johnny Appleseed, from his birth in Massachusetts, through his death and beyond as his legend spread throughout the country.
     

 
Who Was Harriet Tubman?Who Was Harriet Tubman?
Yona Zeldis McDonough
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Harriet Tubman was born a slave, and experienced firsthand its horrors. Learning from other slaves about the Underground Railroad, she traveled north to Philadelphia-only to return as a conductor herself, helping hundreds of slaves escape. This biography will inspire children as they read of her confidence and courage to risk everything for freedom. 112 pages, paperback. Ages 9-12.
     

 
Who Was Thomas Jefferson?Who Was Thomas Jefferson?
Dennis Brindell Fradin
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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 third U.S. president, Jefferson was also an architect, inventor, musician, farmer, and-what is certainly the most troubling aspect of his life-a slave owner. Finally, here's a biography for kids that unveils the many facets of this founding father's remarkable and complicated life. 112 pages, paperbacks. Ages 8-12.
     

 
Who Was William Shakespeare?Who Was William Shakespeare?
Celeste Davidson Mannis
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Read about the life of the Bard in kid-friendly terms! With summaries of his plays interwoven into the story of his life, Who Was William Shakespeare recounts Shakespeare's family life, accomplishments in the theatre, and what it was like living during his era. Famous lines and quotes are included alongside many small pen-and-ink illustrations that bring an added charm. 104 pages, softcover. Timeline included.
     

 
Who Is Barack Obama?Who Is Barack Obama?
Roberta Edwards
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Did you know that Barack Obama had a pet ape when he was a child? Or that he was a great basketball player in high school? Or that he lived in Indonesia for a few years as a child? Discover the life of Barack Obama from his birth in Hawaii in 1961 up through his second term win as President of the United States.
     

 
Who Is Neil Armstrong?Who Is Neil Armstrong?
Roberta Edwards
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Who Was Paul Revere?Who Was Paul Revere?
Roberta Edwards, Nancy Harrison
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Discover who Paul Revere really was with this illustrated biography in the Who Was series. Featuring fun facts from throughout his life, you will learn about Paul's life from his birth in Boston, Massachusetts, through his pivotal role in the Revolutionary War, and on. Includes a bibliography for more reading.
     










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