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The Resource Extraordinary people : a semi-comprehensive guide to some of the world's most fascinating individuals, written by Michael Hearst ; illustrated by Aaron Scamihorn

Extraordinary people : a semi-comprehensive guide to some of the world's most fascinating individuals, written by Michael Hearst ; illustrated by Aaron Scamihorn

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Extraordinary people : a semi-comprehensive guide to some of the world's most fascinating individuals
Title
Extraordinary people
Title remainder
a semi-comprehensive guide to some of the world's most fascinating individuals
Statement of responsibility
written by Michael Hearst ; illustrated by Aaron Scamihorn
Title variation
Semi-comprehensive guide to some of the world's most fascinating individuals
Title variation remainder
a semi-comprehensive guide to some of the worlds most fascinating individuals
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Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Inside this book, you'll find stories of 50 extraordinary people such as:Evel Knievel, who jumped his motorcycle over 14 Greyhound buses The Iceman, the most well-preserved human, found in the ice after 5,300 years Sam Patch, who jumped Niagara Falls for $75 Helen Thayer, who walked to the North Pole alone Roy Sullivan, who was struck by lightning 7 times These intriguing facts and hundreds more await curious readers, amateur historians and anyone who aspires to the altogether extraordinary!
Summary
"Brief and humorous biographies of fascinating people"--
Writing style
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
collective biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10415681
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1972-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hearst, Michael
Dewey number
920
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Age 8 to 12
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1130
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 8
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Scamihorn, Aaron
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Biography
  • Biography
  • Celebrities
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a semi-comprehensive guide to some of the world's most fascinating individuals
Label
Extraordinary people : a semi-comprehensive guide to some of the world's most fascinating individuals, written by Michael Hearst ; illustrated by Aaron Scamihorn
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Publication
Copyright
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volume
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  • text
  • still image
Contents
Alicia Alonso -- P. T. Barnum -- Ibn Battuta -- Heraclio Bernal -- Manute Bol & Spud Webb -- Alexander Calder -- George Washington Carver -- Charlie Chaplin -- Julia Child -- Jeanne De Clisson -- Bessie Coleman -- Jacques Cousteau -- Marie Curie -- Wag Dodge -- Bobby Fischer -- Terry Fox -- Benjamin Franklin -- Buckminster Fuller -- Vincenzo Galilei -- Jane Goodall -- Temple Grandin -- Hetty Green -- Hildegard of Bingen -- Harry Houdini -- William Kamkwamba -- Helen Keller & Anne Sullivan -- Billie Jean King -- Evel Knievel -- Sergei Korolev -- Minakata Kumagusu -- Bruce Lee -- Edward Leedskalnin -- Stagecoach Mary -- Sir, Alfred Mehran -- Kevin Mitnick -- Rodney Mullen -- Ötzi the Iceman -- Sam Patch -- George Plimpton -- Alain Robert -- Fred Rogers -- Deion Sanders -- Roy SUllivan -- Nikola Tesla -- Helen Thayer -- Léon Theremin -- Mark Twain -- Ruth Wakefield -- Larry Walters -- Malala Yousafzai
Control code
000053668746
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
110 pages
Isbn
9781452127095
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014020931
Other physical details
colour illustrations, colour portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)890462532
Label
Extraordinary people : a semi-comprehensive guide to some of the world's most fascinating individuals, written by Michael Hearst ; illustrated by Aaron Scamihorn
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Contents
Alicia Alonso -- P. T. Barnum -- Ibn Battuta -- Heraclio Bernal -- Manute Bol & Spud Webb -- Alexander Calder -- George Washington Carver -- Charlie Chaplin -- Julia Child -- Jeanne De Clisson -- Bessie Coleman -- Jacques Cousteau -- Marie Curie -- Wag Dodge -- Bobby Fischer -- Terry Fox -- Benjamin Franklin -- Buckminster Fuller -- Vincenzo Galilei -- Jane Goodall -- Temple Grandin -- Hetty Green -- Hildegard of Bingen -- Harry Houdini -- William Kamkwamba -- Helen Keller & Anne Sullivan -- Billie Jean King -- Evel Knievel -- Sergei Korolev -- Minakata Kumagusu -- Bruce Lee -- Edward Leedskalnin -- Stagecoach Mary -- Sir, Alfred Mehran -- Kevin Mitnick -- Rodney Mullen -- Ötzi the Iceman -- Sam Patch -- George Plimpton -- Alain Robert -- Fred Rogers -- Deion Sanders -- Roy SUllivan -- Nikola Tesla -- Helen Thayer -- Léon Theremin -- Mark Twain -- Ruth Wakefield -- Larry Walters -- Malala Yousafzai
Control code
000053668746
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
110 pages
Isbn
9781452127095
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014020931
Other physical details
colour illustrations, colour portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)890462532

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