Who Was Beatrix Potter
Born into wealth in 1860’s London, Beatrix Potter always had a vivid imagination. Her early interests included natural history and archaeology, and Potter delighted in sketching fossils and fungi. After briefly illustrating Christmas cards with her brother, Bertram, Potter wrote and illustrated her well-known book, The Tale of Peter Rabbit. The book was rejected by several publishes until Frederick Warne eventually took a risk and published the story in 1902 - a risk that paid off. Peter Rabbit was a huge success and readers loved hearing about Peter's mischevious adventures in the lush English countryside. As she got older, Beatrix Potter became a proud conservationist, working hard to defend the landscape she loved so well against industrialization and logging. Now over one hundred years old, Peter Rabbit and his animal friends have become cultural touchstones and continue to delight readers of all ages.
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Who Was Alfred Hitchcock
Discover the story behind the Battle of Gettysburg through the eyes of war reporter Alfred Waud in this compelling graphic novel -- written and illustrated by National Book Award-longlisted creator Ellen T. Crenshaw.Discover the story behind the Battle of Gettysburg through the eyes of war reporter Alfred Waud in this compelling graphic novel -- written and illustrated by National Book Award-longlisted creator Ellen T. Crenshaw.Presenting Who HQ Graphic Novels: an exciting new addition to the #1 New York Times Best-Selling Who Was? series!See the Battle of Gettysburg through the eyes Alfred Waud, a special artist and war correspondent whose depiction of Pickett's Charge is thought to be the only visual account by an eyewitness. A story of extreme risk, strife, and the search for truth, this graphic novel invites readers to immerse themselves into the crucial Civil War battle -- brought to life by gripping narrative and vivid full-color illustrations that jump off the page.
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Who Is R. L. Stine
R. L. Stine began writing stories at the age of nine, after finding a typewriter in his family's attic. (Was it a haunted typewriter? Who can be sure?) Often referred to as the "Stephen King of children's literature," R.L. has created some of the scariest books to have ever been passed around a campfire, leaving readers wide awake at night. With over 400 million copies of his horror fiction novels sold across the world, R.L. Stine is one of the best-selling authors in history.
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Who Is Neil deGrasse Tyson
When he was nine years old, Neil deGrasse Tyson went on a trip that would change his life. While visiting the Hayden Planetarium at the Museum of Natural History in New York City, he discovered the world of astronomy and felt like the universe was calling to him. He answered that call by diving deep into astronomy courses. After graduating from the Bronx High School of Science, he went on to earn a doctorate in astrophysics and eventually found his way back to the Hayden Planetarium as a staff scientist and, later, as its director.
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Who Is Michael Jordan
Grab your Js and hit the court with this Who Was? biography about NBA superstar Michael Jordan.Grab your Js and hit the court with this Who Was? biography about NBA superstar Michael Jordan.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 the best made him a star player on his college basketball team and helped him become an NBA legend, both for his skills and his endorsements. His Nike contract for Air Jordan basketball shoes set an unmatched precedent for professional athletes. Author Kirsten Anderson takes readers through each exciting moment, detailing the iconic reverse lay-ups and jump shots of Michael Jordan's storied career.
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Who is J.K. Rowling
Everyone loves Harry Potter. Now kids can learn about Harry's creator!In 1995, on a four-hour-delayed train from Manchester to London, J. K. Rowling conceived of the idea of a boy wizard named Harry Potter. Upon arriving in London, she began immediately writing the first book in the saga. Rowling's true-life, rags-to-riches story is as compelling as the world of Hogwarts that she created. This biography details not only Rowling's life and her love of literature but the story behind the creation of a modern classic.
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Who Is Greta Thunberg
When she was just fifteen years old, Greta Thunberg knew she wanted to change the world. With a hand-painted sign that read "School strike for the climate" in Swedish, Greta sat alone on the steps of the Swedish parliament to call for stronger action on climate change. Her one-person strike would soon spark a worldwide movement. This exciting story details the defining moments in Greta's childhood that led up to her now-famous strike and all the monumental ones that have fueled her revolution since, including being named Time's Most Influential Person of the Year in 2019.
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Who Is David Beckham
Whether you call it football or soccer, there's no disputing that David Beckham is one of the best players in the history of the game!Whether you call it football or soccer, there's no disputing that David Beckham is one of the best players in the history of the game!Whenever a young David Beckham was asked what he wanted to be when he grew up, he'd always answer with the same response: I want to be a footballer. This English native got his wish when he joined the Manchester United team in 1991. Since then, he has been crossing, bending, and free-kicking his way to stardom. In his twenty-year career as a professional soccer player, he has won nineteen major trophies, and appeared at three FIFA World Cup tournaments.David Beckham has become an international cultural icon for his soccer skills, his charity work, and his fashionable wife and family. Young soccer fans are in for a treat with this Who HQ book.
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What Was the Hindenburg
At 800-feet long, the Hindenburg was the largest airship ever built--just slightly smaller than the Titanic! Also of a disastrous end, the zeppelin burst into flame as spectators watched it attempt to land in Lakehurst, New Jersey on May 6, 1937. In under a minute, the Hindenburg was gone, people jumping from windows to escape. However, only 62 of the 97 crew members and passengers onboard survived. The exact cause of the disaster is still unknown and remains a fascinating historical mystery perfect for this series.
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What Is the World Cup
GOOOAAAAAL! Get ready for a front-row seat at the world's most-watched sporting event--the World Cup.GOOOAAAAAL! Get ready for a front-row seat at the world's most-watched sporting event--the World Cup.Every four years, thirty-two of the best men's soccer teams from across the globe compete for the title of FIFA World Cup winner. Over one billion people tuned in worldwide to watch the final game of the 2014 competition, making the World Cup the most widely viewed sporting event in the world, exceeding even the Summer Olympics! This book takes a look back at what has changed since the first tournament in 1930 and what lies ahead for the most popular sport in the world.
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Knock! Knock! Who Was There
If you want to know exactly why Milton Hershey's wife married him, look no further. (Because she wanted lots of Hershey's Kisses!) This hilarious and original collection of jokes featuring all the subjects of the ever-popular Who Was? series will keep kids laughing right through history class!Q: Why did Betsy Ross wear long dresses?A: To cover her colo-knees!Q: Which playwright is also a great cook?A: Will-yum Shakespeare!Q: Which president liked lasers?A: Ronald Ray-gun!
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The Self-Aware Leader
Lack of self-awareness is the single greatest obstacle leaders face in their development, effectiveness, and advancement. Dr. John C. Maxwell will help any leader become more self-aware, focused, and confident.

With fifty years of leading and teaching experience, influential leadership expert and speaker John C. Maxwell can help you become your best leadership self.

In The Self-Aware Leader, Maxwell teaches you how to:

gauge your effectiveness as a leader,
make better choices that lead to success,
discover and correct your own mistakes,
improve your leadership with the team, and
make the right trades in your career.
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Here’s to Us
Ben survived freshman year of college, but he’s feeling more stuck than ever. His classes are a slog, his part-time job working with his father is even worse, and his best friend Dylan’s been acting weird for weeks. Ben’s only real bright spot is his writing partner Mario, who’s been giving him a lot of Spanish lessons and even more kisses. Mario’s big Hollywood dreams make Ben start to dream bigger—and the choices he makes now could be the key to reshaping his future. So why can’t he stop thinking about a certain boy from his past?Arthur is back in New York City for the first time in two years, ready to take the theater world by a storm as the world’s best . . . intern to the assistant of an off-off-Broadway director. Of course, it sucks to be spending the summer apart from his sweet, reliable boyfriend, Mikey, but he knows their relationship is strong enough to weather the distance. Which is why it’s no big deal when his ex-boyfriend Ben stumbles back into the picture. And it’s definitely fine that Ben’s blissfully happy with some mystery boy. First loves are special, but it’s way too late for what-ifs. Right?Even as the boys try to shake off the past, they keep running into each other in the present. Is this the universe trying to tell them there’s a do-over in their future?Here's to Us is sure to be welcomed by fans old and new of these authors and their previous collaboration, What If It's Us. Critically acclaimed and bestselling authors Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera combine their talents in these smart, funny, heartfelt novels about two very different boys who can’t decide if the universe is pushing them together—or pulling them apart.
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The Rolling Stones All the Songs
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Bob Dylan All the Songs
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Emma y las otras Señoras del Narco
Desde su bestseller Los señores del narco (2010), éste es quizás el acercamiento más íntimo a la cúpula del narcotráfico, un detrás de cámaras de lo que ocurre en el multimillonario negocio criminal.

En Emma y las otras señoras del narco la autora recorre el velo y muestra las pulsiones más profundas que hacen a los narcos buscar poder y dinero a toda costa.

La autora de El traidor (2019), multigalardonada y reconocida internacionalmente como experta en temas de narcotráfico, una vez más gira la mesa del tablero y ofrece al lector un análisis casi antropológico de los capos de la droga y su entorno más cercano desde una nueva óptica: el mundo de sus mujeres. En estas páginas desfilan personajes como Emma Coronel y otras esposas de importantes narcotraficantes, una ex Miss Universo, y algunas de las actrices, cantantes y conductoras de televisión más reconocidas y aplaudidas en México, tanto del pasado como de la época actual.

Madres, esposas y amantes. Mujeres que se amoldan a las reglas machistas de sus amos y bailan ante ellos -en privado, fiestas u orgías- la danza de los siete velos, y lo hacen sobre los cadáveres de los miles que han sido víctimas de los mismos hombres a quienes deleitan con su cómplice presencia a cambio de dinero, joyas y propiedades.

Con el rigor investigativo que la caracteriza, Anabel Hernández, a través de entrevistas realizadas a testigos de los hechos, lleva al lector a las reuniones familiares, fiestas y alcobas de diversos narcotraficantes donde ocurren las historias de amor, compra y venta de placer, incesto, ambición, traición y venganza. Un mundo hasta ahora desconocido.
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On Board
With On-Board, there’s no better place for loved ones to gather than a board featuring charcuterie, cheese, and other delicious bites. There’s no better place for loved ones to gather than a board featuring charcuterie, cheese, and other delicious bites. On Board shows you how to ensure that you never make a misstep when the time comes to deliver, providing thorough, detailed breakdowns of each board. Featuring beautiful photos of thoughtfully curated and aesthetically pleasing boards, you’re sure to find endless inspiration among these platters. There’s also recipes for homemade dips, sauces, condiments, and more, guaranteeing that every board is well balanced and bears your personal touch.
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The Artist's Manual
Take your creativity to the next level with the ultimate artist’s bible! Covering everything from how to draw and paint to ceramics, sculptures and printmaking, you’ll get the most out of your passion for art with this beautifully illustrated artist’s handbook. It also includes newer areas like digital art and animation — perfect for modern artists!
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Natural History
A monumental and beautiful guide to Earth's wildlife and natural history--its rocks, minerals, animals, plants, fungi, and microorganisms--this landmark of reference publishing has been extended and updated.In the 11 years since this book was released, thousands of new species have been identified, and new revelations have redrawn the tree of life. Already featuring galleries of more than 5,000 species, Natural History now includes discoveries such as the olinguito (the "kitty bear" of the Andean cloud forest) and the painted mannakin of Peru. It takes advantage of the first living observations of the giant squid and the deep-sea anglerfish. And it has reorganized the groups of living things to reflect the latest scientific understanding. All this ensures that this, the only book to offer a complete visual survey of all kingdoms of life, remains the benchmark of illustrated natural history references.
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La cresta de Ilion
Un oscuro relato de terror sicológico sobre los retos de enfrentar nuestra propia identidad, un texto que se mueve entre diversas fronteras y nos recuerda que, al final, sólo los huesos quedan para contar nuestra historia.Durante una inclemente noche de tormenta, alguien llama a la puerta de una casa ubicada en un agreste y solitario lugar frente al océano. Su dueño, un médico dedicado a paliar el dolor de los enfermos terminales, no imagina que su vida está a punto de cambiar de forma definitiva.Al abrir la puerta, dos mujeres misteriosas invaden su casa y someten a su anfitrión a un despiadado interrogatorio. Mientras que ellas muestran una extraña complicidad -e incluso hablan un lenguaje privado-, acosan al médico repitiendo a cada instante que conocen su mayor secreto, uno que pone en riesgo su identidad.
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