Heroes for My Daughter by Brad Meltzer

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From Ella Fitzgerald to Sally Ride, HEROES FOR MY DAUGHTER makes a perfect book for oneself as well as for a gift to others dear to you, especially a daughter.
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Synopsis

In this companion to his acclaimed and inspirational bestseller, Heroes for My Son, national bestselling novelist Brad Meltzer brings together the stories of fifty-five remarkable individuals, from intellectual explorers such as Marie Curie, Sally Ride, and Jane Goodall to cultural champions like Billie Jean King; from implacable public figures such as Rosa Parks and Winston Churchill to artistic icons such as Leonardo Da Vinci and Stevie Wonder; and beyond. Heroes for My Daughter is Meltzer’s collection of inspirational, real-life figures for his daughter, and yours, to learn how to lead a powerful, motivated, fulfilling life.
 

About Brad Meltzer

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Brad Meltzer is the number one New York Times bestselling author of The Inner Circle, The Book of Fate, and six other bestselling thrillers. He is also the host of the TV show Brad Meltzer's Decoded on the History Channel. He lives in Florida with his wife and three children. His sons prefer the book Heroes for My Son. His daughter prefers this one.
 
Published April 10, 2012 by Harper. 144 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Self Help, Parenting & Relationships. Non-fiction
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Excellent
Reviewed by Leslie Wright on Apr 01 2012

I believe this would be a wonderful book for anyone's library, be they a child or adult.

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Excellent
Reviewed by Joe Hartlaub on Apr 13 2012

Regardless of whether or not you are a fan of Meltzer’s thrillers or graphic novels, HEROES FOR MY DAUGHTER and its companion volume are keepers to be read again and again to successive generations.

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Excellent
Reviewed by Jeff Ayers on Apr 22 2012

Heroes for My Daughter is the perfect book to read aloud to your children.

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Women's Post

Excellent
Reviewed by Elizabeth Read on May 16 2012

Written as inspiration for his daughter, Lila, Meltzer addresses many of the stories directly to her; but, this would be a great book to present to any girl facing a new stage of life as it inspires young people to achieve their goals.

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Good
Reviewed by Karen on Apr 18 2012

From Ella Fitzgerald to Sally Ride, HEROES FOR MY DAUGHTER makes a perfect book for oneself as well as for a gift to others dear to you, especially a daughter.

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Reviewed by Melissa Jones on Apr 17 2012

HEROES FOR MY DAUGHTER is a beautiful and informative keepsake for a new generation of daughters and granddaughters.

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