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    Emily Davison

    When Emily Davison heard about the Suffragettes she couldn't wait to get involved and soon became so enthusiastic that e... More

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    Who Was Nelson Mandela?

    As a child he dreamt of changing South Africa; as a man he changed the world. Nelson Mandela spent his life battling apa... More

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    Who Was George Washington Carver?

    Born in 1860s Missouri, nobody expected George Washington Carver to succeed. Slaves were not allowed to be educated. Aft... More

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    Who Is (Your Name Here)?

    Each illustrated spread focuses on different topics - from birth and the toddler years up to the present and dreams for ... More

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    Who Was Frederick Douglass?

    Born into slavery in Maryland in 1818, Frederick Douglass was determined to gain freedom--and once he realized that know... More

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    Who Was Muhammad Ali?

    He would go on to become the first and only three-time (in succession) World Heavyweight Champion. Nicknamed "The Greate... More

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    Who Was Sojourner Truth?

    Almost 100 years before Rosa Parks refused to give up her bus seat, Sojourner Truth was mistreated by a streetcar conduc... More

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    Book 8

    Who Is Michelle Obama?

    Born into a close knit family in Chicago, Michelle Robinson was a star student who graduated from Princeton and Harvard ... More

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    Book 9

    Who Is Stevie Wonder?

    Stevie Wonder is one of the most successful singer-songwriter-musicians of our time. Signing his first record deal when ... More

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    Book 10

    Who Was Bob Marley?

    Bob Marley was a reggae superstar who is considered to be one of the most influential musicians of all time. Born in rur... More

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    Who Was Lewis Carroll?

    Lewis Carroll is the pen name of Charles L. Dodgson, a mathematician and church deacon, who taught at Oxford University.... More

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    Who Was Dr. Seuss?

    Ted Geisel loved to doodle from the time he was a kid. He had an offbeat, fun-loving personality. He often threw dinner ... More

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    Who Is Jane Goodall?

    A life in the wild! Jane Goodall, born in London, England, always loved animals and wanted to study them in their natu... More

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    Nancy Wake

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    King Henry VIII

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    Admiral Nelson

    No one ever imagined that a weak, skinny boy like Horatio Nelson would be able to survive the hardships of life at sea. ... More

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