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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 »

Anne Frank

Illustrated by Sveta Dorosheva

Meet Anne Frank, the writer whose diary captured the hearts of the public. Anne Frank was born in Germany to a loving family. But when… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Coco Chanel

Illustrated by Ana Albero

Meet Coco Chanel, international style icon. Following the death of her mother, Coco spent her early life in an orphanage, where she was taught how… Read more »

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Frida Kahlo

Illustrated by Gee Fan Eng

Meet Frida Kahlo, the world-renowned painter. When Frida was a teenager, a terrible road accident changed her life forever. Unable to walk, she began painting… Read more »

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Amelia Earhart

Meet Amelia Earhart, the world-famous aviation pioneer. When Amelia was young, she liked to imagine she could stretch her wings and fly away like a bird. As… Read more »

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Marie Curie

Illustrated by Frau Isa

Meet Marie Curie, the Nobel Prize–winning scientist. When Marie was young, she was unable to go to college because she was a woman. But when… Read more »

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Ada Lovelace

Illustrated by Zafouko Yamamoto

Meet Ada Lovelace, the British mathematician and daughter of poet Lord Byron. Follow the colorful life of Lord Byron’s daughter, from her early love of… Read more »

Ella Fitzgerald

Illustrated by Bàrbara Alca

Meet Ella Fitzgerald, First Lady of Song who once said, "It's not where you come from, but where you're going that counts." Ella Fitzgerald grew… Read more »

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