Colin Powell

Colin Powell

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Overview

Colin Powell by Gregg Lewis, Deborah Shaw Lewis

Take an up-close and personal look into the lives of some well-known Christians who are successful leaders in their careers. The Today’s Heroes series features everyday people who overcame great adversity to become modern-day heroes. Kids ages eight to twelve will be inspired by the compelling stories of courageous individuals who are making a real difference. In Today’s Heroes: Colin Powell, learn the inspiring story of how an average kid from the Bronx grew up to become the first African-American ever appointed as Secretary of State.In fourth grade Colin Powell was put in the slow class, and in high school he only got Cs, but when he joined the ROTC while in college, his life changed. Through hard work, faith, and perseverance, Colin Powell rose through the ranks to become the first African-American to ever serve as the nation’s top military commander—chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Read the compelling story of a true pioneer and an American hero in Today’s Heroes: Colin Powell.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780310865902
Publisher: Zonderkidz
Publication date: 12/15/2009
Series: Today's Heroes
Sold by: Zondervan Publishing
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 112
File size: 1 MB
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

About the Author

Gregg Lewis is an award-winning author and coauthor of more than fifty books, including Gifted Hands, The Ben Carson Story, Take the Risk and The Big Picture.


Deborah Shaw Lewis has authored or coauthored more than a dozen books, including Gifted Hands, The Ben Carson Story, has taught school, does professional storytelling, speaks on motherhood and family issues, and holds a master's degree in early childhood development. She and Gregg are the parents of five children.

 

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