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Who was Galileo? —Demuth, Patricia, author.

"Like Michelangelo, Galileo is another Renaissance great known just by his first name -- a name that is synonymous with scientific achievement. Born in Pisa, Italy, in the sixteenth century, Galileo contributed to the er...

What was Pearl Harbor? —Demuth, Patricia, author.

Shares coverage of the events surrounding the December 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, offering insight into the devastation that sank four battleships and killed more than two thousand servicemen before propelling the Unit...

Who is Temple Grandin? —Demuth, Patricia, author.

"Temple Grandin wasn't officially diagnosed with autism until she was in her 40s, but she knew at an early age that she was different from her family and classmates. She couldn't show affection, she acted out when noises...

Who is Bill Gates? —Demuth, Patricia, author.

"Bill Gates, born in Seattle, Washington, in 1955, is an American business magnate, investor, philanthropist, and author. In this Who Was ...? biography, children will learn of Gates' childhood passion for computer techn...

Where is the Great Wall? —Demuth, Patricia, author.

More than two thousand years ago, with his land under constant attack from nomads, the First Emperor of China came up with a simple solution: build a wall to keep out enemies. It was a wall that kept growing and growing....

Who was Laura Ingalls Wilder? —Demuth, Patricia, author.

"Born in 1867 in the "Big Woods" in Wisconsin, Laura experienced both the hardship and the adventure of living on the frontier. It wasn't until after she was sixty that Laura Ingalls Wilder started chronicling those time...

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 Galileo? —Demuth, Patricia, author.

"Like Michelangelo, Galileo is another Renaissance great known just by his first name -- a name that is synonymous with scientific achievement. Born in Pisa, Italy, in the sixteenth century, Galileo contributed to the er...

Who was Charlie Chaplin? —Demuth, Patricia, author.

"Charlie Chaplin sang on a London stage for the first time at the age of five. Performing proved to be his salvation, providing a way out of a life of hardship and poverty. Success came early and made Chaplin one of the ...

Who was? author biographies.
Book On CD
2016
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Presents biographies of six important authors, including Roald Dahl, Dr. Seuss, and Laura Ingalls Wilder.

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