This set of five books introduces students to daring and pioneering historical figures like Lewis and Clark, Amelia Earhart, Alfred Nobel, and Edmund Hillary.
Out of the myriad of splendid achievements of men and women in the 19th and 20th centuries, these outstanding individuals have been chosen whose exploits will forever garner respect, admiration, and awe.
- Amelia Earhart
A colorful portrait of one of aviations most renowned pioneers.
- Lewis and Clark
A new look at the heroic deeds of America's most famous "dynamic duo."
- Alfred Nobel
Men and women, heretofore unrecognized, are now honored thanks to the foresight of the "dynamite king."
- Robert Peary and Matthew Henson
The story of two mens determination to reach their goal undaunted by the forces of nature and man.
- Edmund Hillary
If a mountain was nearby, he had to climb it, leading ultimately to the conquest of Mount Everest.
Ages 11- Adult
Reading Level: Grade 3