Heroes for My Son

Heroes for My Son

Book - 2010
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Brad was inspired by the birth of his first son to curate this collection. The fifty-two featured figures represent the spectacular potential we all have within us to change the world. The format allows for reading straight through or at your own pace, and includes photos, quotes, brief biographies, and vignettes that highlight the single moment that made each person great. The heroes included in the book are men, women, historical, contemporary, athletes, actors, inventors, politicians, and so many more.
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins Publishers, 2010
Edition: Revised ed
ISBN: 9780062439314
Characteristics: xiv, 109 p. : ill. ; 19 cm

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Ubalstecha
Dec 02, 2012

This extraordinary book is a collection of short biographies of great people who changed the world. Each biography is short, two pages at most. Many are poignant to the point of bringing tears to your eyes. This speaks well for Meltzer skill as a writer.

And excellent jumping off point for a conversation about heroes with children of all ages.

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fiferboy
Sep 09, 2010

Very inspirational

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