Wisconsin Portraits: 55 People Who Made A Difference by Martin Hintz will introduce you to 55 exceptional people. Some were born in Wisconsin, and others moved here. Some lived long ago, and others are still alive today. They all have one thing in common, though: they did something special that made a difference in the world. Nearly all of these individuals achieved goals that made the state, the country, or the world a better place to live. These individuals include athletes, soldiers, entertainers, politicians, scientists, and reformers. They wrote books, played music, broke athletic records, achieved great success and helped others. Kids will enjoy getting to know the unique qualities of all these interesting, hard-working people. Here's a sample of who's inside: Jean Nicolet, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Les Paul, Eric and Beth Heiden, Henry Aaron. Do you know what they were famous for? Soft cover, 120 pages with many photographs.