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Wisconsin Portraits: 55 People Who Made a Difference

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A famous artist like Georgia O'Keefe? A home run king like Henry Aaron? Or maybe, like Beth Heiden, an Olympic Skater? Or maybe you want to follow Jim Lovell's path to the moon? Meet 55 special people from Wisconsin, From Appleton magician Harry Houdini to Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir, they changed Wisconsin and our world. These people broke records, invented wonderful devices, and made our state a better place in which to live. They reflect the rich history of Wisconsin. And they made a difference. Get to ...
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Overview

A famous artist like Georgia O'Keefe? A home run king like Henry Aaron? Or maybe, like Beth Heiden, an Olympic Skater? Or maybe you want to follow Jim Lovell's path to the moon? Meet 55 special people from Wisconsin, From Appleton magician Harry Houdini to Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir, they changed Wisconsin and our world. These people broke records, invented wonderful devices, and made our state a better place in which to live. They reflect the rich history of Wisconsin. And they made a difference. Get to know these imaginative, hard-working Wisconsinites and the great things they accomplished.

About the Author:
Martin Hintz is the author or coauthor of more than 50 books. He has written several multi-volume series for young people on a wide range of subjects, including the America the Beautiful series for Childrens Press.

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Wisconsin Portraits showcase fifty-five Wisconsin men and women who have done something special to make a difference in the world. They include athletes, soldiers, entertainers, politicians, scientists, and reformers. These superbly written and presented biographies of Wisconsinites who made the world a better, safer, or more interesting place to live, also make Wisconsin Portraits a "must" for school and community libraries throughout the Badger State.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780915024803
  • Publisher: Trails Books
  • Publication date: 4/28/2000
  • Pages: 122
  • Sales rank: 1,386,629
  • Age range: 9 - 12 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.40 (d)

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