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Contemporary heroes and heroines

Author: Ray B BrowneGlenn J BrowneKevin O BrowneDeborah Gillan StraubTerrie M RooneyAll authors
Publisher: Detroit : Gale Research, ©1990-<©2000>
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Brief profiles of more than 100 contemporary men and women from all walks of life whose activities reflect heroic traits.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Biography Juvenile literature
Juvenile literature
Biographies Dictionnaires anglais
Dictionnaires anglais
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Contemporary heroes and heroines.
Detroit : Gale Research, ©1990-<c2000>
(OCoLC)645456086
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ray B Browne; Glenn J Browne; Kevin O Browne; Deborah Gillan Straub; Terrie M Rooney; Dana R Barnes
ISBN: 0810348608 9780810348608 0810383365 9780810383364 078762215X 9780787622152 0787632627 9780787632625
OCLC Number: 21330555
Notes: Bk. 2 edited by Deborah Gillan Straub.
Bk. 3: Terrie M. Rooney, editor ; Karen E. Lemerand, assistant editor.
Bk. 4: Dana R. Barnes, editor; Leigh Ann DeRemer, associate editor.
Description: volumes <1-4> : portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: V. 1. Hank Aaron --
Ralph Abernathy --
Joy Adamson --
Maya Angelou --
Corazon Aquino --
Oscar Arias Sanchez --
Neil Armstrong --
Daniel and Philip Berrigan --
Diettrich Bonhoeffer --
Margaret Bourke-White --
Bill Bradley --
Ralph Bunche --
Helen Caldicott --
Ernesto Cardenal --
Rachel Carson --
Challenger crew --
Wilt Chamberlain --
Cesar Chavez --
Shirley Chisholm --
Roberto Clemente --
Marva Collins --
Mairead Corrigan and Betty Williams --
Bill Cosby --
Norman Cousins --
Francis Crick --
Walter Cronkite --
Vine Deloria, Jr. --
Walt Disney --
Amelia Earhart --
Jaime Escalante --
Medgar Wiley Evers --
Betty Ford --
Dian Fossey --
Terry Fox --
Anne Frank --
Betty Friedan --
Indira Gandhi --
Mohandas K. Gandhi --
Bob Geldof --
John Glenn --
Jane Goodall --
Billy Graham --
Dick Gregory --
Florence Griffith Joyner --
Dag Hammarskjold --
Katharine Hepburn --
Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay --
Bob Hope --
Lee Iacocca --
Jesse Jackson --
Ann Jillian --
Steven Jobs --
Pope John Paul II --
Barbara Jordan --
Jackie Joyner-Kersee --
Helen Keller --
John F. Kennedy --
Martin Luther King, Jr. --
Henry Kissinger --
C. Everett Koop --
Candy Lightner --
Charles A. Lindbergh --
Greg Louganis --
Sean MacBride --
Nelson and Winnie Mandela --
Mickey Mantle --
Margaret Mead --
Golda Meir --
James Howard Meredith --
Mother Teresa --
Ralph Nader --
Patricia Neal --
Sandra Day O'Connor --
Georgia O'Keeffe --
Rosa Parks --
Linus Pauling --
Itzhak Perlman --
Sally Ride --
Jackie Robinson --
Oscar Romero --
Eleanor Roosevelt --
Bill Russell --
Anwar Sadat --
Carl Sagan --
Andrei Sakharov --
Jonas Salk --
Jan C. Scruggs --
Alan Shepard --
Karen Silkwood --
Mitch Snyder --
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn --
Steven Spielberg --
Benjamin Spock --
Gloria Steinem --
Margaret Thatcher --
Desmond Tuto --
Lech Walesa --
Alice Walker --
Elie Wiesel --
Roy Wilkins --
Frank Lloyd Wright --
Chuck Yeager --
Jeanna Yeager and Dick Rutan --
V. 2. Jim Abbott --
Ansel Adams --
Jane Addams --
Roald Amundsen --
Marian Anderson --
Louis Armstrong --
Arthur Ashe --
Joan Baez --
Robert D. Ballard --
Christiaan Barnard --
Clara Barton --
Leonard Bernstein --
Mary McLeod Bethune --
Stephen Biko --
Jim and Sarah Brady --
Christy Brown --
Pearl Buck --
Chris Burke --
Ben Carson --
Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter --
George Washington Carver --
Mary Cassatt --
Chai Ling --
Winston Churchill --
Jacques Cousteau --
Marie Curie --
Dalai Lama --
Clarence Darrow --
Tom Dooley --
W.E.B. Du Bois --
Albert Einstein --
Duke Ellington --
Anthony S. Fauci --
Jose Feliciano --
Alexander Fleming --
Lou Gehrig --
Elizabeth Glaser --
Mikhail Gorbachev --
Alex Haley --
Barbara Harris --
Vaclav Havel --
Stephen W. Hawking --
Jim Henson --
Natthew Henson --
Thor Heyerdahl --
Langston Hughes --
Daniel Inouye --
Pope John XXIII --
Mother Jones --
Michael Jordan --
Robert F. Kennedy --
Ron Kovic --
Maggie Kuhn --
Louis, Mary, and Richard Leakey --
Greg LeMond --
Maya Lin --
Anne Sullivan Macy --
Malcolm X --
Wilma Mankiller --
Thurgood Marshall --
Marlee Matlin --
Chico Mendes --
Karl Menninger --
Toni Morrison --
Grandma Moses --
J. Robert Oppenheimer --
Jesse Owens --
Gordon Parks --
Robert E. Peary --
Colin Powell --
Paul Robeson --
Franklin Delano Roosevelt --
Wilma Rudolph --
Margaret Sanger --
H. Norman Schwarzkopf --
Albert Schweitzer --
Pete Seeger --
Aung San Suu Kyi --
Corrie ten Boom --
Jim Thorpe --
Harry S. Truman --
Terry Waite --
Raoul Wallenberg --
Booker T. Washington --
Ryan White --
Simon Wiesenthal --
William Griffith Wilson --
Oprah Winfrey --
Stevie Wonder --
Babe Didrikson Zaharias --
V. 3. James G. Abourezk --
Gerry Adams --
Madeleine Albright --
Susan B. Anthony --
Ben & Jerry --
Irving Berlin --
Joseph Bernardin --
Gwendolyn Brooks --
Les Brown --
Susan Butcher --
Frances Xavier Cabrini --
Dale Carnegie --
Dennis Chavez --
Bessie Coleman --
Eileen Collins --
Francis S. Collins --
Kenneth H. Cooper --
Aaron Copland --
Jacques d'Amboise --
Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. --
Morris Dees --
F.W. de Kl.
Responsibility: Ray B. Browne, editor ; in association with Glenn J. Browne and Kevin O. Browne.

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