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    • Who Was Marie Antoinette?

    • By: Dana Meachen Rau, Who HQ
    • Narrated by: Judy Winegard
    • Length: 57 mins
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    From the palaces of Austria to the mirrored halls of Versailles, Marie Antoinette led a charmed life. She was born into royalty in 1755 and married the future king of France at age 15. By 21, she ascended to the throne and enjoyed a lavish lifestyle of masquerade balls, sky-high wigs, and extravagant food. But her taste for excess ruffled many feathers. The poor people of France blamed Marie Antoinette for their poverty. Her spending helped incite the French Revolution. And after much public outcry, in 1793 she quite literally lost her head because of it.

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    • Who Was George Washington?

    • By: Roberta Edwards, Who HQ
    • Narrated by: Mike Chamberlain
    • Length: 1 hr and 3 mins
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    In 1789, George Washington became the first president of the United States. He has been called the father of our country for leading America through its early years. Washington also served in two major wars during his lifetime: the French and Indian War and the American Revolution. Washington's fascinating story comes to life - revealing the real man, not just the face on the dollar bill! 

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    • Who Was Joan of Arc?

    • By: Pam Pollack, Meg Belviso, Who HQ
    • Narrated by: Karyn O'Bryant
    • Length: 55 mins
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    Joan of Arc was born in a small French village during the worst period of the Hundred Years' War. For generations, France had been besieged by the British. At age 11, Joan began to see religious visions telling her to join forces with the King of France. By the time she was a teenager, she was leading troops into battle in the name of her country. Though she was captured and executed for her beliefs, Joan of Arc became a Catholic saint and has since captured the world's imagination. 

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    • Who Was Julius Caesar?

    • By: Nico Medina, Who HQ
    • Narrated by: Maxwell Caulfield
    • Length: 1 hr and 4 mins
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    He came. He saw. He conquered. Julius Caesar was a force to be reckoned with as a savvy politician, an impressive orator, and a brave soldier. Born in Rome in 100 BC, he quickly climbed the ladder of Roman politics, making allies - and enemies - along the way. His victories in battle awarded him the support of the people, but flush from power, he named himself dictator for life. The good times, however, would not last much longer. On the Ides of March, Caesar was brutally assassinated by a group of senators determined to end his tyranny, bringing his reign to an end.

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    • Who Was Susan B. Anthony?

    • By: Pam Pollack, Meg Belviso, Who HQ
    • Narrated by: Ann Marie Lee
    • Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
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    Susan B. Anthony may be an international icon but her campaign for women's rights had personal roots. Working as a school teacher in New York, Anthony refused to settle for less pay than her male colleagues which ignited her lifelong devotion to women's equality. Anthony toured the United States and Europe giving speeches and publishing articles as one of the most important advocates of women's rights. Learn more about the woman behind the movement in Who Was Susan B. Anthony?

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    • What Was the Holocaust?

    • By: Gail Herman, Who HQ
    • Narrated by: Kathleen Gati
    • Length: 1 hr and 14 mins
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    A thoughtful and age-appropriate introduction to an unimaginable event. The Holocaust was a genocide on a scale never before seen, with as many as twelve million people killed in Nazi death camps - six million of them Jews. Gail Herman traces the rise of Hitler and the Nazis, whose rabid anti-Semitism led first to humiliating anti-Jewish laws, then to ghettos all over Eastern Europe, and ultimately to the Final Solution. She presents just enough information for an elementary-school audience in a well-researched book that covers one of the most horrible events in history.  

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    • Who Were the Wright Brothers?

    • By: James Buckley, Who HQ
    • Narrated by: Johnny Heller
    • Length: 55 mins
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    As young boys, Orville and Wilbur Wright loved all things mechanical. As young men, they gained invaluable skills essential for their success by working with printing presses, bicycles, motors, and any sort of machinery they could get their hands on. As adults, the brothers worked together to invent, build, and fly the world's first successful airplane. This is the fascinating story of the two inventors and aviation pioneers who never lost sight of their dream: to fly, and to soar higher!

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    • What Is Climate Change?

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    • By: Gail Herman, Who HQ
    • Narrated by: Suzanne Elise Freeman
    • Length: 1 hr and 20 mins
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    The Earth is definitely getting warmer. There's no argument about that, but who, or what, is the cause? While the vast majority of scientists who study the environment agree that humans play a large part in climate change, there is a counterargument. Author Gail Herman presents both sides of the debate in this fact-based, fair-minded, and well-researched book that looks at the subject from many perspectives, including scientific, social, and political. 

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    • Who Was Genghis Khan?

    • By: Nico Medina, Who HQ
    • Narrated by: Mark Bramhall
    • Length: 1 hr and 3 mins
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    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 empire in human history, he was as respected as he was feared. Learn more about the man and the legend in Who Was Genghis Khan?

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    • Who Was Isaac Newton?

    • By: Janet B. Pascal, Who HQ
    • Narrated by: Elliot Hill
    • Length: 1 hr and 9 mins
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    Isaac Newton was always a loner, preferring to spend his time contemplating the mysteries of the universe. When the plague broke out in London in 1665 he was forced to return home from college. It was during this period of so much death that Newton gave life to some of the most important theories in modern science, including gravity and the laws of motion. 

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    • Who Was Gandhi?

    • By: Dana Meachen Rau, Who HQ
    • Narrated by: Vikas Adam
    • Length: 1 hr and 1 min
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    Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born in 1869 in British-occupied India. Though he studied law in London and spent his early adulthood in South Africa, he remained devoted to his homeland and spent the later part of his life working to make India an independent nation. Calling for non-violent civil disobedience, Gandhi led India to independence and inspired movements for civil rights around the world. Gandhi is recognized internationally as a symbol of hope, peace, and freedom. 

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    • Where Is the Bermuda Triangle?

    • By: Megan Stine, Who HQ
    • Narrated by: Lisa Larsen
    • Length: 1 hr and 2 mins
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    Even before it was named, the Bermuda Triangle - roughly bounded by Miami, Bermuda, and Puerto Rico - had gained a mythic reputation. The Bermuda Triangle became famous for making boats and ships vanish and for snatching planes right out of the sky. But are these stories true? And if they are true, is there a more sensible reason that refutes the bad karma of the region? With so many mystifying events to learn about, readers will love disappearing into this story. 

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    • What Is the Declaration of Independence?

    • By: Michael C. Harris, Who HQ
    • Narrated by: Marc Cashman
    • Length: 1 hr and 8 mins
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    Step back in time to the birth of America and meet the real-life rebels who made this country free! On a hot summer day near Philadelphia in 1776, Thomas Jefferson sat at his desk and wrote furiously until early the next morning. He was drafting the Declaration of Independence, a document that would sever this country's ties with Britain and announce a new nation - The United States of America. Colonists were willing to risk their lives for freedom, and the Declaration of Independence made that official. 

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    • What is the Constitution?

    • By: Patricia Brennan Demuth, Who HQ
    • Narrated by: Kathleen McInerney
    • Length: 1 hr and 7 mins
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    Signed on September 17, 1787 - four years after the American War for Independence - the Constitution laid out the supreme law of the United States of America. Today it's easy for us to take this blueprint of our government for granted. But the Framers - 55 men from almost all of the original 13 states - argued fiercely for many months over what ended up being only a four-page document. Here is a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at the hotly fought issues - those between Northern and Southern States; big states and little ones - and the key players.

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    • Who Was Leif Erikson?

    • By: Nico Medina, Who HQ
    • Narrated by: Bruce Mann
    • Length: 1 hr and 2 mins
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    Leif Erikson was born to be an explorer. His father, Erik the Red, had established the first European settlement in present-day Greenland, and although he didn't yet know it, Leif was destined to embark on an adventure of his own. The wise and striking Viking landed in the area known as Vinland almost five centuries before Christopher Columbus even set sail! "Leif the Lucky" and the other fierce, sea-fearing pirates were accomplished navigators who raided foreign lands for resources, hunted for their food, and passed down Old Norse myths from one generation to the next.

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    • Who Was Blackbeard?

    • By: James Buckley Jr., Who HQ
    • Narrated by: Nicholas Guy Smith
    • Length: 58 mins
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    Though much of his early life remains a mystery, Blackbeard most likely began his life as Edward Teach in the sailing port of Bristol, England. He began his career as a hired British sailor during Queen Anne's War. He eventually settled in the Bahamas under Captain Benjamin Hornigold who taught the young sailor to go "a-pirating." Soon enough, Blackbeard was commanding his own fleet and stealing ships around the Caribbean and up and down the Eastern seaboard. The legend of Blackbeard has influenced pirate legend and lore for more than 300 years.

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    • Who Were the Tuskegee Airmen?

    • By: Sherri L. Smith, Who HQ
    • Narrated by: Larry Herron
    • Length: 1 hr and 2 mins
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    During World War II, black Americans were fighting for their country and for freedom in Europe, yet they had to endure a totally segregated military in the United States, where they weren't considered smart enough to become military pilots. After acquiring government funding for aviation training, civil rights activists were able to kickstart the first African American military flight program in the US at Tuskegee University in Alabama. While this audiobook details thrilling flight missions and the grueling training sessions the Tuskegee Airmen underwent, it also shines a light on the lives of these brave men who helped pave the way for the integration of the US armed forces. 

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    • Who Was Selena?

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    • By: Max Bisantz, Kate Bisantz, Who HQ
    • Narrated by: Kyla Garcia
    • Length: 1 hr
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    As a young girl, Selena Quintanilla sang in a band called Selena y Los Dinos with her brother and sister. The family performed at fairs, weddings, quinceañeras, and on street corners in their native Texas. Selena learned how to sing in Spanish and soon became hugely popular within the Latino community - so much so that she became the best-selling Latin artist of the 1990s.

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    • Who Was George Washington Carver?

    • By: Jim Gigliotti, Who HQ
    • Narrated by: Dominic Hoffman
    • Length: 56 mins
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    Born in 1860s Missouri, nobody expected George Washington Carver to succeed. Slaves were not allowed to be educated. After the Civil War, Carver enrolled in classes and proved to be a star student. He became the first black student at Iowa State Agricultural College and later its first black professor. He went on to the Tuskegee Institute where he specialized in botany (the study of plants) and developed techniques to grow crops better. His work with vegetables, especially peanuts, made him famous and changed agriculture forever.

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    • Who Was Abigail Adams?

    • By: True Kelley, Who HQ
    • Narrated by: Ann Marie Lee
    • Length: 1 hr and 11 mins
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    Abigail Adams was a strong woman far ahead of her time. She urged her husband, President John Adams, to "remember the ladies" and despite having no formal education herself, she later advocated for equal education in public schools for both boys and girls. She was also the first First Lady to live in the White House! This biography tells the story of Abigail Adams and her role in America's Revolutionary War period. 

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