Amazing Americans: Inspirational Stories

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Amazing People Club, Jun 15, 2010 - Fiction
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Would you like to have met Abraham Lincoln and had a discussion about his life and career? Can you imagine what George Washington would have said if he was interviewed about his achievements? Would you like to explore how Amelia Earhart, the famous aviation pioneer, broke many speed and travel records and so inspired people around the world? Amazing People Worldwide(r) gives you the opportunity to experience these and other inspirational stories in Amazing Americans . Be motivated by some of the amazing people who helped shape the United States. The life stories of characters including Thomas Edison, Madam Walker, Anne Burras, Percy Julian, Benjamin Franklin and Harriet Tubman come alive in a unique way through BioViews(r). A BioView(r) is a short biographical story, similar to an interview. These unique stories provide an easy way to learn about amazing people who made major contributions and changed our world."

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A thoroughly informative, educational, entertaining and thought-provoking read. I have no hesitation in recommending. The Author has come up with an amazing concept.
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I definitely recommend this book. Not only was it educational and informative, but entertaining, thought-provoking, and inspiring! A must-read for every American, or anyone travelling to America and interested in its history.
I saw further information on the website.
http://amazingpeopleclub.com/bioview/amazing-americans.html
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About the author (2010)

Educational psychologist and entrepreneur, Dr Charles Margerison, created the concept for the Amazing People series during a visit to Stratford-upon-Avon, when he wondered what Shakespeare might say if he was interviewed about his life achievements. The series now features the stories of over 500 amazing people. As well as working in educational institutions for many years, Dr Margerison has consulted widely for global organizations. He was previously Professor of Management at Cranfield University, UK, and the University of Queensland, Australia. The author of numerous books, Dr Margerison is a member of the Royal Institution and the Royal Society of Literature.

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