Stevens Memorial Library (North Andover)

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 - (pbk.)

Summary
Short profiles of famous men throughout history, from King Tut to Crazy Horse to Stan Lee to Shaun White
Table Of 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
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Edition
Aladdin/Beyond Words edition
Physical Description
250 pages, illustrations, 22 cm.
Isbn
9781582703312

Library Locations

  • Stevens Memorial Library (North Andover)

    345 Main Street, North Andover, MA, 01845, US
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