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Josephine Baker

Illustrated by Agathe Sorlet

Meet Josephine Baker, the world-famous entertainer, activist, and French Resistance agent. Josephine Baker was born for the stage. But growing up in segregated St. Louis,… Read more »

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Jane Goodall

Illustrated by Beatrice Cerocchi

Meet Jane Goodall, the world's foremost expert on chimpanzees. When Jane was little, her father gave her a toy chimpanzee named Jubilee. This inspired her… Read more »

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Lucy Maud Montgomery

Illustrated by Anuska Allepuz

Meet L. M. Montgomery, the creator of Anne of Green Gables. As a young girl, Lucy Maud Montgomery found comfort in reading, writing, and her imagination.… Read more »

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Dolly Parton

Illustrated by Daria Solak

Meet Dolly Parton, the singer-songwriter and businesswoman. Little Dolly grew up in Tennessee in a family "as poor as dirt." She started performing at an… Read more »

Jane Austen

Illustrated by Katie Wilson

Meet Jane Austen, the great British novelist. Little Jane was born into a large family with seven brothers and sisters. She grew up reading and… Read more »

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Georgia O'Keeffe

Illustrated by Erica Salcedo

Meet Georgia O'Keeffe, one of America's greatest artists, a talented painter who broke boundaries. As a child, little Georgia viewed the world differently from other… Read more »

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Harriet Tubman

Illustrated by Pili Aguado

Meet Harriet Tubman, the Underground Railroad conductor who "never lost a single passenger."  Little Harriet was born into slavery on a plantation in Maryland. Though… Read more »

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Mother Teresa

Illustrated by Natascha Rosenberg

Meet Mother Teresa, along with her message of love and charity. Agnes (later to become Mother Teresa) was born in Skopje, Macedonia. From an early… Read more »

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Wilma Rudolph

Illustrated by Amelia Flower

Meet Wilma Rudolph, the remarkable sprinter and Olympic champion. Wilma was born into a family with 22 brothers and sisters, in the segregated South. She… Read more »

Mahatma Gandhi

Illustrated by Albert Arrayas

Meet Mahatma Gandhi, a champion of peace and human rights. As a young teenager in India, Gandhi led a rebellious life and went against his… Read more »

David Bowie

Illustrated by Ana Albero

Meet David Bowie, the starman who dazzled audiences with his music. As a child, young David had a head full of songs and ideas. He… Read more »

Maria Montessori

Illustrated by Raquel Martín

Meet Maria Montessori, the pioneering teacher and researcher. Maria grew up in Italy at a time when girls didn't receive an equal education to boys.… Read more »

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