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Bruce Lee —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.

"Born in San Francisco but raised in Hong Kong, Bruce Lee was a talented actor, appearing in his first of many films at just three months old. By harnessing his skill as a martial artist, Bruce created, directed, and act...

Dolly Parton —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.

Little Dolly grew up in Tennessee in a family "as poor as dirt." She started performing at an early age, singing on local radio and television. After graduating high school, she moved to Nashville to pursue her singing d...

David Attenborough —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.

In this book from the critically acclaimed 'Little People, Big Dreams' series, discover the life of David Attenborough, the inspiring broadcaster and conservationist.

Stephen Hawking —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.

"When Stephen Hawking was a little boy, he used to stare up at the stars and wonder about the universe. Although he was never top of the class, his curiosity took him to the best universities in England: Oxford and Cambr...

Pelé —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.

In this book from the critically acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Pele, Brazil's all-time King of Football. With a sock full of rags for a ball, Pele honed his skills in a poor neighbourho...

Jane Goodall —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.

Presents the life and accomplishments of the zoologist who studied and cared for chimpanzees.

Harriet Tubman —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.

Presents information about Harriet Tubman, from her childhood in slavery to brave escape to the North and her work to help others escape slavery.

Marie Curie —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.

"In the Little People, Big Dreams series, discover the lives of outstanding people from designers and artists to scientists. All of them went on to achieve incredible things, yet all of them began life as a little child ...

Coco Chanel —Sánchez Vergara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.

Presents designer Coco Chanel's early life in an orphanage, where her sewing genius leads her to become a cabaret performer, hat maker, and international fashion icon.

Jane Austen —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.

Presents information about Jane Austen, from her childhood in the English countryside to how her own heartbreak became the inspiration for "Pride and Prejudice."

Mahatma Gandhi —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.

As a young man, Mohandas Gandhi dreamed of unity for all peoples and religions. Inspired by this idea, he led peaceful protests to free India from British rule and unite the country--ending violence and unfair treatment....

Astrid Lindgren —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.

"Learn how Astrid turned her love of books and telling stories into a career as a world-renowned author. This moving book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical ti...

Frida Kahlo —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.

Frida Kahlo's desire to study medicine was destroyed by a childhood accident. Frida began painting from her bedside and produced over 140 works, culminating in a solo exhibition in America. This inspiring and informative...

Aretha Franklin —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.

"Aretha grew up in a family of musicians, singing with her heart and soul in her father's gospel choir. She went on to bring that feeling to her own music, creating some of history's best-loved songs that still spark ho...

Charles Darwin —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.

From the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy bestselling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Charles Darwin, the scientist who changed the way people see the world. Although he didn't do very well ...

Mother Teresa —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.

"Mother Teresa was born in Skopje, Macedonia. From an early age, she knew she wanted to dedicate herself to religion. She was fascinated by stories of missionaries helping people and wanted to do the same. She spent the ...

Maya Angelou —Kaiser, Lisbeth, author.

"Maya Angelou spent much of her childhood in Stamps, Arkansas. After a traumatic event at age eight, she stopped speaking for five years. However, Maya rediscovered her voice through wonderful books, and went on to becom...

L. M. Montgomery —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.

Born in the Canadian province of Prince Edward Island, Lucy Maud Montgomery lost her mother when she was very young. Left in the care of less-than-encouraging grandparents, she found comfort in reading, writing, and her ...

Greta Thunberg —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.

Discover the inspiring true story of Greta Thunberg, the environmental activist. When young Greta learned of the climate crisis, she stopped talking. She couldn't understand why people in power were not doing anything to...

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