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All Thirteen: The Incredible Cave Rescue of the Thai Boys' Soccer Team Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781536209457
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Published: Candlewick - October 13th, 2020

A 2021 Newbery Honor Book
A 2021 Robert F. Sibert Honor Book
A 2021 YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults Finalist


A unique account of the amazing Thai cave rescue told in a heart-racing, you-are-there style that blends suspense, science, and cultural insight.


Who Was Walt Disney? (Who Was?) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448450520
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Published: Penguin Workshop - April 16th, 2009

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 white house. His family was poor, and the happiest time of his childhood was spent living on a farm in Missouri. His affection for small-town life is reflected in Disneyland Main Streets around the world.


Who Is Michelle Obama? (Who Was?) Cover Image
By Megan Stine, Who HQ, John O'Brien (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448478630
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Published: Penguin Workshop - August 15th, 2013

Born into a close knit family in Chicago, Michelle Robinson was a star student who graduated from Princeton and Harvard Law. Then in 1992, she married another promising young lawyer and the rest, as they say, is history.


A Young People's History of the United States: Columbus to the War on Terror (For Young People Series) Cover Image
By Howard Zinn, Rebecca Stefoff (Contributions by)
$22.95
ISBN: 9781583228692
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Published: Triangle Square - June 2nd, 2009

A Young People's History of the United States brings to US history the viewpoints of workers, slaves, immigrants, women, Native Americans, and others whose stories, and their impact, are rarely included in books for young people.


Who Was Anne Frank? (Who Was?) Cover Image
By Ann Abramson, Who HQ, Nancy Harrison (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448444826
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Published: Penguin Workshop - January 18th, 2007

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.


Who Is Elton John? (Who Was?) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448488462
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Published: Penguin Workshop - March 22nd, 2016

How does a little boy from the London suburbs named Reginald Kenneth Dwight grow up to become one of the biggest pop stars of all time? A lot of talent and a lot of personality! Elton John, as he would later call himself, started playing piano at the age of three. Although he was trained to play classical music, Elton's real love was rock and roll.


Who Was P. T. Barnum? (Who Was?) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448488486
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Published: Penguin Workshop - June 4th, 2019

Ladies and Gentlemen, children of all ages, step right up for Who HQ's entertaining biography of P. T. Barnum: politician, businessman, and The Greatest Showman on Earth!


Joey: The Story of Joe Biden Cover Image
By Dr Jill Biden, Amy June Bates (Illustrator), Kathleen Krull (With)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781534480537
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - June 30th, 2020

“(Jill) Biden’s anecdotal portrait of her spouse’s early years spotlights his competitiveness and risk-taking…his role as a peacemaker, devoted brother, and defender of bullied peers…and reveals how…high school, when he became a star athlete and class president, paved the way for leadership roles in college and beyond.” —Publishers We


Cheyenne (First Peoples) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781628327861
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Published: Creative Paperbacks - January 21st, 2020

Prior to the arrival of Europeans, numerous native peoples thrived across North America. Providing an overview of daily life and culture, this series introduces six more First Peoples. Approachable text examines each group's community structure, significant ceremonies, and traditions, as well as their relationship with European settlers and forced relocation onto reservations.


Comanche (First Peoples) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781628327878
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Published: Creative Paperbacks - January 21st, 2020

Prior to the arrival of Europeans, numerous native peoples thrived across North America. Providing an overview of daily life and culture, this series introduces six more First Peoples. Approachable text examines each group's community structure, significant ceremonies, and traditions, as well as their relationship with European settlers and forced relocation onto reservations.


What Was the Bombing of Hiroshima? (What Was?) Cover Image
By Jess Brallier, Who HQ, Tim Foley (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781524792657
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Published: Penguin Workshop - March 17th, 2020

Hiroshima is where the first atomic bomb was dropped. Now readers will learn the reasons why and what it's meant for the world ever since.


Who Was Muhammad Ali? (Who Was?) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448479552
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Published: Penguin Workshop - July 24th, 2014

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 his name to Muhammad Ali. He would go on to become the first and only three-time (in succession) World Heavyweight Champion.


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