Summer Reading Program 2015: Holding Out For A Hero


Learn about everyday sorts of heroes with this selection of real-life stories of people going out on a limb to help others and make a difference.

cost of courageThe Cost of Courage by Charles Kaiser

boy who harnessedThe Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kamkwamba

malalaI Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up For Education and Was Shot by the Taliban by Malala Yousafzai

bonhoefferBonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy by Eric Mataxas

runaway girlRunaway Girl: Escaping Life On the Streets, One Helping Hand At a Time by Carissa Phelps

mountainsMountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, a Man Who Would Cure the World by Tracy Kidder

women heroesWomen Heroes of World War II: 26 Stories of Espionage, Sabatage, Resistance, and Rescue by Kathryn J. Atwood

we've gotWe’ve Got a Job: The 1963 Birmingham Children’s March by Cynthia Levinson

silent springSilent Spring by Rachel Carson

temple grandinTemple Grandin: How the Girl Who Loved Cows Embraced Autism and Changed the World by Sy Montgomery

natural born heroesNatural Born Heroes: How a Daring Band of Misfits Mastered the Lost Secrets of Strength and Endurance by Christopher McDougall


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