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              Who Was Alexander Hamilton?

              Who Was Alexander Hamilton? (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Belviso, Meg; Pollack, Pam; Hq, Who; Illustrated by Putra, Dede

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              Readers will learn the story of the ten-dollar Founding Father who inspiredthe smash Broadway musical Hamilton. Illustrations.

              ISBN 9780399544279
              Released NZ 15 Sep 2017
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 8-12 years
              Series Who Was...? (Quality Paper)
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              Who Is Ralph Lauren?
               

              Who Is Ralph Lauren? (Hardback)

              By O'Connor, Jane; Hq, Who; Illustrated by Marchesi, Stephen

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              The polo player with the raised mallet--everyone knows the Ralph Lauren logo. Learn the amazing story of the man who is a true American fashion icon. Born in the Bronx, even as a teenager Ralph Lauren was known for his distinctive fashion sense, having a taste for both classic pr...eppy clothes and vintage looks like beat-up leather jackets. He got his start in the fashion business by selling ties that he designed. From ties he went on to create a global fashion empire. In this easy-to-read biography, best-selling author and Who Was? creator Jane O'Connor explains exactly how a fashion line is created--from first drawings to models strutting on the runway.
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              ISBN 9781524784034
              Released NZ 17 Oct 2017
              Publisher Random House
              Interest Age 8-12 years
              Series Who Was...? (Quality Paper)
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              Who Is Jeff Kinney?
               

              Who Is Jeff Kinney? (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By dePaola, Tomie; Hq, Who; Illustrated by Hinderliter, John

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              Even as a kid, everyone thought Jeff Kinney was talented. People loved his drawings, and when he went to college, his comic strip Igdoof was so popular that it spread to other universities! Still, Jeff faced challenges. His cartoons were rejected by syndicates that claimed his ar...t was unprofessional. Then, an idea struck: Jeff would write a journal from the perspective of a child, illustrated with doodles just like a kid might do. And so, the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series was born--and it was a hit! In this biography, Jeff's brother, Patrick Kinney, provides a knowledgeable look at the life of this best-selling author/illustrator. From Jeff's childhood pranks to his job developing online games, kids will love the chance to learn more about the creator of the popular Wimpy Kid books.
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              ISBN 9780448486772
              Released NZ 15 Jan 2017
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 8-12 years
              Series Who Was...? (Quality Paper)
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              Who Was Harriet Beecher Stowe?
               

              Who Was Harriet Beecher Stowe? (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By dePaola, Tomie; Hq, Who; Illustrated by Copeland, Gregory

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              Examines the life of the nineteenth-century author famous for the novel Uncle Tom's Cabin, which denounced slavery and intensified the disagreement between the North and South.

              ISBN 9780448483016
              Released NZ 15 Jan 2017
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 8-12 years
              Series Who Was...? (Quality Paper)
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              Who Was Steve Irwin?
               

              Who Was Steve Irwin? (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By dePaola, Tomie; Hq, Who; Illustrated by Eldridge, Jim

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              Describes the life and career of Steve Irwin, famously known as the Crocodile Hunter, from his childhood and early love of animals to his rise in popularity as a film and television star and naturalist.

              ISBN 9780448488387
              Released NZ 15 Jan 2017
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 8-12 years
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              Who Is Sonia Sotomayor?
               

              Who Is Sonia Sotomayor? (Paperback)

              By Stine, Megan; Hq, Who; Illustrated by Putra, Dede

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              Describes the life and accomplishments of the United States Supreme Court justice.

              ISBN 9780399541926
              Released NZ 15 Apr 2017
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 8-12 years
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              Who Was Pete Seeger?

              Who Was Pete Seeger? (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Maccarry, Noel; Hq, Who; Illustrated by Marchesi, Stephen

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              Introduces the American folk musician and social activist whose outspoken songs about freedom and justice got him blacklisted from radio and TV for years --Amazon.com.

              ISBN 9780448484754
              Released NZ 15 Jun 2017
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 8-12 years
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              Who Was Booker T. Washington?

              Who Was Booker T. Washington? (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Buckley, James; Illustrated by Murray, Jake

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              This biography chronicles how a slave became one of the leading influential African-American intellectuals of the late 19th century who founded the Tuskegee Institute. Illustrations.

              ISBN 9780448488516
              Released NZ 15 Feb 2018
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age Children
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              Who Was Henry VIII?

              Who Was Henry VIII? (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Labrecque, Ellen; Illustrated by Murray, Jake

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              When 17-year-old Henry Tudor ascended to the English throne, his reign looked promising. But by the time of his death in 1547, King Henry VIII was characterized as an extremely harsh, insecure king. This biography takes readers into the life of a monarch mainly remembered for his... six marriages and establishing the Church of England. Illustrations..
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              ISBN 9780448488547
              Released NZ 15 Feb 2018
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age Children
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              Who Was Jesse Owens?
               

              Who Was Jesse Owens? (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By dePaola, Tomie; Hq, Who; Illustrated by Copeland, Gregory

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              Describes the life of the sharecroppers' son who became an Olympic legend and challenged Hitler's dream of Aryan superiority.

              ISBN 9780448483078
              Released NZ 15 Jan 2017
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 8-12 years
              Series Who Was...? (Quality Paper)
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