In this unique, inspirational story collection from the Amazing People
Club®, meet some of the amazing French people who have made major
contributions to a great nation.
Meet the unforgettable Louis XVI, who had the vision for one of France’s
most visited sites: the Palace of Versailles. Discover his personal challenges
and relationships, and better understand what motivated him and enabled him to
reign in France for seventy-two years. Meet Louis Pasteur, an amazing chemist
and microbiologist. Many know about the groundbreaking work he did around pasteurization;
however, few know that among many other things, he created the first vaccines
for anthrax and rabies. Meet philosopher, writer, and feminist Simone de
Beauvoir, who broke free from societal chains and marched to the beat of her
own drum. Find out about her relationship with prominent existentialist
Jean-Paul Sartre, and learn more about the woman whose intellect and passion
made her more than a match for her male counterparts. Discover the little-known
story of Louis Bleriot, the French aviator who was the first man to fly over
the English Channel. Finally, meet Louis Braille, whose pivotal work changed
the lives of blind and visually impaired people around the globe.
Celebrate the lives
of these amazing French people through BioViews®, which are short
biographical narratives that are similar to interviews. These inspirational
stories from the Amazing People Club® provide a new way of learning
about amazing people who made major contributions and changed our world.
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