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The Resource Contemporary heroes and heroines, Ray B. Browne, editor ; in association with Glenn J. Browne and Kevin O. Browne

Contemporary heroes and heroines, Ray B. Browne, editor ; in association with Glenn J. Browne and Kevin O. Browne

Label
Contemporary heroes and heroines
Title
Contemporary heroes and heroines
Statement of responsibility
Ray B. Browne, editor ; in association with Glenn J. Browne and Kevin O. Browne
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Brief profiles of more than 100 contemporary men and women from all walks of life whose activities reflect heroic traits
Additional physical form
Also issued online.
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 920/.009/04
  • B
Illustrations
portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
CT120
LC item number
.C662 1990
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1922-2009
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Browne, Ray B.
  • Browne, Glenn J
  • Browne, Kevin O
  • Straub, Deborah Gillan
  • Rooney, Terrie M
  • Barnes, Dana R
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Heroes
  • Women heroes
  • Biography
  • Biografía
  • Héros
  • Héroïnes
  • Biographies
  • Célébrités
  • Heroes
  • Women heroes
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Contemporary heroes and heroines, Ray B. Browne, editor ; in association with Glenn J. Browne and Kevin O. Browne
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Bk. 2 edited by Deborah Gillan Straub
  • Bk. 3: Terrie M. Rooney, editor ; Karen E. Lemerand, assistant editor
  • Bk. 4: Dana R. Barnes, editor; Leigh Ann DeRemer, associate editor
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
V. 1. Hank Aaron -- Ralph Abernathy -- Joy Adamson -- Maya Angelou -- Corazon Aquino -- Oscar Arias Sanchez -- Neil Armstrong -- Daniel and Philip Berrigan -- Diettrich Bonhoeffer -- Margaret Bourke-White -- Bill Bradley -- Ralph Bunche -- Helen Caldicott -- Ernesto Cardenal -- Rachel Carson -- Challenger crew -- Wilt Chamberlain -- Cesar Chavez -- Shirley Chisholm -- Roberto Clemente -- Marva Collins -- Mairead Corrigan and Betty Williams -- Bill Cosby -- Norman Cousins -- Francis Crick -- Walter Cronkite -- Vine Deloria, Jr. -- Walt Disney -- Amelia Earhart -- Jaime Escalante -- Medgar Wiley Evers -- Betty Ford -- Dian Fossey -- Terry Fox -- Anne Frank -- Betty Friedan -- Indira Gandhi -- Mohandas K. Gandhi -- Bob Geldof -- John Glenn -- Jane Goodall -- Billy Graham -- Dick Gregory -- Florence Griffith Joyner -- Dag Hammarskjold -- Katharine Hepburn -- Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay -- Bob Hope -- Lee Iacocca -- Jesse Jackson -- Ann Jillian -- Steven Jobs -- Pope John Paul II -- Barbara Jordan -- Jackie Joyner-Kersee -- Helen Keller -- John F. Kennedy -- Martin Luther King, Jr. -- Henry Kissinger -- C. Everett Koop -- Candy Lightner -- Charles A. Lindbergh -- Greg Louganis -- Sean MacBride -- Nelson and Winnie Mandela -- Mickey Mantle -- Margaret Mead -- Golda Meir -- James Howard Meredith -- Mother Teresa -- Ralph Nader -- Patricia Neal -- Sandra Day O'Connor -- Georgia O'Keeffe -- Rosa Parks -- Linus Pauling -- Itzhak Perlman -- Sally Ride -- Jackie Robinson -- Oscar Romero -- Eleanor Roosevelt -- Bill Russell -- Anwar Sadat -- Carl Sagan -- Andrei Sakharov -- Jonas Salk -- Jan C. Scruggs -- Alan Shepard -- Karen Silkwood -- Mitch Snyder -- Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn -- Steven Spielberg -- Benjamin Spock -- Gloria Steinem -- Margaret Thatcher -- Desmond Tuto -- Lech Walesa -- Alice Walker -- Elie Wiesel -- Roy Wilkins -- Frank Lloyd Wright -- Chuck Yeager -- Jeanna Yeager and Dick Rutan -- V. 2. Jim Abbott -- Ansel Adams -- Jane Addams -- Roald Amundsen -- Marian Anderson -- Louis Armstrong -- Arthur Ashe -- Joan Baez -- Robert D. Ballard -- Christiaan Barnard -- Clara Barton -- Leonard Bernstein -- Mary McLeod Bethune -- Stephen Biko -- Jim and Sarah Brady -- Christy Brown -- Pearl Buck -- Chris Burke -- Ben Carson -- Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter -- George Washington Carver -- Mary Cassatt -- Chai Ling -- Winston Churchill -- Jacques Cousteau -- Marie Curie -- Dalai Lama -- Clarence Darrow -- Tom Dooley -- W.E.B. Du Bois -- Albert Einstein -- Duke Ellington -- Anthony S. Fauci -- Jose Feliciano -- Alexander Fleming -- Lou Gehrig -- Elizabeth Glaser -- Mikhail Gorbachev -- Alex Haley -- Barbara Harris -- Vaclav Havel -- Stephen W. Hawking -- Jim Henson -- Natthew Henson -- Thor Heyerdahl -- Langston Hughes -- Daniel Inouye -- Pope John XXIII -- Mother Jones -- Michael Jordan -- Robert F. Kennedy -- Ron Kovic -- Maggie Kuhn -- Louis, Mary, and Richard Leakey -- Greg LeMond -- Maya Lin -- Anne Sullivan Macy -- Malcolm X -- Wilma Mankiller -- Thurgood Marshall -- Marlee Matlin -- Chico Mendes -- Karl Menninger -- Toni Morrison -- Grandma Moses -- J. Robert Oppenheimer -- Jesse Owens -- Gordon Parks -- Robert E. Peary -- Colin Powell -- Paul Robeson -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt -- Wilma Rudolph -- Margaret Sanger -- H. Norman Schwarzkopf -- Albert Schweitzer -- Pete Seeger -- Aung San Suu Kyi -- Corrie ten Boom -- Jim Thorpe -- Harry S. Truman -- Terry Waite -- Raoul Wallenberg -- Booker T. Washington -- Ryan White -- Simon Wiesenthal -- William Griffith Wilson -- Oprah Winfrey -- Stevie Wonder -- Babe Didrikson Zaharias -- V. 3. James G. Abourezk -- Gerry Adams -- Madeleine Albright -- Susan B. Anthony -- Ben & Jerry -- Irving Berlin -- Joseph Bernardin -- Gwendolyn Brooks -- Les Brown -- Susan Butcher -- Frances Xavier Cabrini -- Dale Carnegie -- Dennis Chavez -- Bessie Coleman -- Eileen Collins -- Francis S. Collins -- Kenneth H. Cooper -- Aaron Copland -- Jacques d'Amboise -- Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. -- Morris Dees -- F.W. de Kl
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
volumes <1-4>
Isbn
9780787632625
Lccn
90132617
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
portraits
System control number
ocm21330555
Label
Contemporary heroes and heroines, Ray B. Browne, editor ; in association with Glenn J. Browne and Kevin O. Browne
Publication
Note
  • Bk. 2 edited by Deborah Gillan Straub
  • Bk. 3: Terrie M. Rooney, editor ; Karen E. Lemerand, assistant editor
  • Bk. 4: Dana R. Barnes, editor; Leigh Ann DeRemer, associate editor
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
V. 1. Hank Aaron -- Ralph Abernathy -- Joy Adamson -- Maya Angelou -- Corazon Aquino -- Oscar Arias Sanchez -- Neil Armstrong -- Daniel and Philip Berrigan -- Diettrich Bonhoeffer -- Margaret Bourke-White -- Bill Bradley -- Ralph Bunche -- Helen Caldicott -- Ernesto Cardenal -- Rachel Carson -- Challenger crew -- Wilt Chamberlain -- Cesar Chavez -- Shirley Chisholm -- Roberto Clemente -- Marva Collins -- Mairead Corrigan and Betty Williams -- Bill Cosby -- Norman Cousins -- Francis Crick -- Walter Cronkite -- Vine Deloria, Jr. -- Walt Disney -- Amelia Earhart -- Jaime Escalante -- Medgar Wiley Evers -- Betty Ford -- Dian Fossey -- Terry Fox -- Anne Frank -- Betty Friedan -- Indira Gandhi -- Mohandas K. Gandhi -- Bob Geldof -- John Glenn -- Jane Goodall -- Billy Graham -- Dick Gregory -- Florence Griffith Joyner -- Dag Hammarskjold -- Katharine Hepburn -- Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay -- Bob Hope -- Lee Iacocca -- Jesse Jackson -- Ann Jillian -- Steven Jobs -- Pope John Paul II -- Barbara Jordan -- Jackie Joyner-Kersee -- Helen Keller -- John F. Kennedy -- Martin Luther King, Jr. -- Henry Kissinger -- C. Everett Koop -- Candy Lightner -- Charles A. Lindbergh -- Greg Louganis -- Sean MacBride -- Nelson and Winnie Mandela -- Mickey Mantle -- Margaret Mead -- Golda Meir -- James Howard Meredith -- Mother Teresa -- Ralph Nader -- Patricia Neal -- Sandra Day O'Connor -- Georgia O'Keeffe -- Rosa Parks -- Linus Pauling -- Itzhak Perlman -- Sally Ride -- Jackie Robinson -- Oscar Romero -- Eleanor Roosevelt -- Bill Russell -- Anwar Sadat -- Carl Sagan -- Andrei Sakharov -- Jonas Salk -- Jan C. Scruggs -- Alan Shepard -- Karen Silkwood -- Mitch Snyder -- Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn -- Steven Spielberg -- Benjamin Spock -- Gloria Steinem -- Margaret Thatcher -- Desmond Tuto -- Lech Walesa -- Alice Walker -- Elie Wiesel -- Roy Wilkins -- Frank Lloyd Wright -- Chuck Yeager -- Jeanna Yeager and Dick Rutan -- V. 2. Jim Abbott -- Ansel Adams -- Jane Addams -- Roald Amundsen -- Marian Anderson -- Louis Armstrong -- Arthur Ashe -- Joan Baez -- Robert D. Ballard -- Christiaan Barnard -- Clara Barton -- Leonard Bernstein -- Mary McLeod Bethune -- Stephen Biko -- Jim and Sarah Brady -- Christy Brown -- Pearl Buck -- Chris Burke -- Ben Carson -- Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter -- George Washington Carver -- Mary Cassatt -- Chai Ling -- Winston Churchill -- Jacques Cousteau -- Marie Curie -- Dalai Lama -- Clarence Darrow -- Tom Dooley -- W.E.B. Du Bois -- Albert Einstein -- Duke Ellington -- Anthony S. Fauci -- Jose Feliciano -- Alexander Fleming -- Lou Gehrig -- Elizabeth Glaser -- Mikhail Gorbachev -- Alex Haley -- Barbara Harris -- Vaclav Havel -- Stephen W. Hawking -- Jim Henson -- Natthew Henson -- Thor Heyerdahl -- Langston Hughes -- Daniel Inouye -- Pope John XXIII -- Mother Jones -- Michael Jordan -- Robert F. Kennedy -- Ron Kovic -- Maggie Kuhn -- Louis, Mary, and Richard Leakey -- Greg LeMond -- Maya Lin -- Anne Sullivan Macy -- Malcolm X -- Wilma Mankiller -- Thurgood Marshall -- Marlee Matlin -- Chico Mendes -- Karl Menninger -- Toni Morrison -- Grandma Moses -- J. Robert Oppenheimer -- Jesse Owens -- Gordon Parks -- Robert E. Peary -- Colin Powell -- Paul Robeson -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt -- Wilma Rudolph -- Margaret Sanger -- H. Norman Schwarzkopf -- Albert Schweitzer -- Pete Seeger -- Aung San Suu Kyi -- Corrie ten Boom -- Jim Thorpe -- Harry S. Truman -- Terry Waite -- Raoul Wallenberg -- Booker T. Washington -- Ryan White -- Simon Wiesenthal -- William Griffith Wilson -- Oprah Winfrey -- Stevie Wonder -- Babe Didrikson Zaharias -- V. 3. James G. Abourezk -- Gerry Adams -- Madeleine Albright -- Susan B. Anthony -- Ben & Jerry -- Irving Berlin -- Joseph Bernardin -- Gwendolyn Brooks -- Les Brown -- Susan Butcher -- Frances Xavier Cabrini -- Dale Carnegie -- Dennis Chavez -- Bessie Coleman -- Eileen Collins -- Francis S. Collins -- Kenneth H. Cooper -- Aaron Copland -- Jacques d'Amboise -- Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. -- Morris Dees -- F.W. de Kl
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
volumes <1-4>
Isbn
9780787632625
Lccn
90132617
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
portraits
System control number
ocm21330555

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