Mary Ellen Snodgrass's Beating the Odds: A Teen Guide to 75 Superstars Who Overcame PDF

By Mary Ellen Snodgrass

Many recognized humans have triumph over tough conditions and long gone directly to develop into profitable of their fields. This e-book profiles the lives of seventy five brave and protracted those who have triumphed over adversity. those contributors have conquered a variety of difficulties, together with actual, mental, social, and monetary handicaps. members profiled come from more than a few professions and replicate battles opposed to spiritual prejudice, health conditions, consuming problems, poverty, and different social ills. one of the humans profiled are Mitch Albom, Hillary Clinton, Magic Johnson, Stephen King, Greg Louganis, and Henry Winkler. the amount contains an ancient timeline, a listing of suitable movies documenting the achievements of those superstars, and a basic bibliography.

Some of the main profitable humans in our society have conquer nice odds with a view to in achieving their desires. via braveness and endurance, they've got triumphed over a number of adversities and function types for college students confronted with related situations. This booklet profiles the struggles and accomplishments of seventy five such participants from all walks of life.

Each access highlights the actual, mental, social, or fiscal struggles of the individual and discusses how the individual received their conflict opposed to adversity. one of the members profiled are: Mitch Albom, Roseanne Barr, Sandra Cisneros, Hillary Clinton, Pat Conroy, Michael J. Fox, Magic Johnson, Stephen King, Greg Louganis, Jessica Lynch, Colin Powell, Salman Rushdie, Martin Sheen, Henry Winkler, and lots of extra. the amount closes with an old timeline, an inventory of movies with regards to the achievements of those superstars, and a common bibliography. as well as inspiring scholars to be successful opposed to all odds, the ebook promotes recognize for variety and explores a number of social matters regarding spiritual prejudice, consuming problems, health conditions, poverty, and different concerns.

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