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    Who Was Jane Austen?

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    Although Jane Austen's works were first published anonymously and brought her little personal recognition, today they are rarely out of print and h...

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    Who Was Celia Cruz?

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    Although her family and friends know her as Úrsula Hilaria Celia de la Caridad Cruz Alfonso, the world refers to her simply as Celia Cruz. Starting...

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    Who Was Joan of Arc?

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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 th...

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    Who Was Jacqueline Kennedy?

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    Private and bookish, Jackie Kennedy found herself thrust into the world spotlight as the young and glamorous wife of the President John F. Kennedy....

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    Who Was Princess Diana?

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    A shy twenty-year-old girl stepped out of a horse-drawn coach and into the world spotlight, capturing the imagination of millions as a real life fa...

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    Who Was Frida Kahlo?

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    You can always recognize a painting by Kahlo because she is in nearly all--with her black braided hair and colorful Mexican outfits. A brave woman ...

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    Who Was Clara Barton?

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    Clarissa “Clara” Barton was a shy girl who grew up to become a teacher, nurse, and humanitarian.  At a time when few women worked outside the home,...

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    Who Was Mother Teresa?

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    Born a humble girl in what is now Albania, Agnes Bojaxhiu lived a charitable life. She pledged herself to a religious order at the age of 18 and ch...

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    Who Was Rosa Parks?

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    In 1955, Rosa Parks refused to give her bus seat to a white passenger in Montgomery, Alabama. This seemingly small act triggered civil rights prote...

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    Who Is Michael Jordan?

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    Meet the man who changed the game forever. Michael Jordan has always been competitive--even as a young boy, he fought for attention. His need to be...

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    Who is Barack Obama?

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    As the world now knows, Barack Obama has made history as our first African-American president. With black-and-white illustrations throughout, this ...

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    Who Was Louis Armstrong?

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    If not for a stint in reform school, young Louis Armstrong might never have become a musician. It was a teacher at the Colored Waifs Home who gave ...

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    Who Is Kamala Harris?

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    On November 7, 2020, Kamala Harris, a senator from California, became the first woman and the first African-American and South Asian-American perso...

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    Who Was Harriet Tubman?

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    Born a slave in Maryland, Harriet Tubman knew first-hand what it meant to be someone's property; she was whipped by owners and almost killed by an ...

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  • Who Is Oprah Winfrey?
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    Who is Oprah Winfrey?

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    We all know Oprah Winfrey as a talk-show host, actress, producer, media mogul, and philanthropist, but the "Queen of Talk" wasn't always so fortuna...

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    Who Was Maya Angelou?

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    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 unst...

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  • Who Was Albert Einstein?
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    Who Was Albert Einstein?

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    Everyone has heard of Albert Einstein-but what exactly did he do? How much do kids really know about Albert Einstein besides the funny hair and gen...

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    Who Is Malala Yousafzai?

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    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 att...

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  • What Was Ellis Island?
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    What Was Ellis Island?

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    From 1892 to 1954, Ellis Island was the gateway to a new life in the United States for millions of immigrants. In later years, the island was deser...

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  • Where Is Machu Picchu?
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    Where is Machu Picchu?

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    What's left of Machu Picchu stands as the most significant link to the marvelous Inca civilization of Peru. Now readers can explore these ruins in ...

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