Edwards, Roberta, author.
As the world now knows, Barack Obama has made history as our first African-American president. With black-and-white illustrations throughout, this biography is perfect for primary graders looking for a longer, fuller life story than is found in the author's bestselling beginning reader Barack Obama: United States President.
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.
Edwards, Roberta, author
Buckley, James, Jr., 1963- author.
Stine, Megan, author.
"In 1936, the life of ten-year-old Princess Elizabeth of York changed forever. Although she was a member of the British royal family, she never expected to become queen. But when her uncle Edward gave up the throne, suddenly her father was the new king, which meant young Elizabeth was next in line! Queen Elizabeth has reigned since 1953, and while there are palaces galore, the crown jewels, and trips around the world, her life has been one of strict discipline and duty. This riveting chronicle follows the life of a woman who is a public figure and an intensely private person and explores how she has kept the monarchy together through good times and bad"-- Provided by publisher.
Labrecque, Ellen, author
"Shaquille O'Neal discovered his love of basketball while spending time in an afterschool program called the Boys & Girls Club of America. Standing over six feet tall by the time he turned eleven years old, Shaq--as he is affectionately known--continued to practice the game and stunned the country with his phenomenal skills. From leading his high-school team to its first-ever state title to becoming the first pick in the 1992 NBA Draft and going on to win four NBA championships, Shaq proved that he could dominate almost any player. But the fifteen-time All Star who played for six teams throughout his nineteen-year NBA career isn't just a force on the court, he is also an actor, television host, musician, and businessman who is always ready to crack a joke or bust a dance move. With such a welcoming personality and immense talent, it is easy to see why Shaquille O'Neal is often considered one of the greatest players in NBA history"-- Provided by publisher.
Jerome, Kate Boehm.
Holub, Joan, author
Presents the life of the legendary baseball player, from his impoverished childhood, to his famous trade to the Yankees.
McDonough, Yona Zeldis, author.
A biography of the ninteenth-century woman who escaped slavery and helped many other slaves get to freedom on the Underground Railroad.
Herman, Gail, 1959-
Labrecque, Ellen, author
"Learn how Lady Diana Spencer became the People's Princess as she takes her place in the ranks of the Who Was? series. 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 fairytale princess. Although the storybook marriage didn't have a happy ending, Diana learned to use her fame as a way to champion charitable causes near to her heart. She became the People's Princess by humanizing the image of the royal family and showing care and concern for all people, including the homeless, the sick, and others in need"-- Provided by publisher.