Boys Who Rocked the World

Boys Who Rocked the World

From King Tut to Tiger Woods

Paperback - 2001
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The book features amazing boy heroes from countries around the world and includes well-known boys, as well as many overlooked young heroes, such as: * King Tutenkahmun, who became Pharaoh of Egypt at 9 * Picasso, who was accepted into the School of Fine Arts in Barcelona at 14 * Elvis, who won his first singing contest at 10 * Tiger Woods, who was the youngest person in golf to win the U.S. Junior Amateur at 15 Along with the stories of boy heroes, the book is also interspersed with the writing and photos of over 30 boys from all across America, answering the question How will you rock the world? inspiring the boys of today to go for their dreams. By highlighting the goals and dreams of everyday boys, the book links heroes of history to modern times. It affirms for the boys of today that they, too, can and will rock the world BOYS WHO ROCKED THE WORLD is different from other history books because it highlights boys who have made a difference in the world before the age of 20, not grown men. These other books focus entirely on the accomplishments of men.BOYS WHO ROCKED THE WORLD is more comprehensive than other historical biographies, and covers all areas of achievement, not just sports or science or writing. It also is unique because it highlights both famous and less well-known boys from around the world who made a difference and profiles real boys and their dreams.
Publisher: Hillsboro, Or. : Beyond Words Pub., c2001.
ISBN: 9781582700458
Characteristics: 138 pages :,illustrations ;,23 cm.
Additional Contributors: DeSouza, Lar
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Dec 28, 2011

Excellent collection of biographies of boys and teenagers who did great things. As with the rest of these books, there is probably too much focus on the arts and sports. Whimsical illustrations by Lar de Souza of Looking for Group fame.

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