Hometown Heroes: Real Stories of Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things All Across America
|BISAC/Subject:||SEL021000, SEL016000, SEL027000|
|ISBN:||9780061873652, Related ISBNs: 0061873659, 9780061252389, 9780061873652|
|Number of pages:||304|
All across America, ordinary people are going out of their way to help one another and make our country a better place. Unheralded, unrecognized, and often taken for granted, these citizens continue their good deeds, happy just to make a difference.
Hometown Heroes tells the stories of fifty such people from all over America, including Moody, Alabama, Ellisville, Illinois, and Lander, Wyoming. Spanning ages fourteen to ninety-three, the heroes inside this book show that it's never too early or too late to lend a helping hand and make inspiring choices. Capturing the true spirit of America—one of generosity, courage, and tireless devotion—these heroes warm our hearts and reveal a face of America we rarely hear about.
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