The Who Was. . .? series will excite your students about history through fascinating biographies of important historical figures from many fields, including science, sports, government, literature, and civil rights. Each book provides some historical perspective about the era, as it relates the story of the person’s life and how he or she overcame adversity to accomplish something of enduring significance. The Who Was. . .? books in this collection are complemented with books from two companion series, Where Is. . .? and What Was. . .?, which detail famous landmarks and key events in history.

Each book in this collection features 112 pages with black-and-white illustrations on almost every spread. Our exclusive collection has been curated to include the most popular figures and topics, as well as a diversity of ethnicities and backgrounds.

Stickered with Guided Reading Level!

Each book comes stickered on the back with the Guided Reading Level, making it easy to select appropriate books for each student’s reading skill.

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Who Was?/What Was?/Where Is? – Paperback Collection (1 each of 62 titles): $371.38 (Set #: WW-62)
6-Pack Who Was?/What Was?/Where Is? – Paperback Collection (6 each of 62 titles): $2,228.28 (Set #: WW-372)
Who Was?/What Was?/Where Is? – Levels O to R (for Gr. 3-5) (1 each of 30 titles): $179.70 (Set #: WW-OR-30)
Who Was?/What Was?/ Where Is? – Levels S to U (for Gr. 4-6) (1 each of 32 titles): $191.68 (Set #: WW-SU-32)
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Book Specifications: 112 pages in black-and-white; size: 5.25” x 7.5”