Through the Real Lives books, children will meet brave and unsung heroes who refused to accept the status quo.
Each entry in these riveting books explores the many ways that these individuals had an extraordinary impact on the world, coming from all four corners of the globe, all walks of life, and across many different disciplines. In Unsung Heroes, children will find the stories of people who made incredible contributions to mankind. Includes Alan Turing, Asa Philip Randolph, Clara Barton, Nikola Tesla, Sojourner Truth, Patrick Steptoe, Robert Edwards, Wangari Maathai, Henrietta Lacks, Harvey Milk, and others. There are men and women of science and medicine, war and peace, politicians and peacemakers, social activists and resistance fighters, and more. Bold color schemes and a stylized photograph or illustration of the subject make these books hard to resist. Children will be drawn to these visually appealing books and find the stories inside of them fascinating and thought-provoking.