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Real Lives, Unsung Heroes

Real Lives, Unsung Heroes

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Fearless Men and Women who Changed the World
Toby Reynolds and Paul Calver 

Through the Real Lives books, children will meet some remarkable individuals who refused to accept the status quo. Each entry in these riveting books explores how these individuals had an extraordinary impact on the world, coming from all four corners of the globe, all walks of life, and across many different disciplines. In Unsung Heroes, children will find the stories of people who made incredible contributions to mankind. Includes Alan Turing, Asa Philip Randolph, Clara Barton, Nikola Tesla, Sojourner Truth, Patrick Steptoe, Robert Edwards, Wangari Maathai, Henrietta Lacks, Harvey Milk, and others. There are men and women of science and medicine, war and peace, politicians and peacemakers, social activists and resistance fighters, and more. Bold color schemes and a stylized photograph or illustration of the subject make these books hard to resist. Children will be drawn to these visually appealing books and find the stories inside of them fascinating and thought-provoking. (Ages 10 and up) 

Table of Contents: 

      What is an unsung hero?
      Henrietta Lacks
      Stanislav Petrov
      Irena Sendler
      Alan Turing
      Patrick Steptoe & Robert Edwards
      Barbara McClintock
      Asa Philip Randolph
      Mary Anning
      George Washington Carver
      Lincoln Beachey
      Omkar Nath Sharma
      Harvey Milk
      Michael Faraday
      Mary Seacole
      Nikola Tesla
      Rosalind Franklin
      Svetlana Savitskaya
      Percy Julian
      Joe Mitty
      Emily Davison
      Vera Deakin White
      Emmy Noether
      Arunachalam Muruganantham
      Wangari Maathai
      Sojourner Truth
      Beatrice Tinsley
      Martti Ahtisaari
      Abbé Pierre
    More unsung heroes


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