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Author Coutts, Lyn, author

Title Incredible successes : inspiring people who overcame adversity / Lyn Coutts
Edition First edition for the United States and Canada
Published Hauppauge, NY : Barron's, 2018


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Description 64 pages : colour illustrations ; 26 cm
Series Real lives
Real lives (Barron's Educational Series, Inc.)
Contents Richard Branson -- Steve Jobs -- Nelson Mandela -- Oprah Winfrey -- Ludwig van Beethoven -- Thomas Edison -- Vincent van Gogh -- Frederick Douglass -- Ella Fitzgerald -- Harry S. Truman -- Milton Hershey -- Helen Keller -- Mahatma Gandhi -- Stephen Hawking -- Pelé -- Jesse Owens -- Albert Einstein -- Michael J. Fox -- Bethany Hamilton -- J.K. Rowling -- Howard Schultz -- Walt Disney -- Haile Gebrselassie -- Harry Houdini -- Serena & Venus Williams -- Charlie Chaplin -- James Dyson -- Leonardo Del Vecchio -- More incredible successes
Summary PEOPLE & PLACES (CHILDREN'S / TEENAGE). 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. Age 9+
Notes Includes index
Ages 10-16
Subject Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Success -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Genre/Form Biographies.
LC no. 2017958536
ISBN 1438050399