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Who Is Jeff Kinney?, Patrick Kinney

Who Is Jeff Kinney?

by Patrick Kinney

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Even as a kid, everyone thought Jeff Kinney was talented. People loved his drawings, and when he went to college, his comic strip Igdoof was ...

Unabridged: 58 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Ramon De Ocampo
Published: 06/07/2016
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Lincoln's Last Days The Shocking Assassination that Changed America Forever, Bill O'Reilly

Lincoln's Last Days

by Bill O'Reilly

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With more than 1.5 million copies sold, Killing Lincoln deftly recounts one of the most dramatic stories in American history—of how one...

Unabridged: 3 hr 53 min
Narrator: Bill O'Reilly
Published: 08/21/2012
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Who Is Hillary Clinton?, Heather Alexander

Who Is Hillary Clinton?

by Heather Alexander

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Who Is Hillary Clinton? Readers of our New York Times best-selling series can find out now!At age fourteen, Hillary Clinton thought it would ...

Unabridged: 56 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Nan Mcnamara
Published: 08/02/2016
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Friends for Freedom The Story of Susan B. Anthony & Frederick Douglass, Suzanne Slade

Friends for Freedom

by Suzanne Slade

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No one thought Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass would ever become friends. The former slave and the outspoken woman came from two diff...

Unabridged: 23 min
Narrator: Lizan Mitchell
Published: 01/09/2015
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Barack Obama, Nikki Grimes

Barack Obama

by Nikki Grimes

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Ever since Barack Obama was young, Hope has lived inside him. From the beaches of Hawaii to the streets of Chicago, from the jungles of Indon...

Unabridged: 24 min
Narrator: Nikki Grimes
Published: 01/16/2009
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Paiute Princess The Story of Sarah Winnemucca, Deborah Kogan Ray

Paiute Princess

by Deborah Kogan Ray

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Born into the Northern Paiute tribe of Nevada in 1844, Sarah Winnemucca straddled two cultures: the traditional life of her people, and the m...

Unabridged: 1 hr 5 min
Narrator: Christina Moore
Published: 01/11/2013
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A Boy and a Jaguar, Alan Rabinowitz

A Boy and a Jaguar

by Alan Rabinowitz

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Alan loves animals, but the great cat house at the Bronx Zoo makes him sad. Why are they all alone in empty cages? Are they being punished? M...

Unabridged: 9 min
Narrator: Adam Grupper
Published: 04/10/2014
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Great Americans in Sports:  Mia Hamm, Matt Christopher

Great Americans in Sports: Mia H...

by Matt Christopher

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This entry in a brand new line of sports biographies from Matt Christopher takes readers onto the field with a soccer legend Mia Hamm's spee...

Unabridged: 3 hr 27 min
Narrator: Eileen Stevens
Published: 09/01/2015
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Separate is Never Equal Sylvia Mendez and Her Family's Fight for Desegregation, Duncan Tonatiuh

Separate is Never Equal

by Duncan Tonatiuh

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Almost 10 years before Brown vs. Board of Education, Sylvia Mendez and her parents helped end school segregation in California. An American c...

Unabridged: 22 min
Narrator: Adriana Sananes
Published: 05/27/2014
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A Nation's Hope The Story of Boxing Legend Joe Louis, Matt de la Pena

A Nation's Hope

by Matt de la Pena

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On the eve of World War II, African American boxer Joe Louis fought German Max Schmeling in a bout that had more at stake than just the world...

Unabridged: 7 min
Narrator: JD Jackson
Published: 06/17/2014
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A Negro League Scrapbook, Carole Weatherford

A Negro League Scrapbook

by Carole Weatherford

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Negro league baseball players didn't always get the respect that major leaguers received. And yet many-including Jackie Robinson, Willie Mays...

Unabridged: 32 min
Narrator: Ezra Knight
Published: 07/01/2008
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Who Is Jane Goodall?, Roberta Edwards

Who Is Jane Goodall?

by Roberta Edwards

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A life in the wild! Jane Goodall, born in London, England, always loved animals and wanted to study them in their natural habitats. So at age...

Unabridged: 1 hr 6 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Cassandra Campbell...
Published: 02/02/2016
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Who Was Galileo?, Patricia Brennan Demuth

Who Was Galileo?

by Patricia Brennan Demuth...

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Like Michelangelo, Galileo is another Renaissance great known just by his first name--a name that is synonymous with scientific achievement. ...

Unabridged: 1 hr 1 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Mark Deakins
Published: 03/01/2016
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St. Patrick's Day, Gail Gibbons

St. Patrick's Day

by Gail Gibbons

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In addition to the story of Patrick's life, here is information about how St. Patrick's Day is celebrated. There are decorations from shamro...

Unabridged: 8 min
Narrator: Qarie Marshall
Published: 01/12/2016
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Who Was Harriet Beecher Stowe?, Dana Meachen Rau

Who Was Harriet Beecher Stowe?

by Dana Meachen Rau

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Born in Connecticut in 1811, Harriet Beecher Stowe was an abolitionist, author, and playwright. Slavery was a major industry in the American ...

Unabridged: 58 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Susan Hanfield
Published: 04/05/2016
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Who Was Laura Ingalls Wilder?, Patricia Brennan Demuth

Who Was Laura Ingalls Wilder?

by Patricia Brennan Demuth...

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Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House books, based on her own childhood and later life, are still beloved classics almost a century after she b...

Unabridged: 58 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Kimberly Farr
Published: 06/07/2016
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Who Was Pablo Picasso?, True Kelley

Who Was Pablo Picasso?

by True Kelley

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Over a long, turbulent life, Picasso continually discovered new ways of seeing the world and translating it into art. A restless genius, he w...

Unabridged: 44 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Fred Sanders
Published: 08/02/2016
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Women of Hope  African Americans Who Made a Difference, Joyce Hansen

Women of Hope

by Joyce Hansen

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Award-winning author Joyce Hansen gives voice to 13 amazing African American women who have overcome adversity to make their mark in history....

Unabridged: 50 min
Narrator: Myra Lucretia Tayl...
Published: 07/01/2008
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Who Is Bob Dylan?, Jim O'Connor

Who Is Bob Dylan?

by Jim O'Connor

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A singer-songerwriter, musician, and artist, Bob Dylan is an American icon. In the past five decades, Dylan's work has influenced everyone fr...

Unabridged: 58 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: MacLeod Andrews
Published: 12/06/2016
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The Voice that Challenged a Nation Marian Anderson and the Struggle for Equal Rights, Russell Freedman

The Voice that Challenged a Natio...

by Russell Freedman

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Winner of the Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award, The Voice That Challenged a Nation is an inspiring biography. In the 1930s, black si...

Unabridged: 2 hr 20 min
Narrator: Sharon Washington
Published: 05/16/2005
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Who Was Bruce Lee?, Jim Gigliotti

Who Was Bruce Lee?

by Jim Gigliotti

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Bruce Lee was a Chinese American action film star, martial arts instructor, filmmaker, and philosopher. His Hong Kong and Hollywood-produced ...

Unabridged: 55 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Fred Sanders
Published: 12/06/2016
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Death on the River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's Amazon Adventure, Samantha Seiple

Death on the River of Doubt: Theo...

by Samantha Seiple

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The action-packed true story of President Theodore Roosevelt's dangerous adventure down one of the most treacherous rivers on Earth. Death ...

Unabridged: 3 hr 20 min
Narrator: David de Vries
Published: 01/03/2017
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Great Inventors and their Inventions, David Angus

Great Inventors and their Inventi...

by David Angus

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Nine remarkable men produced inventions that changed the world. The printing press, the telephone, powered flight, recording and others have ...

Unabridged: 2 hr 33 min
Narrator: Benjamin Soames
Published: 10/01/2006
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Out of Darkness The Story of Louis Braille, Russell Freedman

Out of Darkness

by Russell Freedman

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Blind since the age of three, young Louis Braille wanted to be able to read. He spent every spare moment punching holes in paper with a stylu...

Unabridged: 1 hr 22 min
Narrator: Nelson Runger
Published: 12/16/2003
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Who Was Bob Marley?, Katie Ellison

Who Was Bob Marley?

by Katie Ellison

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Get Up, Stand Up! for the king of reggae music!Bob Marley was a reggae superstar who is considered to be one of the most influential musician...

Unabridged: 1 hr 3 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Adenrele Ojo
Published: 06/06/2017
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Who Was Susan B. Anthony?, Pam Pollack

Who Was Susan B. Anthony?

by Pam Pollack

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Susan B. Anthony may be an international icon but her campaign for women's rights had personal roots. Working as a school teacher in New York...

Unabridged: 1 hr 6 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Ann Marie Lee
Published: 06/05/2018
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Who Was Gandhi?, Dana Meachen Rau

Who Was Gandhi?

by Dana Meachen Rau

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Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born in 1869 in British-occupied India. Though he studied law in London and spent his early adulthood in South...

Unabridged: 1 hr 1 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Vikas Adam
Published: 06/05/2018
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Who Was Joan of Arc?, Pam Pollack

Who Was Joan of Arc?

by Pam Pollack

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Joan of Arc was born in a small French village during the worst period of the Hundred Years' War. For generations, France had been besieged b...

Unabridged: 55 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Karyn O'Bryant
Published: 06/05/2018
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Who Was Abigail Adams?, True Kelley

Who Was Abigail Adams?

by True Kelley

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Abigail Adams was a strong woman far ahead of her time. She urged her husband, President John Adams, to "remember the ladies" and despite hav...

Unabridged: 1 hr 11 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Ann Marie Lee
Published: 06/19/2018
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Who Was Selena?, Max Bisantz

Who Was Selena?

by Max Bisantz

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Discover why Selena, the Queen of Tejano music, became one of the most celebrated Mexican-American entertainers of the twentieth century!As a...

Unabridged: 1 hr
Who Was...?
Narrator: Kyla Garcia
Published: 08/07/2018
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Muddy The Story of Blues Legend Muddy Waters, Michael Mahin

Muddy

by Michael Mahin

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Muddy Waters was never good at doing what he was told. When Grandma Della said the blues wouldn't put food on the table, Muddy didn't listen....

Unabridged: 18 min
Narrator: Damany Jackson
Published: 07/10/2018
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D.L. Moody One Devoted Man, Nancy Drummond

D.L. Moody

by Nancy Drummond

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Three words that sum up D. L. Moody's life are Passion, Vision and Devotion - for God! He could easily share the gospel with 20,000 peopl...

Unabridged: 2 hr 41 min
Trailblazers
Narrator: Adam Verner
Published: 10/03/2018
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Who Was Martin Luther King, Jr.?, Bonnie Bader

Who Was Martin Luther King, Jr.?

by Bonnie Bader

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was only 25 when he helped organize the Montgomery Bus Boycott and was soon organizing black people across the co...

Unabridged: 1 hr 13 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Peter Jay Fernande...
Published: 01/29/2019
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Who Was Amelia Earhart?, Kate Boehm Jerome

Who Was Amelia Earhart?

by Kate Boehm Jerome

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Amelia Earhart was a woman of many "firsts." In 1932, she became the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. In 1935, she also bec...

Unabridged: 49 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Kevin Pariseau
Published: 03/26/2019
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Who Was Ronald Reagan?, Joyce Milton

Who Was Ronald Reagan?

by Joyce Milton

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From his childhood in rural Illinois to moviemaking days in Hollywood and on to a career in politics that took him all the way to the Oval Of...

Unabridged: 54 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Kevin Pariseau
Published: 03/26/2019
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Who Was King Tut?, Roberta Edwards

Who Was King Tut?

by Roberta Edwards

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Ever since Howard Carter uncovered King Tutankhamun’s tomb in 1922, the young pharaoh has become a symbol of the wealth and mystery of ...

Unabridged: 52 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Kevin Pariseau
Published: 03/26/2019
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Who Was Queen Elizabeth?, June Eding

Who Was Queen Elizabeth?

by June Eding

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Our bestselling series is fit for a queen!The life of Queen Elizabeth I was dramatic and dangerous: cast out of her father's court at the age...

Unabridged: 51 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Kevin Pariseau
Published: 03/26/2019
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All About Madam C.J. Walker, A'Lelia Bundles

All About Madam C.J. Walker

by A'Lelia Bundles

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Madam C. J. Walker was beloved within her community for her philanthropy and expanding the local black YMCA, but she couldn't have done that ...

Unabridged: 1 hr 24 min
Narrator: Karen Chilton
Published: 03/29/2019
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Who Was Thomas Alva Edison?, Margaret Frith

Who Was Thomas Alva Edison?

by 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 afte...

Unabridged: 1 hr 1 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Kevin Pariseau
Published: 03/26/2019
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I Am Marie Curie, Brad Meltzer

I Am Marie Curie

by Brad Meltzer

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The first woman to win a Nobel Prize, physicist and chemist Marie Curie is the 19th hero in the New York Times bestselling book bio...

Unabridged: 17 min
Ordinary People Change the World
Narrator: Various
Published: 09/10/2019
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Let'er Buck! George Fletcher, the People's Champion, Vaunda Micheaux Nelson

Let'er Buck!

by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson

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"Nelson plaits her narrative with Western lingo and homespun similes. . . . James' painterly oils swirl with energy, visible daubs creating t...

Unabridged: 34 min
Narrator: Kevin R. Free
Published: 09/24/2019
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Who Is Ruth Bader Ginsburg?, Patricia Brennan Demuth

Who Is Ruth Bader Ginsburg?

by Patricia Brennan Demuth...

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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...

Unabridged: 56 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Barbara Heller
Published: 12/03/2019
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She Persisted in Sports American Olympians Who Changed the Game, Chelsea Clinton

She Persisted in Sports

by Chelsea Clinton

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From Chelsea Clinton and Alexandra Boiger, the #1 New York Times bestselling team behind She Persisted, comes a new book featuring women athl...

Unabridged: 15 min
Narrator: Chelsea Clinton
Published: 09/22/2020
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Malcolm X By Any Means Necessary, Walter Dean Myers

Malcolm X

by Walter Dean Myers

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As a fourteenyearold, he was Malcolm Little, the president of his class and a top student. At sixteen, he was hustling tips at a Boston night...

Unabridged: 4 hr 13 min
Narrator: Corey Allen
Published: 09/08/2020
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NSync, John Grabowski

NSync

by John Grabowski

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Traces the lives and careers of today's hottest starts- Great for reluctant readers- Attractive full-color covers and candid photos- Complete...

Unabridged: 1 hr 9 min
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Narrator: Scott Shina
Published: 05/16/2001
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Really Professional Internet Person, Jenn McAllister

Really Professional Internet Pers...

by Jenn McAllister

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Through her pranks, sketches, and videos about everyday life, Jenn has become a mouthpiece for millennials and one of YouTube's fastest risin...

Unabridged: 5 hr 29 min
Narrator: Jenn McAllister
Published: 09/01/2015
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Who Is George Lucas?, Pamela D. Pollack

Who Is George Lucas?

by Pamela D. Pollack

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As a child his passions were comics and cars, but George Lucas grew up to be one of the most successful filmmakers of all time.  He is a...

Unabridged: 1 hr
Who Was...?
Narrator: Marc Cashman
Published: 02/02/2016
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Who Was Andy Warhol?, Kirsten Anderson

Who Was Andy Warhol?

by Kirsten Anderson

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Best known for his screen prints of soup cans and movie stars, this shy young boy from Pittsburgh shot to fame with his radical ideas of what...

Unabridged: 57 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Kaleo Griffith
Published: 12/06/2016
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More Famous Composers, Darren Henley

More Famous Composers

by Darren Henley

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The first volume of Famous Composers written by Darren Henley and read by Marin Alsop, the American conductor, won a prestigious Audie in the...

Unabridged: 3 hr
Narrator: Marin Alsop
Published: 02/26/2007
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On the Court with...LeBron James, Matt Christopher

On the Court with...LeBron James

by Matt Christopher

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Get on the court with basketball superstar LeBron James in this in-depth, updated biography!LeBron James was a sensation in his early days ...

Unabridged: 3 hr 32 min
Narrator: Jacobi Hollingshed...
Published: 05/16/2017