The Boy Who Changed the World

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Thomas Nelson, Aug 29, 2010 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 40 pages
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Did you know that what you do today can change the world forever?

The Boy Who Changed the World opens with a young Norman Borlaug playing in his family’s cornfields with his sisters. One day, Norman would grow up and use his knowledge of agriculture to save the lives of two billion people. Two billion! Norman changed the world! Or was it Henry Wallace who changed the world? Or maybe it was George Washington Carver?

This engaging story reveals the incredible truth that everything we do matters! Based on The Butterfly Effect, Andy’s timeless tale shows children that even the smallest of our actions can affect all of humanity. The book is beautifully illustrated and shares the stories of Nobel Laureate Norman Borlaug, Vice President Henry Wallace, Inventor George Washington Carver, and Farmer Moses Carver. Through the stories of each, a different butterfly will appear. The book will end with a flourish of butterflies and a charge to the child that they, too, can be the boy or girl who changes the world.


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User Review  - Miss_Annie_O - LibraryThing

This book begins by talking about the "boy who changed the world." It tells the story of young Norman Borlaug who grew up to save two billion people from starvation. However, he couldn't have done ... Read full review

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I enjoyed this book immensely! The simple notion that all actions big and small affect the future in ways we never imagine is amazing. The storyline and the wonderful illustrations bring to life how ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Hailed by a New York Times reporter as "someone who has quietly become one of the most influential people in America," Andy Andrews is a bestselling novelist, speaker, and consultant for the world's largest corporations and organizations. He has spoken at the request of four different U.S. presidents.

Andy is the author of the New York Times bestsellers The Traveler’s Gift, The Noticer, and How Do You Kill 11 Million People?

He lives in Orange Beach, Alabama, with his wife, Polly, and their two sons.

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