Since the birth of his son in 2003, bestselling novelist Brad Meltzer has been collecting heroes from whom his son can learn how to live a good life.
In this book, Meltzer shares, with parents everywhere, the stories of 52 such heroes — including Nelson Mandela, John Lennon, Albert Einstein, Thomas Jefferson and Mahatma Gandhi.
What makes a person a hero? Meltzer's book offers 52 uplifting life stories. Each mini-biography explores the drive and inner motivation of these true role models. Tales of selfless acts and personal struggles are told in short snippets; each is accompanied by a picture and quote.