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She Persisted in Sports: American Olympians Who Changed the Game Cover Image
By Chelsea Clinton, Alexandra Boiger (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593114544
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Published: Philomel Books - September 22nd, 2020

From Chelsea Clinton and Alexandra Boiger, the #1 New York Times bestselling team behind She Persisted, comes a new book featuring women athletes who overcame and inspired--just in time for the Olympics!


Who Is Temple Grandin? (Who Was?) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780451532510
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Published: Penguin Workshop - April 7th, 2020

Autism did not stop her--in fact, it helped Temple Grandin become a brilliant scientist and inventor.


Where Is Antarctica? (Where Is?) Cover Image
By Sarah Fabiny, Who HQ, Jerry Hoare (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781524787592
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Published: Penguin Workshop - January 22nd, 2019

Explore Antarctica--the coldest, driest, and windiest continent on Earth--in this adventure-filled title in the Who HQ series.


What Is NASA? (What Was?) Cover Image
By Sarah Fabiny, Who HQ, Ted Hammond (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781524786038
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Published: Penguin Workshop - May 7th, 2019

Find out all about NASA in this out-of-this-world addition to the What Was? series.


Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Tales of Extraordinary Women Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780997895810
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Published: Rebel Girls - November 10th, 2016

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

AUSTRALIAN BOOK INDUSTRY AWARD FOR INTERNATIONAL BOOK OF THE YEAR

The New York Times bestselling Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls is a children's book packed with 100 bedtime stories about the lives of extraordinary women from the past and the present, illustrated by 60 female artists from all over the world.


The Diary of a Young Girl: The Definitive Edition Cover Image
By Anne Frank, Otto M. Frank (Editor), Mirjam Pressler (Editor), Susan Massotty (Translated by)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780553577129
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Published: Bantam - February 3rd, 1997

Discovered in the attic in which she spent the last years of her life, Anne Frank’s remarkable diary has since become a world classic—a powerful reminder of the horrors of war and an eloquent testament to the human spirit. 


Who Was Napoleon? (Who Was?) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448488608
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Published: Penguin Workshop - December 4th, 2018

Learn more about Napoleon Bonaparte, the decorated French military leader who conquered much of Europe in the early nineteenth century.


What Was the Holocaust? (What Was?) Cover Image
By Gail Herman, Who HQ, Jerry Hoare (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780451533906
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Published: Penguin Workshop - June 19th, 2018

A thoughtful and age-appropriate introduction to an unimaginable event—the Holocaust.


The Who Was? History of the World: Deluxe Edition Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780593224342
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Published: Penguin Workshop - May 4th, 2021

This timeline of world history gives a fresh take on global events, from King Tut to Malala Yousafzai, and includes ten pages of bobblehead stickers!


Where Were the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World? (Where Is?) Cover Image
By Yona Z. McDonough, Who HQ, Dede Putra (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780593093306
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Published: Penguin Workshop - April 7th, 2020

Explore the most amazing wonders of the ancient world!


Who Was Rosa Parks? (Who Was?) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448454429
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Published: Penguin Workshop - December 23rd, 2010

In 1955, Rosa Parks refused to give her bus seat to a white passenger in Montgomery, Alabama. This seemingly small act triggered civil rights protests across America and earned Rosa Parks the title "Mother of the Civil Rights Movement." This biography has black-and-white illustrations throughout.


Eliza: The Story of Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton: With an Afterword by Phillipa Soo, the Original Eliza from Hamilton: An American Cover Image
By Margaret McNamara, Esmé Shapiro (Illustrator), Phillipa Soo (Afterword by)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524765880
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Published: Schwartz & Wade - October 2nd, 2018

Fans of the musical Hamilton and their children won't want to miss this stunning picture book biography about Eliza Hamilton, American Founding Father Alexander Hamilton's extraordinary wife and an important figure in her own right. Includes an afterword from Phillipa Soo, the actress who originated the role of Eliza in Hamilton!