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Brad Meltzer, New York Times bestselling author and TV Host of Decoded on the History Channel, speaks at NSU’s Sherman Library on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 3:15 pm to discuss his new children’s book series “Ordinary People Change the World.”
Nova Southeastern University
Alvin Sherman Library, Research, and Information Technology Center
3100 Ray Ferrero Jr. Boulevard Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33314
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Brad Meltzer signs at Anderson’s Bookshop on Friday January 17th at 7:00 pm!
123 W Jefferson Ave, Naperville, IL 60540
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Author Brad Meltzer signs at Books & Books on Saturday, January 18th at 7:00 pm!
We can all be heroes. That’s the inspiring message of this lively, collectible picture book biography series from New York Times bestselling author Brad Meltzer.
“Kids always search for heroes, so we might as well have a say in it,” Brad Meltzer realized, and so he envisioned this friendly, fun approach to biography – for his own kids, and for yours. Each book tells the story of one of America’s icons in an entertaining, conversational way that works well for the youngest nonfiction readers, those who aren’t quite ready for the Who Was series. Each book focuses on a particular character trait that made that role model heroic. For example, Abraham Lincoln always spoke up about fairness, and thus he led the country to abolish slavery. This book follows him from childhood to the presidency, including the Civil War and his legendary Gettysburg Address.
Amelia Earhart refused to accept no for an answer; she dared to do what no one had ever done before, and became the first woman to fly a plane all the way across the Atlantic Ocean. This book follows her from childhood to her first flying lessons and onward to her multi-record-breaking career as a pilot.
This engaging series is the perfect way to bring American history to life for young children, and to inspire them to strive and dream.
About the Author
Brad Meltzer is a #1 New York Times bestselling author of adult thrillers (including The Inner Circle and its recent sequel, The Fifth Assassin). His two nonfiction gift books, Heroes for My Son and Heroes for My Daughter were New York Times Bestsellers as well, and he has won the prestigious Eisner Award for his comic book work, Justice League of America. Brad is also the host of the History Channel TV show Brad Meltzer’s Decoded.
Books & Books
265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables, FL 33134
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Writer Brad Meltzer appears at Half Price Books on Thursday, January 16th at 6:00 PM.
New York Times bestselling author, Brad Meltzer, will be at our Flagship HPB to sign and discuss his new children’s books, I am Amelia Earhart and I am Abraham Lincoln, both part of the Ordinary People Change the World series. Come meet Brad and have your books signed on Thursday, January 16 at 6 p.m. Copies of these titles are available for purchase as specially-priced new items. Quantities are limited. No pre-orders. Event tickets will be handed out on the day of the event. See store for details.
Half Price Books
5803 East Northwest Highway, Dallas, TX 75231