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Who Is Jane Goodall?, Roberta Edwards

Who Is Jane Goodall?

by Roberta Edwards

Rent: $5.18

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
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Narrator: Cassandra Campbell...
Published: 02/02/2016
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Who Was Walt Disney?, Whitney Stewart

Who Was Walt Disney?

by Whitney Stewart

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Walt Disney always loved to entertain people. Often it got him into trouble. Once he painted pictures with tar on the side of his family's wh...

Unabridged: 59 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Dan Woren
Published: 02/02/2016
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Who Is George Lucas?, Pamela D. Pollack

Who Is George Lucas?

by Pamela D. Pollack

Rent: $5.18

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 Jackie Robinson?, Gail Herman

Who Was Jackie Robinson?

by Gail Herman

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As a kid, Jackie Robinson loved sports. And why not? He was a natural at football, basketball, and, of course, baseball. But beyond athletic ...

Unabridged: 1 hr 1 min
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Narrator: Dominic Hoffman
Published: 02/02/2016
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Who Was Steve Jobs?, Pam Pollack

Who Was Steve Jobs?

by Pam Pollack

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Steve Jobs, adopted in infancy by a family in San Francisco, packed a lot of life into fifty-six short years. In this Who Was…? biograp...

Unabridged: 1 hr 2 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Rob Shapiro
Published: 03/01/2016
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Who Was Frederick Douglass?, April Jones Prince

Who Was Frederick Douglass?

by April Jones Prince

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Born into slavery in Maryland in 1818, Frederick Douglass was determined to gain freedom--and once he realized that knowledge was power, he s...

Unabridged: 1 hr 4 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: John H. Mayer
Published: 04/05/2016
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Who Is J.K. Rowling?, Pamela D. Pollack

Who Is J.K. Rowling?

by Pamela D. Pollack

Rent: $5.18

Everyone loves Harry Potter. Now kids can learn about Harry's creator! In 1995, on a four-hour-delayed train from Manchester to London, J. K....

Unabridged: 1 hr 5 min
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Narrator: Cassandra Campbell...
Published: 06/07/2016
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Who Was Roberto Clemente?, James Buckley, Jr.

Who Was Roberto Clemente?

by James Buckley, Jr.

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Growing up the youngest of seven children in Puerto Rico, Roberto Clemente had a talent for baseball. His incredible skill soon got him draft...

Unabridged: 59 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Ron Butler
Published: 07/05/2016
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Who Is Derek Jeter?, Gail Herman

Who Is Derek Jeter?

by Gail Herman

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When Derek Jeter was eight years old, he announced that he was going to play baseball for the New York Yankees. Jeter earned the attention of...

Unabridged: 58 min
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Narrator: Bernadette Dunne
Published: 07/05/2016
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Who Was Muhammad Ali?, James Buckley, Jr.

Who Was Muhammad Ali?

by James Buckley, Jr.

Rent: $5.18

Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr. won the world heavyweight championship at the age of 22, the same year he joined the Nation of Islam and changed ...

Unabridged: 1 hr 1 min
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Narrator: Dominic Hoffman
Published: 07/05/2016
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Who Was Jesse Owens?, James Buckley, Jr.

Who Was Jesse Owens?

by James Buckley, Jr.

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At the 1936 Berlin Summer Olympics, track and field star Jesse Owens ran himself straight into international glory by winning four gold medal...

Unabridged: 55 min
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Narrator: Charles Constant
Published: 08/02/2016
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Who Is Wayne Gretzky?, Gail Herman

Who Is Wayne Gretzky?

by Gail Herman

Rent: $5.18

After breaking or tying more than sixty records in hockey, it's no wonder that Wayne Gretzky is known as "The Great One." Born in Brantford, ...

Unabridged: 1 hr 7 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Erin Bennett
Published: 07/05/2016
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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
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Narrator: MacLeod Andrews
Published: 12/06/2016
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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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Who Was Alfred Hitchcock?, Pamela D. Pollack

Who Was Alfred Hitchcock?

by Pamela D. Pollack

Rent: $5.18

Known as one of the most influential filmmakers of all time, Alfred Hitchcock’s unique vision in movies like Psycho and ...

Unabridged: 52 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Gildart Jackson
Published: 12/06/2016
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Who Were the Wright Brothers?, James Buckley, Jr.

Who Were the Wright Brothers?

by James Buckley, Jr.

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As young boys, Orville and Wilbur Wright loved all things mechanical. As young men, they gained invaluable skills essential for their succes...

Unabridged: 56 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Johnny Heller
Published: 06/05/2018
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Who Was George Washington Carver?, Jim Gigliotti

Who Was George Washington Carver?...

by Jim Gigliotti

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Born in 1860s Missouri, nobody expected George Washingtoni Carver to succeed. Slaves were not allowed to be educated. After the Civil War, Ca...

Unabridged: 56 min
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Narrator: Dominic Hoffman
Published: 06/05/2018
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Who Was Isaac Newton?, Janet B. Pascal

Who Was Isaac Newton?

by Janet B. Pascal

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Isaac Newton was always a loner, preferring to spend his time contemplating the mysteries of the universe. When the plague broke out in Londo...

Unabridged: 1 hr 9 min
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Narrator: Elliot Hill
Published: 06/05/2018
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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
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Narrator: Peter Jay Fernande...
Published: 01/29/2019
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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
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Narrator: Kevin Pariseau
Published: 03/26/2019
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Who Was Ferdinand Magellan?, S. A. Kramer

Who Was Ferdinand Magellan?

by S. A. Kramer

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When Portuguese sailor Ferdinand Magellan set sail from Spain in 1519, he believed he could get to the Spice Islands by sailing west through ...

Unabridged: 1 hr 3 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Kevin Pariseau
Published: 03/26/2019
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Who Was Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart?, Yona Zeldis McDonough

Who Was Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart?

by Yona Zeldis McDonough

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Born in Austria in 1756, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart composed his first piece of music, a minuet, when he was just five years old! Soon after, he...

Unabridged: 54 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Kevin Pariseau
Published: 03/26/2019
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Who Was Harriet Tubman?, Yona Zeldis McDonough

Who Was Harriet Tubman?

by Yona Zeldis McDonough

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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 ...

Unabridged: 55 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Kevin Pariseau
Published: 12/03/2019
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Who Were the Beatles?, Geoff Edgers

Who Were the Beatles?

by Geoff Edgers

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Almost everyone can sing along with the Beatles, but how many young readers know their whole story?  Geoff Edgers, a Boston Globe&#...

Unabridged: 1 hr 4 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Kevin Pariseau
Published: 06/25/2019
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