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I bought this book for our kids years ago, but I'd never read it all the way through until recently. It was interesting to learn more about some famous (Stephen Covey, Gifford Nielsen, Dale Murphy, etc.) and not-so-famous (Steve Andersen, Liz Shropshire) people who have done some great things. Some of the text was a bit boring to me, and I wish it would have flowed easier, especially since it's a book for older kids. However, I still enjoyed it and loved the great illustrations. There should be ...more
My oldest daughter received this book at the time of her baptism, and I was much more interested in it than she was. Biographies of LDS "heroes" she had never heard of didn't appeal to her. I thought they were fairly well-done and simplified and have some good pictures, but this doesn't feel like a child's book.