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    • Who Was Steve Jobs?

    • By: Pam Pollack, Meg Belviso
    • Narrated by: Rob Shapiro
    • Length: 1 hr and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Steve Jobs, adopted in infancy by a family in San Francisco, packed a lot of life into 56 short years. In this Who Was...? biography, children will learn how his obsession with computers and technology at an early age led him to cofound and run Apple in addition to turning Pixar into a groundbreaking animation studio. A college dropout, Jobs took unconventional steps in his path to success and inspired the best and the brightest to come with him and "change the world".

    Regular price: $9.79

    • Who Was Alexander Hamilton?

    • By: Pam Pollack, Meg Belviso
    • Narrated by: P. J. Ochlan
    • Length: 1 hr and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34
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    Born in the British West Indies and orphaned as a child, Alexander Hamilton made his way to the American colonies and studied to become a lawyer. He joined a local militia during the American Revolution, rose to the rank of major general, and became the chief aide to General George Washington. After the war he became the first US secretary of the Treasury. He founded the Bank of New York and the New York Post newspaper.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Who was Alexander Hamilton

    • By adam paley on 07-01-18

    Regular price: $9.79

    • Who Was Susan B. Anthony?

    • By: Pam Pollack, Meg Belviso, Who HQ
    • Narrated by: Ann Marie Lee
    • Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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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?

    Regular price: $9.79

    • Who Was Joan of Arc?

    • By: Pam Pollack, Meg Belviso, Who HQ
    • Narrated by: Karyn O'Bryant
    • Length: 55 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 3
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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. 

    Regular price: $9.79

    • Who Was Nelson Mandela?

    • Who Was...?
    • By: Meg Belviso, Pam Pollack
    • Narrated by: Mark Bramhall
    • Length: 1 hr and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
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    As a child he dreamt of changing South Africa; as a man he changed the world. Nelson Mandela spent his life battling apartheid and championing a peaceful revolution. He spent 27 years in prison and emerged as the inspiring leader of the new South Africa. He became the country's first black president and went on to live his dream of change. This is an important and exciting addition to the Who Was...? series.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I learn a lot

    • By Glynnis on 01-19-18

    Regular price: $9.79