Inspiring People Who Overcame AdversityBook - 2018
Each entry in Real Lives series of books explores how these courageous and determined individuals managed to change the world for the better. In Incredible Successes, children will find the stories of people who experienced amazing success despite overwhelming obstacles. Includes J.K. Rowling, Oprah Winfrey, Walt Disney, Serena and Venus Williams, Ludwig van Beethoven, Nelson Mandela, Thomas Alva Edison, Vincent van Gogh, and others. These remarkable people came from all four corners of the globe, from all walks of life, and across many different disciplines. There are men and women, musicians and scientists, activists and leaders, athletes and actors, 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.
Publisher: Hauppauge, NY : Barron's, c2018
Branch Call Number: 920 C871is
Characteristics: 64 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Alternative Title: Inspiring people who overcame adversity