New Book - Stories For Kids Who Dare To Be Different Features Celebrity Magician Dorothy Dietrich
By Ben Brooks, True Tales of Amazing People Who Stood Up and Stood Out
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This follow-up to Ben Brooks's New York Times bestselling Stories for Boys Who Dare to Be Different, offers more extraordinary true stories of amazing people who broke the mold and changed the world for the better. Others included in this diverse book of biographies are Hans Christian Andersen, Jack Johnson, Sally Ride, Andy Warhol, Andrea Bocelli, Joan of Arc, Andrew Carnegie, Peter Jackson, Simon Bolivar, the Wright Brothers, and many more -- heroes from all walks of life and from all over the world.
With the help of Quinton Winter's striking full-color illustrations, the same author-illustrator team who collaborated on Stories for Boys…, offer a compilation of 76 famous and not-so-famous influencers of all genders from the past to the present day, every single one of them a rule-breaker and stereotype-smasher in his or her own way. The profiles offer a welcome narrative: one that celebrates resilience, individuality, expression, introverts, sensitivity and innovators.
Last fall, Stories for Boys Who Dare to Be Different came out to much acclaim and earned a spot on the New York Times bestseller list. But the author also received feedback from families who were looking for biography books for all kids, regardless of gender. This was the genesis for Stories for Kids Who Dare to Be Different. The resulting message? Be yourself, and your dreams might come true.
Publication Date: May, 2019. Running Press Kids
Ages 8-12; Grade Level: 3 - 7: paper over board;
Hardcover, 160 pages
Book info: Running Press Kids, Valerie Howlett
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