Summer Reading with Who HQ!

By Caroline O'Connor | June 9 2022 | Children'sGeneralAll

Dive into some great summer reading books with Who HQ!! These books tell the incredible stories of trailblazers, legends, innovators, cool places, and important events–there’s a Who HQ book to interest any young reader!

 

For age 8-12 years Grades 3-7:

Who Was? / ¿Quién fue?– Important figures, past and present

Where Is? /¿Dónde está? Important locations all over the world, past and present

What Was? /¿Qué fue?  Important historical and current events

What Is The Story About? Introducing young readers to classic fictional characters like Nancy Drew and Captain Kirk

What Do We Know About? Covering fun topics like the Loch Ness Monster, Atlantis, and Big Foot.

Who HQ Graphic Novels – Featuring full-color art and text by some of the medium’s most celebrated writers and artists. Each book will portray pivotal moments in a historical figure’s life

Who HQ Now The newest Who HQ Now format featuring newsmakers and trending topics.

 

Who Was? Workbooks for age 7-8 years and Grades 2-3

Check out Who HQ Workbooks for summertime, Science, Social Studies, English, and Reading for 2nd and 3rd graders!

 

Who Was? Board Books for age 2-4 years:

Bring inspiring biographies to the youngest readers in an accessible and memorable way. Spanish editions available as well!

 


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Spinner Rack Available!

 


 

Who Was? Workbook: Summer Activities
978-0-593-22578-3
It's fun to learn the Who Was? way! The latest addition to this workbook series explores even more vocabulary and reading comprehension topics for curious kids and Who Was? fans alike.
$8.99 US
May 03, 2022
8-1/2 x 11
Paperback
96 Pages
Penguin Workshop
Age 7-8 years

Who Was Johnny Cash?
978-0-399-54416-3
Was Johnny Cash always the rebellious "Man in Black" that we remember him as today? Find out in this biography from the #1 New York Times bestselling series that takes us from Cash's childhood on an Arkansas cotton farm to his first days in rockabilly through his most famous years as a country music legend and icon of American songwriting.
$6.99 US
Jun 07, 2022
5-5/16 x 7-5/8
Paperback
112 Pages
Penguin Workshop
Age 8-12 years

Where Are the Constellations?
978-0-593-22373-4
Calling all stargazers, this addition to the New York Times bestselling series is sure to be the perfect book for you!From the #1 New York Times Best-Selling Who Was? series comes Where Is?, a series that tells the stories of world-famous landmarks and natural wonders and features a fold-out map!
$5.99 US
Jul 06, 2021
5-5/16 x 7-5/8
Paperback
112 Pages
Penguin Workshop
Age 8-12 years

What Is the Supreme Court?
978-0-593-38678-1
Hear ye, hear ye! Get ready to learn all about the most powerful court in the United States.
$6.99 US
Jul 19, 2022
5-5/16 x 7-5/8
Paperback
112 Pages
Penguin Workshop
Age 8-12 years

What Is LEGO?
978-0-593-09294-1
Find out how these fun, stackable blocks became the most popular toys in the world.
$5.99 US
May 05, 2020
5-5/16 x 7-5/8
Paperback
112 Pages
Penguin Workshop
Age 8-12 years

What Is the Story of Captain Kirk?
978-1-5247-9114-8
Your favorite characters are now part of the Who HQ library!Journey to deep space and learn how James Tiberius Kirk became one of the greatest space heroes in the Star Trek universe in this addition to the New York Times bestselling series.
$6.99 US
Dec 07, 2021
5-5/16 x 7-5/8
Paperback
112 Pages
Penguin Workshop
Age 8-12 years

What Is the Story of Alice in Wonderland?
978-1-5247-9176-6
Who HQ brings you the stories behind the most beloved characters of our time.Find out how Alice in Wonderland became a children's classic.
$6.99 US
Apr 06, 2021
5-5/16 x 7-5/8
Paperback
112 Pages
Penguin Workshop
Age 8-12 years

What Do We Know About Crop Circles?
978-0-593-38675-0
The What Do We Know About? series explores the mysterious, the unknown, and the unexplained. Are the geometric field patterns fact, myth, or legend?
$6.99 US
Aug 16, 2022
5-5/16 x 7-5/8
Paperback
112 Pages
Penguin Workshop
Age 8-12 years

Who Was the Greatest?: Muhammad Ali
A Who HQ Graphic Novel
978-0-593-22463-2
"The Who HQ Graphic Novels series does an excellent job of quickly engaging readers by capturing the drama and immediacy of pivotal historic events." — Booklist Discover the story behind Muhammad Ali and the boxing match that captivated the world, the Thrilla In Manila, in this powerful graphic novel -- written by Murder Ballads' Gabe Soria and illustrated by award-winning artists Chris Brunner and Rico Renzi.
$12.99 US
May 31, 2022
5-5/16 x 7-5/8
Hardcover
64 Pages
Penguin Workshop
Age 8-12 years

What Was the Turning Point of the Civil War?: Alfred Waud Goes to Gettysburg
A Who HQ Graphic Novel
978-0-593-22517-2
"A nuanced piece of history told simply and well." — Kirkus ReviewsDiscover 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.
$12.99 US
May 31, 2022
5-5/16 x 7-5/8
Hardcover
64 Pages
Penguin Workshop
Age 8-12 years

Who Was the Girl Warrior of France?: Joan of Arc
A Who HQ Graphic Novel
978-0-593-22441-0
Discover the story behind Joan of Arc and her journey to triumph in the Hundred Years' War in this captivating graphic novel  -- written by Sincerely, Harriet author Sarah Winifred Searle and illustrated by award-winning cartoonist Maria Capelle Frantz.
$12.99 US
Jan 11, 2022
5-5/16 x 7-5/8
Hardcover
64 Pages
Penguin Workshop
Age 8-12 years

What Is the Coronavirus Disease COVID-19?
978-0-593-38361-2
The #1 New York Times Best-Selling series tells the story of how COVID-19, a coronavirus, was first identified and how it spread throughout the world in the new Who HQ Now format for trending topics. 
$4.99 US
Jun 22, 2021
5-5/16 x 7-5/8
Paperback
56 Pages
Penguin Workshop
Age 8-12 years

Who Is Greta Thunberg?
978-0-593-22567-7
The inspiring story of a young Swedish schoolgirl who sparked a worldwide revolution, told in a new Who HQ Now format for trending topics.
$4.99 US
Sep 01, 2020
5-5/16 x 7-5/8
Paperback
56 Pages
Penguin Workshop
Age 8-12 years

Who Is Kamala Harris?
978-0-593-38448-0
The inspiring story of Vice President Kamala Harris told in the new Who HQ Now format for trending topics.
$4.99 US
Jan 19, 2021
5-5/16 x 7-5/8
Paperback
56 Pages
Penguin Workshop
Age 8-12 years

Who Was Kobe Bryant?
978-0-593-22570-7
Told in a new Who HQ Now format for trending topics, this Who Was? biography details NBA superstar Kobe Bryant's legendary career and the impact of his legacy on the sports world and beyond.
$4.99 US
Sep 01, 2020
5-5/16 x 7-5/8
Paperback
56 Pages
Penguin Workshop
Age 8-12 years

Who Was Bruce Lee?: A Who Was? Board Book
978-0-593-38428-2
The latest addition to the Who HQ program: board book biographies of relevant and important figures, created specifically for the preschool audience!
$7.99 US
May 03, 2022
7 x 7
Board Book
24 Pages
Rise x Penguin Workshop
Age 2-4 years

Who Was Celia Cruz?: A Who Was? Board Book
978-0-593-22362-8
The latest addition to the Who HQ board book series: a biography of Celia Cruz, created specifically for the preschool audience!  
$7.99 US
Jan 11, 2022
7 x 7
Board Book
24 Pages
Rise x Penguin Workshop
Age 2-4 years

Who Is Jane Goodall?: A Who Was? Board Book
978-0-593-22342-0
The latest addition to the Who HQ program: board book biographies of relevant and important figures, created specifically for the preschool audience!
$7.99 US
Mar 30, 2021
7 x 7
Board Book
26 Pages
Rise x Penguin Workshop
Age 2-4 years

The Who Was? Trivia Book
978-0-593-22223-2
History's most famous figures are showcased in this funny and factual trivia book, based on the #1 New York Times best-selling Who Was? series!
$6.99 US
Jan 18, 2022
5-5/16 x 7-5/8
Paperback
112 Pages
Penguin Workshop
Age 8-12 years

Who Was? Mad Libs
World's Greatest Word Game
978-0-8431-8367-2
Who Was? Mad Libs is the perfect interactive book for fans of the Who Was? series. It features 21 original stories about some of the most popular subjects featured in the Who Was? books, from Abraham Lincoln and Madame Curie to Jeff Kinney and Bruce Lee.
$4.99 US
Sep 20, 2016
5-1/4 x 8-3/8
Paperback
48 Pages
Mad Libs
Age 8-12 years

Knock! Knock! Who Was There?
978-0-515-15932-5
Over 300 side-splitting jokes based on the New York Times best-selling series.
$6.99 US
Jan 16, 2018
5-5/16 x 7-5/8
Paperback
128 Pages
Penguin Workshop
Age 8-12 years

Knock! Knock! Where Is There?
978-1-5247-9208-4
Another round of sidesplitting jokes based on the New York Times best-selling Where Is? series!
$6.99 US
Jun 25, 2019
5-5/16 x 7-5/8
Paperback
128 Pages
Penguin Workshop
Age 8-12 years

The Who Was? Activity Book
978-1-5247-8997-8
The Who Was? Activity Book, sized down to match the other Who HQ titles, now has even more pages of puzzles, mazes, quizzes, and brain-busting challenges, all based on the New York Times best-selling Who Was? series.
$7.99 US
Sep 04, 2018
5-5/16 x 7-5/8
Paperback
112 Pages
Penguin Workshop
Age 8-12 years