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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 BFYR, 2014. ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : First Simon & Schuster BFYR paperback editionView 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: Biography
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Daniel Hernandez; Gabrielle D Giffords; Gabrielle D Giffords; Gabrielle D Giffords; Daniel Hernandez; Gabrielle D Giffords; Gabrielle D Giffords; Gabrielle D Giffords; Daniel Hernandez; Gabrielle D Giffords; Daniel Hernandez
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Hernandez; Susan Goldman Rubin
ISBN: 1442462353 9781442462359 9781442462281 1442462280
OCLC Number: 850181637
Description: xiii, 224 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Part One: 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 --
Part Two: Growing up. Life in Tucson ; Mastering English ; Bullying ; Sunnyside High School ; Graves' disease --
Part Three: 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 --
Part Four: Aftermath. Hispanic and gay ; My mother's list ; Team Red ; Talking to kids ; School board ; Vote Daniel Hernandez ; On the job ; One-year anniversary --
Epilogue --
Where are they now --
Special recognition and awards for Daniel Hernandez --
How we wrote this book.
Responsibility: Daniel Hernandez with Susan Goldman Rubin ; foreword by Debbie Wasserman Schultz, member of congress.

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