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Extraordinay People

Date: 2015
Author: Michael Hearst
Illustrator: Aaron Scamihorn
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 9781452127095
Purchase: Amazon (Hardcover) | Amazon Kindle | eBay



Fred Rogers is included in this collection described as follows:

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!


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