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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

Rent: $5.18

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
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Narrator: Marc Cashman
Published: 02/02/2016
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Who Was Jackie Robinson?, Gail Herman

Who Was Jackie Robinson?

by Gail Herman

Rent: $5.18

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 Marie Curie?, Megan Stine

Who Was Marie Curie?

by Megan Stine

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Born in Warsaw, Poland, on November 7, 1867, Marie Curie was forbidden to attend the male-only University of Warsaw, so she enrolled at the S...

Unabridged: 1 hr 5 min
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Narrator: Sarah Scott
Published: 03/01/2016
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Who Was Steve Jobs?, Pam Pollack

Who Was Steve Jobs?

by Pam Pollack

Rent: $5.18

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 Neil Armstrong?, Roberta Edwards

Who Was Neil Armstrong?

by Roberta Edwards

Rent: $5.18

On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong stepped on the moon and, to an audience of over 450 million people, proclaimed his step a giant leap for man...

Unabridged: 56 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Dominic Hoffman
Published: 03/01/2016
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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
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Narrator: Susan Hanfield
Published: 04/05/2016
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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
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Narrator: John H. Mayer
Published: 04/05/2016
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Who Was Rosa Parks?, Yona Zeldis McDonough

Who Was Rosa Parks?

by Yona Zeldis McDonough

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In 1955, Rosa Parks refused to give her bus seat to a white passenger in Montgomery, Alabama. This seemingly small act triggered civil rights...

Unabridged: 1 hr 8 min
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Narrator: Adenrele Ojo
Published: 04/05/2016
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Who Was Maurice Sendak?, Janet Pascal

Who Was Maurice Sendak?

by Janet Pascal

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It seems entirely fitting that Maurice Sendak was born on the same day that Mickey Mouse first made his cartoon debut--June 10, 1928. Sendak ...

Unabridged: 1 hr 1 min
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Narrator: Arthur Morey
Published: 06/07/2016
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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
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Narrator: Ron Butler
Published: 07/05/2016
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Who Is Derek Jeter?, Gail Herman

Who Is Derek Jeter?

by Gail Herman

Rent: $5.18

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 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
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Narrator: Nan Mcnamara
Published: 08/02/2016
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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
Who Was...?
Narrator: Charles Constant
Published: 08/02/2016
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Who Is Wayne Gretzky?, Gail Herman

Who Is Wayne Gretzky?

by Gail Herman

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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
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Narrator: Erin Bennett
Published: 07/05/2016
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Who Was Maria Tallchief?, Catherine Gourley

Who Was Maria Tallchief?

by Catherine Gourley

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Born in 1925, Maria Tallchief spent part of her childhood on an Osage reservation in Oklahoma. With the support of her family and world-renow...

Unabridged: 1 hr 13 min
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Narrator: Hillary Huber
Published: 08/02/2016
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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
Who Was...?
Narrator: MacLeod Andrews
Published: 12/06/2016
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Who Was Lucille Ball?, Pamela D. Pollack

Who Was Lucille Ball?

by Pamela D. Pollack

Rent: $5.18

Who doesn't love Lucy? The legendary actress, producer, and comedian steps into the Who Was? spotlight.Much like her hit TV show, I Love...

Unabridged: 56 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Tara Sands
Published: 02/07/2017
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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
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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

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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 Was Alexander Hamilton?, Pam Pollack

Who Was Alexander Hamilton?

by Pam Pollack

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Read the story of the Founding Father who inspired the smash Broadway musical.Born in the British West Indies and orphaned as a child, Alexan...

Unabridged: 1 hr 10 min
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Narrator: P.J. Ochlan
Published: 08/22/2017
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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
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Narrator: Ann Marie Lee
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
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Narrator: Karyn O'Bryant
Published: 06/05/2018
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Who Was Blackbeard?, James Buckley, Jr.

Who Was Blackbeard?

by James Buckley, Jr.

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Though much of his early life remains a mystery, Blackbeard most likely began his life as Edward Teach in the sailing port of Bristol, Englan...

Unabridged: 58 min
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Narrator: Nicholas Guy Smith...
Published: 06/05/2018
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Who Was Julius Caesar?, Nico Medina

Who Was Julius Caesar?

by Nico Medina

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He came. He saw. He conquered. Julius Caesar was a force to be reckoned with as a savvy politician, an impressive orator, and a brave soldier...

Unabridged: 1 hr 4 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Maxwell Caulfield
Published: 06/05/2018
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Who Was George Washington?, Roberta Edwards

Who Was George Washington?

by Roberta Edwards

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In 1789, George Washington became the first president of the United States. He has been called the father of our country for leading America ...

Unabridged: 1 hr 3 min
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Narrator: Mike Chamberlain
Published: 06/19/2018
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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
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Narrator: Johnny Heller
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
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Narrator: Ann Marie Lee
Published: 06/19/2018
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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 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
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Narrator: Kyla Garcia
Published: 08/07/2018
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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 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
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Narrator: Kevin Pariseau
Published: 03/26/2019
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Who Was Annie Oakley?, Stephanie Spinner

Who Was Annie Oakley?

by Stephanie Spinner

Rent: $5.18

You want girl power? Meet Annie Oakley! Born in 1860, she became one of the best-loved and most famous women of her generation. She amazed au...

Unabridged: 1 hr 1 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 Leonardo da Vinci?, Roberta Edwards

Who Was Leonardo da Vinci?

by Roberta Edwards

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Leonardo da Vinci was a gifted painter, talented musician, and dedicated scientist and inventor, designing flying machines, submarines, and e...

Unabridged: 55 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Kevin Pariseau
Published: 03/26/2019
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Who Was Harry Houdini?, Tui Sutherland

Who Was Harry Houdini?

by Tui Sutherland

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Every kid has heard of Harry Houdini, the famous magician who could escape from handcuffs, jail cells, and locked trunks. But do they know th...

Unabridged: 1 hr 18 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Kevin Pariseau
Published: 03/26/2019
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Who Was Daniel Boone?, Sydelle Kramer

Who Was Daniel Boone?

by Sydelle Kramer

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Called the "Great Pathfinder", Daniel Boone is most famous for opening up the West to settlers through Kentucky. A symbol of America's pionee...

Unabridged: 1 hr 15 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Kevin Pariseau
Published: 03/26/2019
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Who Was Marco Polo?, Joan Holub

Who Was Marco Polo?

by Joan Holub

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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 trave...

Unabridged: 52 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

Rent: $5.18

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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Who Was William Shakespeare?, Celeste Mannis

Who Was William Shakespeare?

by Celeste Mannis

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The beloved plays of Shakespeare are still produced everywhere, yet the life of the world's most famous playwright remains largely a mystery....

Unabridged: 1 hr 7 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Kevin Pariseau
Published: 03/26/2019
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Who Was Elvis Presley?, Geoff Edgers

Who Was Elvis Presley?

by Geoff Edgers

Rent: $5.18

Put on your blue suede shoes and get ready for another addition to the Who Was…? series! The King could not have come from humbler ori...

Unabridged: 50 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Kevin Pariseau
Published: 03/26/2019
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Who Was Louis Armstrong?, Yona Zeldis McDonough

Who Was Louis Armstrong?

by Yona Zeldis McDonough

Rent: $5.18

If not for a stint in reform school, young Louis Armstrong might never have become a musician. It was a teacher at the Colored Waifs' Home wh...

Unabridged: 53 min
Who Was...?
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
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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

Rent: $5.18

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 Mark Twain?, April Jones Prince

Who Was Mark Twain?

by April Jones Prince

Rent: $5.18

A humorist, narrator, and social observer, Mark Twain is unsurpassed in American literature. Best known as the author of The Adventures of Hu...

Unabridged: 57 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Kevin Pariseau
Published: 03/26/2019
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