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What was the Titanic? —Sabol, Stephanie, author.

"For more than 100 years, people have been captivated by the disastrous sinking of the Titanic that claimed over 1,500 lives. Now young readers can find out why the great ship went down and how it was discovered seventy-...

Who was A.A. Milne? —Fabiny, Sarah, author.

"Born in England in 1882, Alan Alexander Milne grew up with a love for exploring the woods with his brother and writing poems about their adventures. Alan carried that love into his adult life by exploring the woods with...

Who is Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson? —Buckley, James, Jr., 1963- author.

This new title in the Who HQ Now format for trending topics details superstar Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's legendary career from the ring to the big screen.

Where is Walt Disney World? —Holub, Joan, author.

"Building the most magical place on earth was no fairy tale. Learn the story behind the creation of Walt Disney World. In 1964, when Walt Disney and his brother Roy decided to build a second theme park in the Florida swa...

What is the Stanley Cup? —Herman, Gail, 1959- author.

A history of the prestigious Stanley Cup.

Who was Stephen Hawking? —Gigliotti, Jim, author.

"Learn more about the renowned British scientist, professor, and author who spent his entire career trying to answer the question: "Where did the universe come from?" Stephen Hawking was born exactly three hundred years ...

Who was Kobe Bryant? —Labrecque, Ellen, author.

"Kobe Bryant was just an eighteen-year-old high-school basketball player when he decided to enter the National Basketball Association's draft. Though he was the thirteenth overall pick by the Charlotte Hornets, he would ...

Who is Jackie Chan? —Shaffer, Jody Jensen, author.

"When Kong-sang was a young boy in Hong Kong, he enjoyed practicing martial arts with his dad but hated going to school. He was eventually enrolled in the China Drama Academy, where he improved his martial arts skills an...

Who was Seabiscuit? —Buckley, James, Jr., 1963- author.

Describes the life and accomplishments of the race horse Seabiscuit, who thrived with a loving jockey and trainer and won the hearts of millions around the country.

Who Was Coretta Scott King? —Herman, Gail, 1959- author.

Presents the life and achievements of Coretta Scott King, discussing her vital role in the Civil Rights Movement, her awareness campaigns, and her efforts to continue the work of her husband, Martin Luther King, Jr.

Who was Charlie Chaplin? —Demuth, Patricia, author.

"Charlie Chaplin sang on a London stage for the first time at the age of five. Performing proved to be his salvation, providing a way out of a life of hardship and poverty. Success came early and made Chaplin one of the ...

Who was Norman Rockwell? —Fabiny, Sarah, author.

"Brush up your knowledge on popular American painter and illustrator Norman Rockwell with this exciting Who Was? title. Norman Rockwell often painted what he saw around him in nostalgic and humorous ways. After hearing P...

Who was Jules Verne? —Buckley, James, Jr., 1963- author.

"Meet the father of science fiction, Jule Verne. Born in France in 1828, Jules Verne always dreamed of adventure. At age 11, he snuck onboard a ship headed for the Indies only to be discovered by his father and have his ...

Who is Aretha Franklin? —Medina, Nico, 1982- author.

Presents the life of one of the bestselling artists of all time, from her start singing in front of her father's Baptist congregation to being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Who was Bob Marley? —Ellison, Katie, author.

"Bob Marley was a reggae superstar who is considered to be one of the most influential musicians of all time. Born in rural Jamaica, this musician and songwriter began his career with his band, The Wailing Wailers, in 19...

Who was Kobe Bryant? —Labrecque, Ellen, author.

Kobe Bryant dominated the world of basketball as an 18-time NBA All-Star, a five-time NBA champion, and a two-time Olympic gold medalist. This biography details his life and legacy.

Who is Bruce Springsteen? —Sabol, Stephanie, author.

Not only was Bruce Springsteen "Born in the USA," he has risen to become a twenty-time Grammy winner and American icon. Bruce Springsteen grew up in a blue-collar New Jersey town, where his parents struggled to make ends...

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