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Courageous People from Nebraska Who Changed the World

By Heidi Poelman

Illustrated by Kyle Kershner

From the astounding talent of Fred Astaire to the passionate integrity of Grace Abbot, Courageous People from Nebraska Who Changed the World is a young child’s first introduction to the brave people from their home state who made a difference.

Simple text and adorable illustrations tell the contributions of more than a dozen courageous Nebraskans: Red Cloud, Jay W. Forrester, Susan and Susette La Flesche, Fred Astaire, Father Flanagan, Willa Cather, Grace Abbot, Howard Hanson, Gerald Ford, and Warren Buffet. A quote from each hero is included on each spread along with colorful, delightful artwork.

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Product Details
Age range
2 - 5
Grade range
3 - 3
Number of pages
Publication date
July 07, 2020