50 American Heroes Every Kid Should Meet

ISBN-10: 0761395482
ISBN-13: 9780761395485
Edition: 2006 (Revised)
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group
Publication date: 1/8/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 128
Size: 7.50" wide x 12.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.330
Language: English

Revised in 2005 to contain the most current biographical information, this inspiring title celebrates the accomplishments of a widely diverse group of heroes. The rich resource includes expected figures such as Martin Luther King Jr. and Thomas Jefferson, to unexpected heroes such as Yo-Yo Ma and Martha Graham. A "Hero Hunt" follows the profiles, encouraging readers to seek out information on other fascinating American heroes using authoritative websites, encyclopedias, and other reference sources.

Forewordp. 9
A Tributep. 10
Introductionp. 11
Jane Addamsp. 14
Susan B. Anthonyp. 16
Clara Bartonp. 18
Mary McLeod Bethunep. 20
Elizabeth Blackwellp. 22
Rachel Carsonp. 24
Jimmy Carterp. 26
George Washington Carverp. 28
Mary Cassattp. 30
Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huertap. 32
Roberto Clementep. 34
Bill Cosbyp. 36
Walt Disneyp. 38
Frederick Douglassp. 40
Thomas Alva Edisonp. 42
Albert Einsteinp. 44
Benjamin Franklinp. 46
John Glennp. 48
Martha Grahamp. 50
Matthew Hensonp. 52
Milton Hersheyp. 54
Langston Hughesp. 56
Thomas Jeffersonp. 58
Helen Keller and Anne Sullivanp. 60
Jackie Joyner-Kerseep. 62
The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.p. 64
Robert E. Leep. 66
Meriwether Lewis, William Clark, and Sacagaweap. 68
Abraham Lincolnp. 70
Yo-Yo Map. 72
George C. Marshallp. 74
John Muirp. 76
Sandra Day O'Connorp. 78
Rosa Parksp. 80
I.M.Peip. 82
Christopher Reevep. 84
Cal Ripken Jr.p. 86
Jackie Robinson and Branch Rickeyp. 88
Roy Rogers and Dale Evansp. 90
Eleanor Rooseveltp. 92
Franklin D. Rooseveltp. 94
Theodore Rooseveltp. 96
Jonas Salkp. 98
Tecumsehp. 100
Harry S. Trumanp. 102
Harriet Tubmanp. 104
George Washingtonp. 106
Ida B. Wellsp. 108
Elie Wieselp. 110
Wilbur and Orville Wrightp. 112
Hero Huntp. 114
Quotation Sourcesp. 117
Indexp. 120
Answers to Hero Huntp. 126
Photo Creditsp. 127
About the Authorsp. 128
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