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Extraordinary people [electronic resource] : A Semi-Comprehensive Guide to Some of the World's Most Fascinating Individuals. Michael Hearst.

Hearst, Michael. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781452133393 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2015.

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Summary, etc.: Inside this book, you'll find stories of 50 extraordinary people such as:Evel Knievel, who jumped his motorcycle over 14 Greyhound busesThe Iceman, the most well-preserved human, found in the ice after 5,300 yearsSam Patch, who jumped Niagara Falls for $75Helen Thayer, who walked to the North Pole aloneRoy Sullivan, who was struck by lightning 7 timesThese intriguing facts and hundreds more await curious readers, amateur historians, and anyone who aspires to the altogether extraordinary!
Target Audience Note: Text Difficulty 8 - Text Difficulty 9
1130 Lexile.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. San Francisco : Chronicle Books LLC, 2015. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 64088 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 9600 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Young Adult Nonfiction.
Biography & Autobiography.
History.
Performing Arts.
Genre: Electronic books.

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