By Mary Ellen Snodgrass
Many recognized humans have conquer tricky conditions and long gone directly to turn into winning of their fields. This booklet profiles the lives of seventy five brave and protracted those who have triumphed over adversity. those participants have conquered various difficulties, together with actual, mental, social, and monetary handicaps. contributors profiled come from a variety of professions and replicate battles opposed to spiritual prejudice, health conditions, consuming problems, poverty, and different social ills. one of the humans profiled are Mitch Albom, Hillary Clinton, Magic Johnson, Stephen King, Greg Louganis, and Henry Winkler. the quantity contains an historic timeline, a listing of correct movies documenting the achievements of those superstars, and a normal bibliography.
Some of the main profitable humans in our society have conquer nice odds with the intention to in achieving their goals. via braveness and patience, they've got triumphed over a variety of adversities and function types for college students confronted with comparable conditions. This ebook profiles the struggles and accomplishments of seventy five such members from all walks of life.
Each access highlights the actual, mental, social, or fiscal struggles of the individual and discusses how the individual gained their conflict opposed to adversity. one of the participants profiled are: Mitch Albom, Roseanne Barr, Sandra Cisneros, Hillary Clinton, Pat Conroy, Michael J. Fox, Magic Johnson, Stephen King, Greg Louganis, Jessica Lynch, Colin Powell, Salman Rushdie, Martin Sheen, Henry Winkler, and lots of extra. the quantity closes with an ancient timeline, a listing of movies regarding the achievements of those superstars, and a common bibliography. as well as inspiring scholars to be successful opposed to all odds, the e-book promotes appreciate for variety and explores a bunch of social concerns concerning non secular prejudice, consuming issues, health conditions, poverty, and different concerns.
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Beating the Odds: A Teen Guide to 75 Superstars Who Overcame Adversity by Mary Ellen Snodgrass