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Who Was Catherine the Great? —Pollack, Pam, author.

Learn how a Prussian princess grew up to be Russia's longest-ruling female leader! Born in 1729, Princess Sophie of Anhalt-Zerbs was never supposed to come to power. But at age sixteen, she married the heir to the Russia...

Who is George Lucas? —Pollack, Pam, author.

Highlights the life and accomplishments of the creator of the "Star Wars" and "Indiana Jones" movies, whose technological innovations have had a major impact on the film industry.

Who was Lewis Carroll? —Pollack, Pam, author.

"Meet the man who created Alice, the Mad Hatter, and Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum. Lewis Carroll is the pen name of Charles L. Dodgson, a mathematician and church deacon, who taught at Oxford University. He was inspired t...

Who was Joan of Arc? —Pollack, Pam, author.

A biography of the fifteenth-century peasant girl who led a French army to victory against the English, witnessed the crowning of King Charles VII, and was later burned at the stake for witchcraft.

Who was Charles Dickens? —Pollack, Pam, author.

As a child, Charles Dickens worked in a shoe polish factory where his gritty surroundings inspired some of the most memorable characters and settings in literary history. Known for his masterful storytelling in books lik...

Who was Alfred Hitchcock? —Pollack, Pam, author.

Profiles the life and accomplishments of the British filmmaker known for his distinctive style of directing and his films that featured suspenseful and surprising plots.

Who was Alexander Hamilton? —Pollack, Pam, author.

Highlights the life and accomplishments of the founding father, from his childhood as an orphan in the West Indies to his role in developing the Constitution and his tragic death in a duel with Aaron Burr.

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...

What was the Alamo? —Pollack, Pam, author.

"'Remember the Alamo!' is still a rallying cry more than 175 years after the siege in Texas, where a small band of men held off about two thousand soldiers of the Mexican Army for twelve days. The Alamo was a crucial tur...

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Presents biographies of six important authors, including Roald Dahl, Dr. Seuss, and Laura Ingalls Wilder.

Who is Neil deGrasse Tyson? —Pollack, Pam, author.

When he was nine years old, Neil deGrasse Tyson went on a trip that would change his life. While visiting the Hayden Planetarium at the Museum of Natural History in New York City, he discovered the world of astronomy and...