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  • 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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  • Who Was Harvey Milk?

    Learn about one of the most influential leaders in the fight for gay rights.

    Although he started out as a teacher without aspirations to be an activist or politician, Harvey Milk found himself captivated by the history-making movements of the 1960s. He would eventually make history of his own by becoming the first openly gay elected politician in California. While in office, Harvey Milk advocated for equal rights for the gay community.

    Even though his life and career were cut short, Harvey is still seen by many as one of the most famous and most significantly open LGBT officials ever elected in the United States. His life and legacy continue to inspire and unite the community.

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  • Who Was Ida B. Wells?

    The story of how a girl born into slavery became an early leader in the civil rights movement and the most famous black female journalist in nineteenth-century America.

    Born into slavery in 1862, Ida Bell Wells was freed as a result of the Emancipation Proclamation in 1865. Yet she could see just how unjust the world she was living in was. This drove her to become a journalist and activist. Throughout her life, she fought against prejudice and for equality for African Americans. Ida B. Wells would go on to co-own a newspaper, write several books, help cofound the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), and fight for women’s right to vote.

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  • The Night Before Election Day

    Wave your flags! It’s time to vote! Election Day is right around the corner in the latest big moment to be celebrated in Natasha Wing’s best-selling series.

    Yes! It’s almost here. And the big question is: Who will be our next president? Will our leader be a he or a she? A young citizen gives her take on politics and Election Day in this charming story (featuring a colorful sticker sheet!), told in the style of Clement C. Moore’s holiday poem.

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  • I Am Theodore Roosevelt

    An 8×8 with 2 sticker sheets based on an episode from the PBS KIDS animated television seriesXavier Riddle and the Secret Museumstarring Theodore Roosevelt.

    Based on the children’s book series Ordinary People Change the World byNew York Timesbestselling author Brad Meltzer and illustrator Christopher Eliopoulos, the series will introduce kids to inspiring historical figures and the character virtues that helped them succeed.

    Brad doesnotlike creepy crawly things and has marked theentireplayground as a No-Go Zone! The Secret Museum sends him, Xavier, and Yadina to meet Theodore Roosevelt who helps them learn that creepy crawly things need space to live, too. This episode-based 8×8 will focus on the traits that made our heroes great–the traits that kids can aspire to in order to live heroically themselves.

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  • An 8×8 with 2 sticker sheets based on an episode from the PBS KIDS animated television seriesXavier Riddle and the Secret Museumstarring the Brontë sisters.

    Based on the children’s book series Ordinary People Change the World byNew York Timesbestselling author Brad Meltzer and illustrator Christopher Eliopoulos, the series will introduce kids to inspiring historical figures and the character virtues that helped them succeed.

    When Brad runs out of ideas for his latest story, the Secret Museum sends him, Xavier, and Yadina to meet the Brontë sisters! Together, they use their imaginations to create new, wonderful, and incredibly fun stories. This episode-based 8×8 will focus on the traits that made our heroes great–the traits that kids can aspire to in order to live heroically themselves.

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