Who Is?

Who Is Temple Grandin? (Who Was?) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780451532510
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Published: Penguin Workshop - April 7th, 2020

Autism did not stop her--in fact, it helped Temple Grandin become a brilliant scientist and inventor.


Who Is Jackie Chan? (Who Was?) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781524791629
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Published: Penguin Workshop - February 4th, 2020

How did Jackie Chan become one of the most recognizable and beloved actors in the world? Find out in this exciting biography of this martial artist turned international film superstar.


Who Was Richard Nixon? (Who Was?) Cover Image
By Megan Stine, Who HQ, Manuel Gutierrez (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781524789800
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Published: Penguin Workshop - March 3rd, 2020

Learn more about Richard Nixon--one of America's most unpopular presidents and the only one to resign from the position.


Who Was Ruth Bader Ginsburg? (Who Was?) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781524793531
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Published: Penguin Workshop - December 3rd, 2019

You've probably seen her on T-shirts, mugs, and even tattoos. Now that famous face graces the cover of this Who Was? book.


The Who Was? History of the World Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781524788001
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Published: Penguin Workshop - October 8th, 2019

Based on The New York Times Best-Selling series, this timeline of world history gives a fresh take on global events, from King Tut to Malala Yousafzai.


Who Was Mister Rogers? (Who Was?) Cover Image
By Diane Bailey, Who HQ, Dede Putra (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781524792190
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Published: Penguin Workshop - October 1st, 2019

Learn how Fred Rogers, a minister and musician from Pennsylvania, became one of America's most beloved television personalities and everyone's favorite neighbor.


Who Is Michael Jordan? (Who Was?) Cover Image
By Kirsten Anderson, Who HQ, Dede Putra (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780451532459
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Published: Penguin Workshop - February 5th, 2019

Grab your Js and hit the court with this Who Was? biography about NBA superstar Michael Jordan.


Who Was Napoleon? (Who Was?) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780448488608
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Published: Penguin Workshop - December 4th, 2018

Learn more about Napoleon Bonaparte, the decorated French military leader who conquered much of Europe in the early nineteenth century.


Who Were the Tuskegee Airmen? (Who Was?) Cover Image
By Sherri L. Smith, Who HQ, Jake Murray (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780399541940
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Published: Penguin Workshop - August 7th, 2018

It's up, up, and away with the Tuskegee Airmen, a heroic group of African American military pilots who helped the United States win World War II.


Who Was Leif Erikson? (Who Was?) Cover Image
By Nico Medina, Who HQ, Dede Putra (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780448488615
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Published: Penguin Workshop - June 5th, 2018

Hold on to your Viking helmets as you learn about the first known European to set foot on North America in this exciting addition to the Who Was? series!


Who Is Pele? (Who Was?) Cover Image
By James Buckley, Who HQ, Andrew Thomson (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780399542619
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Published: Penguin Workshop - June 5th, 2018

The story of a poor boy from Brazil who became the greatest soccer player of all time and one of the most important athletes of the twentieth century!


Who Was Aretha Franklin? (Who Was?) Cover Image
By Nico Medina, Who HQ, Gregory Copeland (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780451532398
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Published: Penguin Workshop - April 3rd, 2018

There is only one QUEEN OF SOUL! Discover why Aretha Franklin garners so much R-E-S-P-E-C-T.


Who Is the Dalai Lama? (Who Was?) Cover Image
By Dana Meachen Rau, Who HQ, Dede Putra (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781101995549
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Published: Penguin Workshop - April 3rd, 2018

Get to know the Dalai Lama, Tibet's spiritual leader and one of the most popular world leaders today.


Who Was Coretta Scott King? (Who Was?) Cover Image
By Gail Herman, Who HQ, Gregory Copeland (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780451532619
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Published: Penguin Workshop - December 5th, 2017

The wife of Martin Luther King Jr., Coretta Scott King was a civil rights leader in her own right, playing a prominent role in the African American struggle for racial equality in the 1960s.


Who Was Alexander Hamilton? (Who Was?) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780399544279
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Published: Penguin Workshop - August 22nd, 2017

Read the story of the Founding Father who inspired the smash Broadway musical.


Who Are Venus and Serena Williams? (Who Was?) Cover Image
By James Buckley, Who HQ, Andrew Thomson (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780515158038
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Published: Penguin Workshop - August 8th, 2017

The dynamic story of the Williams sisters, both top-ranked professional tennis players.


Who Is Sonia Sotomayor? (Who Was?) Cover Image
By Megan Stine, Who HQ, Dede Putra (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780399541926
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Published: Penguin Workshop - February 7th, 2017

The truly inspiring story of the first Latina Supreme Court Justice.


Who Was Maya Angelou? (Who Was?) Cover Image
By Ellen Labrecque, Who HQ, Dede Putra (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780448488530
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Published: Penguin Workshop - January 12th, 2016

Born in Missouri in 1928, Maya Angelou had a difficult childhood. Jim Crow laws segregated blacks and whites in the South. Her family life was unstable at times. But much like her poem, "Still I Rise," Angelou was able to lift herself out of her situation and flourish.


Who Was Sojourner Truth? (Who Was?) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780448486789
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Published: Penguin Workshop - December 29th, 2015

Almost 100 years before Rosa Parks refused to give up her bus seat, Sojourner Truth was mistreated by a streetcar conductor. She took him to court--and won! Before she was Sojourner Truth, she was known simply as Belle. Born a slave in New York sometime around 1797, she was later sold and separated from her family. Even after she escaped from slavery, she knew her work was not yet done.


Who Is Malala Yousafzai? (Who Was?) Cover Image
By Dinah Brown, Who HQ, Andrew Thomson (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780448489377
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Published: Penguin Workshop - August 11th, 2015

Malala Yousafzai was a girl who loved to learn but was told that girls would no longer be allowed to go to school. She wrote a blog that called attention to what was happening in her beautiful corner of Pakistan and realized that words can bring about change. She has continued to speak out for the right of all children to have an education. In 2014 she won the Nobel Peace Prize.


Who Was Jacques Cousteau? (Who Was?) Cover Image
By Nico Medina, Who HQ, Dede Putra (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780448482347
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Published: Penguin Workshop - April 21st, 2015

Jacques Cousteau is the most famous and beloved name in the world of deep-sea exploration. Cousteau discovered his passion in 1938, when he first used a pair of goggles to dive off the coast of France. During his time as a French naval officer, he carried out many deep-sea experiments and improved upon early diving equipment.


Who Was Sitting Bull? (Who Was?) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780448479651
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Published: Penguin Workshop - December 26th, 2014

No one knew the boy they called “Jumping Badger” would grow to become a great leader. Born on the banks of the Yellowstone River, Sitting Bull, as he was later called, was tribal chief and holy man of the Lakota Sioux tribe in a time of fierce conflict with the United States.


Who Was Frederick Douglass? (Who Was?) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780448479118
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Published: Penguin Workshop - December 26th, 2014

Born into slavery in Maryland in 1818, Frederick Douglass was determined to gain freedom--and once he realized that knowledge was power, he secretly learned to read and write to give himself an advantage. After escaping to the North in 1838, as a free man he gave powerful speeches about his experience as a slave.


Who Was Gandhi? (Who Was?) Cover Image
By Dana Meachen Rau, Who HQ, Jerry Hoare (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780448482354
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Published: Penguin Workshop - November 13th, 2014

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.


Who Was Marie Curie? (Who Was?) Cover Image
By Megan Stine, Who HQ, Ted Hammond (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780448478968
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Published: Penguin Workshop - August 7th, 2014

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 named Pierre Curie, and the two soon married, forming one of the most famous scientific partnerships in history. Together they discovered two elements and won a Nobel Prize in 1903.


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