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Heroic stories

Author: Anthony Masters; Chris Molan
Publisher: London : Kingfisher, 2005.
Series: Red hot reads.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this anthology, selections from diaries, memoirs, and biographies capture the dramatic adventures and exhilarating accomplishments of the famous as well as those of uncommon courage. Subjects include Anne Frank, Nelson Mandela, Neil Armstrong, Mother Theresa, Christy Brown, survivors from the Titanic, and Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Masters; Chris Molan
ISBN: 0753412519 9780753412510
OCLC Number: 60838040
Description: 252 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: Test Flight Drama - Charles Lindbergh (from Autobiography of Values); Sister to the Poor - Patricia Reilly Giff (from Mother Teresa); Rescue on the Eiger - Chris Bonington (from I Chose to Climb); "The Brilliant Iola" - Dorothy Sterling (from Black Foremothers); Struck by an Iceberg - Archibald Gracie (from Titanic - A Survivor's Story); The Small Woman - Alan Burgess; The Letter "A" - Christy Brown (from My Left Foot); The Struggle is My Life - S. R. "Mac" Maharaj; Children of the Siege - Pauline Cutting; A Testament of Hope - Dr Martin Luther King Jr; Woman in the Mists - Farley Mowat; Escape from Colditz - Major P. R. Reid (from Colditz - The Full Story); "Addled Youth" - Ronald W. Clark (from Edison: The Man Who Made the Future); Come Hell or High Water - Clare Francis; Antarctic Christmas - Captain Robert F. Scott (from The Voyage of the Discovery); The Mysterious Rays - Angela Bull (from Marie Curie); The Thames Tunnel - John Pudney (from Brunel and His World); Adventure in the Crimea - Mary Seacole (from Wonderful Adventures of Mrs Seacole); First on the Moon - Gene Farmer & Dora Jane Hambling; A Family in Hiding - Anne Frank (from The Diary of Anne Frank); Forgotten - Peggy Say & Peter Knobler; Rescue Mission - Anthony Masters; A Medical Revolution - Madeleine P. Grant (from Louis Pasteur).
Series Title: Red hot reads.
Responsibility: chosen by Anthony Masters ; illustrated by Chris Molan.

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In this anthology, selections from diaries, memoirs, and biographies capture the dramatic adventures and exhilarating accomplishments of the famous as well as those of uncommon courage. Subjects include Anne Frank, Nelson Mandela, Neil Armstrong, Mother Theresa, Christy Brown, survivors from the Titanic, and Martin Luther King, Jr.

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