Steve Jobs: Visionary Entrepreneur of the Digital Age

Steve Jobs: Visionary Entrepreneur of the Digital Age

Matt J. Simmons Jude Isabella (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427189363

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Steve Jobs was a pioneer of the personal computer age. This compelling biography describes his life and career as a visionary entrepreneur who helped usher the world into the digital agein style and comfort. Born in 1955, Jobs grew up tinkering with electronics in the garage with his father. Although he dropped out of college, he would follow his passion for electronics and become well known for founding the computer company Apple. Equally well known for his uncompromising product philosophy, he continued to innovate in the fields of animation, personal electronics, and marketing. Both Jobs and Apple had their share of ups and downs. After an amazing comeback in the 2000s, Jobs was diagnosed with cancer and passed away at the early age of 56 in 2011.

Reading Level
Lexile
1040L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
X
ATOS
7.2
DRA
60
Categories
Genre
Biographies
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
Grade
6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade 9th Grade
Subject
Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Type
Non-Fiction
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