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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...

Who was Marie Curie? —Stine, Megan, author.

"Born in Warsaw, Poland on November 7, 1867, Marie Curie was forbidden to attend the male-only University of Warsaw, so she enrolled at the Sorbonne in Paris to study physics and mathematics. There she met a professor na...

Who was Alexander Graham Bell? —Bader, Bonnie, 1961- author.

"An illustrated biography of the inventor of the telephone"-- Provided by publisher.

Who was Martin Luther King, Jr.? —Bader, Bonnie, 1961-

An introduction to the life Martin Luther King, Jr. Including how he organized the Montgomery Bus Boycott and African American people across the country in support of the right to vote, desegregation, and other basic civ...

Who was Princess Diana? —Labrecque, Ellen, author.

"A shy twenty-year-old girl stepped out of a horse-drawn coach and into the world spotlight, capturing the imagination of millions as a real life fairytale princess. Although the storybook marriage didn't have a happy en...

Who was Isaac Newton? —Pascal, Janet B., author.

Highlights the life and career of the genius physicist, discussing his childhood years, his time at Cambridge, and his landmark book, known as the "Principia."

Who was Genghis Khan? —Medina, Nico, 1982-

Named Temujin at birth by his nomadic family in early Mongolia, the great Genghis Khan used his skill and cunning to create the Mongol Empire and conquer almost the entire continent of Asia. As ruler of the largest empir...

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 was Harry Houdini? —Sutherland, Tui, 1978- author.

A biography of the famous magician who was also a movie star and a pioneer pilot.

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...

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