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What is the story of Batman? —Burgan, Michael, author.

"Bruce Wayne, a wealthy American philanthropist and business owner, and Batman, his crime-fighting alter ego, have been entertaining audiences since 1939. The character was so popular after appearing in Detective Comics ...

Who was Henry VIII? —Labrecque, Ellen, author.

Mainly remembered for his six marriages and his self-appointment as the "Supreme Head of the Church of England," Henry VIII was also attractive, educated, and athletic. When Henry Tudor ascended to the English thrown at ...

Who is R.L. Stine? —Payne, M. D. (Matthew D.), 1978- author.

"Reader beware! The biography of R. L. Stine, author of the hugely popular Goosebumps series, is a scary-good time! R. L. Stine began writing stories at the age of nine, after finding a typewriter in his family's attic. ...

Who was Booker T. Washington? —Buckley, James, Jr., 1963- author.

African American educator, author, speaker, and advisor to presidents of the United States, Booker Taliaferro Washington was the leading voice of former slaves and their descendants during the late 1800s. As part of the ...

What were the roaring twenties? —Mortlock, Michele, author.

"Flappers, flag-pole sitting, and the Ford Model T--these are just a few of the things that instantly conjure up a unique era--the Roaring Twenties. It was the bees' knees, the cat's meow. If you're not familiar with 192...

Who is Ruth Bader Ginsburg? —Demuth, Patricia, author.

"Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is famous for her stylish collars (called jabots) and her commanding dissents. This opera-loving New Yorker has always spoken her mind; as a young lawyer, RBG advocated for gender equality an...

Who was Andrew Jackson? —Yacka, Douglas, author.

Presents a biography of the hero of the Battle of New Orleans during the War of 1812 who became the seventh President of the United States.

What was the Age of Exploration? —Daly-Weir, Catherine, author.

"Before the fifteenth century, European sailors were unsure what waited for them beyond their well-known travel routes around the Mediterranean Sea, so they kept within sight of land. But all of that changed after Prince...

Who was Celia Cruz? —Pollack, Pam, author.

"Although her family and friends know her as Úrsula Hilaria Celia de la Caridad Cruz Alfonso, the world refers to her simply as Celia Cruz. Starting her career in 1950, Celia grew increasingly popular as the new lead si...

Who was Henry VIII? —Labrecque, Ellen, author.

Mainly remembered for his six marriages and his self-appointment as the "Supreme Head of the Church of England," Henry VIII was also attractive, educated, and athletic. When Henry Tudor ascended to the English thrown at ...

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