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Title Boys who rocked the world : heroes from King Tut to Bruce Lee / [edited by] Michelle Roehm McCann & the editors of Beyond Words Publishing ; interior illustrations, David Hahn.
Pub Info New York : Aladdin ; Hillsboro, Or. : Beyond Words, 2012.
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book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Falmouth-Children's Room  J BIOGRAPHY 920.7 Roe     AVAILABLE
Edition Aladdin/Beyond Words ed.
Descript 250 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Note Accelerated Reader MG 7.7 12 12 170976
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-247) and filmography (p. 247)
Contents King Tutankhamun : Pharaoh -- Galileo Galilei : inventor and physicist -- Blaise Pascal : mathematician, scientist, and philosopher -- Kangxi : Emperor -- Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart : composer -- John Quincy Adams : President, politician, and abolitionist -- Louis Braille : teacher and inventor -- Los Niños Héroes : soldiers -- Crazy Horse : warrior and leader -- Okita Soji : swordsman -- Thomas Alva Edison : inventor -- Chester Greenwood : inventor -- George Washington Carver : botanist -- Matthew Alexander Henson : explorer -- Pablo Picasso : artist -- Albert Einstein : physicist -- José Raúl Capablanca : chess player -- Salvatore Ferragamo : shoe designer -- Jesse Owens : athlete -- Nelson Mandela : activist -- Stan Lee : writer and illustrator -- Vidal Sassoon : hair stylist -- Mau Piailug : explorer -- The Dalai Lama : spiritual and political leader -- Elvis Presley : King of rock 'n' roll -- Bruce Lee : martial artist and actor -- Pelé : athlete -- Bob Dylan : singer -- Chico Mendes : activist -- Stephen King : writer -- Stevie Wonder : singer -- Matt Groening : cartoonist -- Yo-Yo Ma : cellist -- Bill Gates : software developer -- Steve Jobs : computer programmer and inventor -- Cameron Crowe : journalist and movie director -- Sherman Alexie : writer -- Will Smith : actor -- Tony Hawk : athlete -- Hrithik Roshan : actor -- The Black Eyed Peas : musicians -- Mark Zuckerberg : software developer -- Shaun White : athlete -- William Kamkwamba : inventor and engineer -- Om Prakash Gurjar : activist -- The Billy Elliot Boys : dancers.
Summary Short profiles of famous men throughout history, from King Tut to Crazy Horse to Stan Lee to Shaun White.
Audience 008-012.
Subject Boys -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Heroes -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Men -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Boys -- Biography.
Heroes -- Biography.
Men -- Biography.
Add Author McCann, Michelle Roehm, 1968-
Beyond Words Publishing.
ISBN 9781582703312 (pbk.)
1582703310 (pbk.)
9781582703626 (hbk.)
1582703620 (hbk.)
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