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They call me a hero : a memoir of my youth

Author: Daniel Hernandez; Susan Goldman Rubin
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Hernandez helped save the life of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, and his life experience is a source of true inspiration in this heartfelt memoir. His quick thinking saved her life until the paramedics arrived and took her to the hospital. His memoir explores his life, his character, and the traits that a young person needs to rise above adversity and become a hero.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Daniel Hernandez; Gabrielle D Giffords; Gabrielle D Giffords
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Hernandez; Susan Goldman Rubin
ISBN: 9781442462281 1442462280 9781442462380 1442462388
OCLC Number: 795175615
Description: xiii, 224 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: pt. 1: The shooting. Saturday morning ; Stop the bleeding ; Crime scene evidence ; Media frenzy ; At the State Capitol ; Tucson memorial ; After the tragedy ; At the White House --
pt. 2: Growing up. Life in Tucson ; Mastering English ; Bullying ; Sunnyside High School ; Graves' disease --
pt. 3: Obsessed with politics. Campaigning for Clinton ; Gabby's intern ; University of Arizona ; Lobbying ; House Bill 2668 ; Campaign manager ; LGBT ; Knocking on doors ; Student body president --
pt. 4: Aftermath. Hispanic and gay ; My mother's list ; Team Red ; Talking to kids ; School board ; Vote Daniel Hernandez ; On the job ; One-year anniversary.
Responsibility: Daniel Hernandez and Susan Goldman Rubin.

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Hernandez helped save the life of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, and his life experience is a source of true inspiration in this heartfelt memoir. His quick thinking saved her life until the paramedics arrived and took her to the hospital. His memoir explores his life, his character, and the traits that a young person needs to rise above adversity and become a hero.

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