b'82 GREAT LIVES FROM HISTORY HistoryGreat Lives from History: American HeroesSecond Edition. Not all heroes are the spotless paragons envisioned in fiction or in history books. In todays world, the information age and dwindling privacy position many of our modern heroes against their very human flawsperhaps making their accomplishments all the more remarkable. Great Lives from History: American Heroes profiles more than 220 individuals who place others above self and who invoke courage to take risks to better the world, from the American Revolution through today. Profiled individuals span 39 areas of achievement, including aviation and space exploration, civil rights, engineering, environmentalism, government and politics, invention and technology, literature, medicine, public health, social reform, sports, and womens rights, and come from all walks of life and a variety of ethnic backgrounds. Each essay in this three-volume set is 5-6 pages and includes ready-reference data, areas of achievement, photos, Early Life, Lifes Work, and Significance sections. All essays endFREEwith a list of sources for Further Reading.Online AccessFREE April 2019 | Three Volumes; 960 Pages | Print ISBN: 978-1-64265-058-7 |Library Price: $295 BEST SELLER! BEST SELLER! Great Lives from History: American WomenRecommended. High school through beginning undergraduate students. CHOICEGreat Lives from History: American Women features over 500 essays on women notable for their work in politics, civil rights, literature, education, journalism, science, business, and sports. The body of each essay is divided into several sections: Early Life provides facts about the individuals upbringing and the environment in which she was reared. Lifes Work is a straightforward, chronological account of how the individual gained recognition in her chosen field, emphasizing the most significant achievements in the figures life and career. Significance provides an overview of the importance of the individuals accomplishments, and discusses why it is important to study this HISTORYindividual. All essays conclude with notes for further research and cross-references to other essays in the set, and many include sidebars with key information on notable achievements, career highlights, and important causes.FREEMay 2016 | Three Volumes; 1,514 Pages | Print ISBN: 978-1-61925-944-7 | Library Price: $395Online AccessFREEGreat Lives from History:LatinosThis biographical collection features reliable reference guideposts. all useful for those beginning GREAT LIVES FROM HISTORYin research. This informative resource can help combat prejudice and current political vitriol. Recommended. BooklistSecond Edition. This three-volume set features dozens of new profiles of the individuals who have defined Latino history in the United States, as well as substantial updates to existing entries. A three-volume set, this collection profiles hundreds of notable figures from the 19th century through today. Many individuals are household names, famous in such high-profile professions as entertainment, music, politics, and sports, while others have received less attention but made important contributions to civil rights and science or helped pave the way for others in their community in areas such as education, law, and business. Each essay in these volumes provide a summary of the life and work of its subject and discusses that persons impact on both the Latino community and the country at large. FREEJanuary 2021 | Three Volumes; 1,228 Pages | Print ISBN: 978-1-64265-679-4 | Library Price: $395Online AccessFREE Great Athletes of the Twenty-First CenturyThis useful resource is recommended to public and school libraries. Recommended. CHOICEVIEW THIS BOOK of the Twenty-First Century Great Athletes Great Athletes This, three-volume set offers comprehensive coverage of todays top athletes, in all sports around the world. ONLINE of the Twenty-First Century Over 500 informative biographies are organized alphabetically and provide information in five sections: Early Life; https://online.salempress.comVolume 1: Kjetil Andr AamodtAllen Iverson Road to Excellence; Emerging Champion; Continuing the Story; and Summary. Most of the 3-4 page essays include a photograph of the athlete profiled and a table of career stats, awards, honors, and other milestones. This edition is designed to act as an update and a supplement to the Great Athletes 13-volume set published in 2009 (see page 83), focusing on contemporary athletes at the top of their game along with rising stars who are just coming on the scene. Although the focus is on sports that are popular in North America, there is VOLUME considerable coverage of sports and athletes from around the world. Biographies include such greats as Michael 3-VOLUME SET 978-1-64265-004-4 1 Phelps, Tiger Woods, Kobe Bryant, Tom Brady, LeBron James, Peyton Manning, Albert Pujols, Serena Williams, 978-1-68217-674-0 ute 22, PO Box 56 VOLUME 1 S Usain Bolt, Mariano Rivera, Derek Jeter, Tim Duncan, and so many more. 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