Extraordinary People: A Semi-Comprehensive Guide to Some of the World's Most Fascinating Individuals

Extraordinary People: A Semi-Comprehensive Guide to Some of the World's Most Fascinating Individuals

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Overview

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!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781452127095
Publisher: Chronicle Books LLC
Publication date: 05/12/2015
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.60(d)
Lexile: 1130L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Michael Hearst is a composer, multi-instrumentalist, and writer. He is the author of Unusual Creatures: A Mostly Accurate Account of Some of Earth's Strangest Animals and is the founding member of the band One Ring Zero. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Aaron Scamihorn is an illustrator, designer, and screen printer based out of Indianapolis, Indiana. He operates his business under the name Ronlewhorn Industries.

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