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Heroes for my son

Author: Brad Meltzer
Publisher: New York : HarperStudio, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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When Brad Meltzer welcomed his first child into the world, he started keeping a list of heroes whose virtues and talents he wanted his son to share when he grew up. Heroes for my son is a collection of 52 extraordinary men and women, some celebrated across the globe and some lesser-known, but each in their own right a hero. The book will include short vignettes, quotations, and black and white photos of each hero.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Juvenile works
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brad Meltzer
ISBN: 9780061905285 0061905283
OCLC Number: 456180617
Awards: Commended for Florida Book Award (Children's Literature) 2010
Description: xv, 111 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
Contents: The Wright Brothers --
Team Hoyt --
Joe Shuster and Jerry Siegel --
Mr. Rogers --
Miep Gies --
Roberto Clemente --
Amelia Earhart --
Nelson Mandela --
Norman Borlaug --
Martin Luther King, Jr. --
Anne Sullivan --
John Lennon --
Harriet Tubman --
Harry Houdini --
Jackie Robinson --
Albert Einstein --
Jesse Owens --
Jim Henson --
Jonas Salk --
Dr. Seuss --
Bella Abzug --
Dan West --
Mother Theresa --
Steven Spielberg --
George H.W. Bush --
Lucille Ball --
George Washington --
Charlie Chaplin --
Oprah Winfrey --
Frank Shankwitz --
Mark Twain --
Eleanor Roosevelt --
Neil Armstrong --
Paul Newman --
Pele --
Barbara Johns --
Aung San Suu Kyi --
Eli Segal --
Abraham Lincoln --
Andy Miyares --
Clara Hale --
Muhammad Ali --
Barack Obama --
Harper Lee --
Thomas Jefferson --
Mahatma Gandhi --
Frederick Douglass --
Chesley B. Sullenberger --
Rosa Parks --
Lou Gehrig --
Teri Meltzer --
Ben Rubin --
Who is your hero?
Responsibility: Brad Meltzer.

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When Brad Meltzer welcomed his first child into the world, he started keeping a list of heroes whose virtues and talents he wanted his son to share when he grew up. Heroes for my son is a collection of 52 extraordinary men and women, some celebrated across the globe and some lesser-known, but each in their own right a hero. The book will include short vignettes, quotations, and black and white photos of each hero.

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