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Who Was? Series

The Who was? series are biographical and historical books about past historical figures. These books have wonderful illustrations, and are perfect for your student or child. Shop this collection that parents and teachers love!
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    What Is Nintendo?

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    ABOUT WHAT IS NINTENDO? The game is on! Get your hands on this book about one of the most influential companies in the video game indust...

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    Who Was Johnny Appleseed?

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    Who Was Johnny Appleseed? An illustrated book detailing historical facts for Middle Grade (Ages 8-12) (Grades 3-7) Part of the What Was series of...

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    Who Was Thomas Alva Edison?

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    Who Was Thomas Alva Edison ? An illustrated book detailing historical facts for Middle Grade (Ages 8-12) (Grades 3-7) Part of the What Was series...

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    What Is the Story of The Wizard of Oz?

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    It is . . .A book written by L. Frank Baum in 1900The story that introduced the world to Dorothy, the Cowardly Lion, the Tin Man,...

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    Who Was Steve Irwin?

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    Who Was Steve Irwin? An illustrated book detailing historical facts for Middle Grade (Ages 8-12) (Grades 3-7) Part of the What Was series of biog...

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    Who Was Beatrix Potter?

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    Who Was Beatrix Potter? An illustrated book detailing historical facts for Middle Grade (Ages 8-12) (Grades 3-7) Part of the What Was series of b...

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    Who Was Thomas Jefferson?

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    Who Was Thomas Jefferson? An illustrated book detailing historical facts for Middle Grade (Ages 8-12) (Grades 3-7) Part of the What Was series of...

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    Who Was Amelia Earhart?

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    Who Was Amelia Earhart? An illustrated book detailing historical facts for Middle Grade (Ages 8-12) (Grades 3-7) Part of the What Was series of b...

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    What Is the Story of Looney Tunes?

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    Who HQ brings you the stories behind the most beloved characters of our time.If you’re a fan of Acme anvils and know that the question...

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    Who Was Cesar Chavez

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    Learn more about Cesar Chavez, the famous Latino American civil rights activist.When he was young, Cesar and his Mexican American family toiled in ...

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    Who Is Greta Thunberg?

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    ABOUT WHO IS GRETA THUNBERG? The inspiring story of a young Swedish schoolgirl who sparked a worldwide revolution told in a new Who HQ Now...

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    Who Is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez?

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    ABOUT WHO IS ALEXANDRIA OCASIO-CORTEZ? The inspiring story of the youngest woman ever elected to Congress told in the new Who HQ Now format ...

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    Who Was Walt Disney?

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    Who Was Walt Disney? An illustrated book detailing historical facts for Middle Grade (Ages 8-12) (Grades 3-7) Part of the What Was series of biog...

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    Who Was Milton Hershey?

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    Who Was Milton Hershey? An illustrated book detailing historical facts for Middle Grade (Ages 8-12) (Grades 3-7) Part of the What Was series of b...

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    Who Was Dr. Seuss?

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    Who Was Dr. Seuss? An illustrated book detailing historical facts for Middle Grade (Ages 8-12) (Grades 3-7) Part of the What Was series of biogra...

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    Who Was George Washington?

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    Who Was George Washington Carver? An illustrated book detailing historical facts for Middle Grade (Ages 8-12) (Grades 3-7) Part of the What Was s...

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    Who Was Elvis Presley?

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    Who Was Elvis Presley? An illustrated book detailing historical facts for Middle Grade (Ages 8-12) (Grades 3-7) Part of the What Was series of bi...

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    Who Was Anne Frank?

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    Who Was Anne Frank? An illustrated book detailing historical facts for Middle Grade (Ages 8-12) (Grades 3-7) Part of the What Was series of biogr...

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    Who Was Ronald Reagan?

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    Who Was Ronald Reagan? An illustrated book detailing historical facts for Middle Grade (Ages 8-12) (Grades 3-7) Part of the What Was series of bi...

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    Who Was Alexander Graham Bell?

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    Who Was Alexander Graham Bell? An illustrated book detailing historical facts for Middle Grade (Ages 8-12) (Grades 3-7) Part of the What Was seri...

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    What Was the Plague?

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    Oh, rats! It’s time to take a deeper look at what caused the Black Death–the deadliest pandemic recorded in human history.While the coronavirus COV...

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    What Was the Harlem Renaissance?

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    Discover how this vibrant Black neighborhood in upper Manhattan became home to the leading Black writers, artists, and musicians of the 1920...

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    Who Was Muhammad Ali?

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    Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr. won the world heavyweight championship at the age of 22, the same year he joined the Nation of Islam and changed his n...

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    Who Is Michael Jordan?

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    A competitive child who played basketball, baseball, and footballAn NBA star whose signature Air Jordans bec...

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    What Was the Great Depression?

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    What Was the Great Depression? An illustrated book detailing historical facts for Middle Grade (Ages 8-12) (Grades 3-7) Part of the What Was seri...

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    Where Is the Great Wall?

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    Where Is the Great Wall? An illustrated book detailing historical facts for Middle Grade (Ages 8-12) (Grades 3-7) Part of the What Was series of ...

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    Who Was Kobe Bryant?

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    ABOUT WHO WAS KOBE BRYANT? Told in a new Who HQ Now format for trending topics, this Who Was? biography details NBA superstar Kobe Bryan...

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    Who Is Kamala Harris?

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    ABOUT WHO IS KAMALA HARRIS? The inspiring story of Vice President Kamala Harris told in the new Who HQ Now format for trending topics.On Novem...

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    Who Was Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart?

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    Who Was Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart? An illustrated book detailing historical facts for Middle Grade (Ages 8-12) (Grades 3-7) Part of the What Was se...

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    Who Was Princess Diana?

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    Who Was Princess Diana? An illustrated book detailing historical facts for Middle Grade (Ages 8-12) (Grades 3-7) Part of the What Was series of b...

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    Who Was Bruce Lee?

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    Who Was Bruce Lee? An illustrated book detailing historical facts for Middle Grade (Ages 8-12) (Grades 3-7) Part of the What Was series of biogra...

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    Who Was Nelson Mandela?

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    Who Was Nelson Mandela? An illustrated book detailing historical facts for Middle Grade (Ages 8-12) (Grades 3-7) Part of the What Was series of b...

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    Who Was Steve Jobs?

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    Who Was Steve Jobs? An illustrated book detailing historical facts for Middle Grade (Ages 8-12) (Grades 3-7) Part of the What Was series of biogr...

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    Who Was Paul Revere?

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    Who Was Paul Revere? An illustrated book detailing historical facts for Middle Grade (Ages 8-12) (Grades 3-7) Part of the What Was series of biog...

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    Who Was Pablo Picasso?

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    Who Was Pablo Picasso? An illustrated book detailing historical facts for Middle Grade (Ages 8-12) (Grades 3-7) Part of the What Was series of bi...

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    Who Was Neil Armstrong?

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    Who Is Neil Armstrong? An illustrated book detailing historical facts for Middle Grade (Ages 8-12) (Grades 3-7) Part of the What Was series of bi...

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    Who Was John F. Kennedy?

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    Who Was John F. Kennedy? An illustrated book detailing historical facts for Middle Grade (Ages 8-12) (Grades 3-7) Part of the What Was series of ...

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    Who Was Ferdinand Magellan?

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    Who Was Ferdinand Magellan? An illustrated book detailing historical facts for Middle Grade (Ages 8-12) (Grades 3-7) Part of the What Was series ...

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    Who Was Annie Oakley?

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    Who Was Annie Oakley? An illustrated book detailing historical facts for Middle Grade (Ages 8-12) (Grades 3-7) Part of the What Was series of bio...

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    Who Was Abraham Lincoln?

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    Who Was Abraham Lincoln? An illustrated book detailing historical facts for Middle Grade (Ages 8-12) (Grades 3-7) Part of the What Was series of ...

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    Who Was Albert Einstein?

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    What Was Albert Einstein? An illustrated book detailing historical facts for Middle Grade (Ages 8-12) (Grades 3-7) Part of the What Was series of...

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    What Was Woodstock?

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    Which of these facts are true?The concert took place at a New York dairy farmAlmost half a million people spent three days listening to some of...

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    What Is the World Cup?

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    Which of these facts are true?Outside the United States, soccer is usually called footballBrazil has won a record five times!It is the most wid...

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    What Are the Winter Olympics?

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    Grab your skis, ice skates, and snowboard and learn how the Winter Olympic Games became a worldwide phenomenal event watched by millions.Althou...

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    What Are the Ten Commandments?

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    Which of these facts are true?A set of lawsRules for living a good lifeWords from God Learn the story behind the ten laws that have been the gu...

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    Where Are the Great Pyramids?

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    Which of these facts are true?The largest pyramid is one of the biggest buildings in the worldOf the Seve...

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    What Was Stonewall?

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    Which of these facts are true?It was a gay bar in New York’s Greenwich VillageOn a June night in 1969, a crowd stood ...

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    What Were the Negro Leagues?

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    Which of these facts are true?They started because black baseball players were shut out of the MajorsSometimes Satchel Paige p...

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