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Katy Perry: Singing Sensation

Sarah Tieck (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617878794

Colorful graphics, oversized photos, and short, engaging sentences draw reluctant readers in to the fascinating life of pop star Katy Perry! This book describes Perry's childhood, family, education, and rise to fame. Readers will learn about Perry's early interest and talent in music, her transformation from gospel singer to pop singer, and her albums One of the Boys and Teenage Dream. Perry's unique fashion sense is described, as well as her Grammy nominations, her marriage to comedian and actor Russell Brand, and her work to help others. From writing songs to practicing in studios and touring the world, readers will discover what it's like to be a professional singer! Features include a table of contents, maps, "Did You Know" fun facts, a "Snapshot" page with vital information, a glossary with phonetic spellings, and an index. Big Buddy Books is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Kyle Massey: Talented Entertainer

Sarah Tieck (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617878770

Colorful graphics, oversized photos, and short, engaging sentences draw reluctant readers in to the fascinating life of actor and singer Kyle Massey! This book describes Massey's childhood, family, education, and rise to fame. Readers will learn how Massey's early interest and talent in acting eventually led to starring roles in Disney Channel's That's So Raven and Cory in the House. Massey's movie roles are discussed, as well as his appearance on Dancing with the Stars and the songs he has released for soundtracks. From practicing in sets and studios to traveling to attend events, readers will discover what it's like to be a professional actor and singer! Features include a table of contents, maps, "Did You Know" fun facts, a "Snapshot" page with vital information, a glossary with phonetic spellings, and an index. Big Buddy Books is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Lady Gaga: Singing Sensation

Sarah Tieck (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617878756

Colorful graphics, oversized photos, and short, engaging sentences draw reluctant readers in to the fascinating life of pop star Lady Gaga! This book describes Lady Gaga's childhood, family, education, and rise to fame. Readers will learn how Lady Gaga's early interest and talent in music led to songwriting jobs and eventually to the release of her albums The Fame, The Fame Monster, and Born This Way. Lady Gaga's one-of-a-kind fashion sense is described, as well as her Grammy Awards and her work to help others. From writing songs to practicing in studios and touring the world, readers will discover what it's like to be a professional singer! Features include a table of contents, maps, "Did You Know" fun facts, a "Snapshot" page with vital information, a glossary with phonetic spellings, and an index. Big Buddy Books is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Miranda Lambert: Country Music Star

Sarah Tieck (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617878763

Colorful graphics, oversized photos, and short, engaging sentences draw reluctant readers in to the fascinating life of country singer Miranda Lambert! This book describes Lambert's childhood, family, education, and rise to fame. Readers will learn how Lambert's early interest and talent in singing eventually led to the release of her albums Kerosene, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, and Revolution as well as Academy of Country Music Awards and her first Grammy Award. Also discussed are Lambert's farm and her animals, her marriage to fellow country singer Blake Shelton, and their work to help others. From writing songs to practicing in studios and touring the world, readers will discover what it's like to be a professional singer! Features include a table of contents, maps, "Did You Know" fun facts, a "Snapshot" page with vital information, a glossary with phonetic spellings, and an index. Big Buddy Books is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Bruno Mars: Popular Singer & Songwriter

Sarah Tieck (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614786429

Colorful graphics, oversized photos, and short, engaging sentences draw reluctant readers in to the fascinating life of pop singer and songwriter Bruno Mars! This book describes Mars's childhood in Hawaii, family, education, and rise to fame. From his early Elvis impersonations to his high school band, readers will follow Mars's career as he moved to Los Angeles to pursue music. Readers will learn how Mars started out writing songs for famous artists, including Flo Rida, Matisyahu, B.o.B., and Travie McCoy, which eventually led to release of Mars's first album, Doo-Wops & Hooligans, featuring hit songs "The Lazy Song" and "Grenade." From writing and recording songs to performing live concerts around the world, readers will discover what it's like to be a professional singer and songwriter! Features include a table of contents, maps, "Did You Know" fun facts, a "Snapshot" page with vital information, a glossary with phonetic spellings, and an index. Big Buddy BOOKS is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Jennifer Lopez: Famous Entertainer

Sarah Tieck (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614786412

Colorful graphics, oversized photos, and short, engaging sentences draw reluctant readers in to the fascinating life of triple-threat entertainer Jennifer Lopez! This book describes Lopez's childhood, family, Latin heritage, education, rise to fame, and future plans. Readers will follow Lopez's career, as she moved from dancing on In Living Color to starring in Selena to recording her first album, On the 6. Lopez's other movie roles and music albums are discussed, as well as her more recent role as a judge on American Idol. From performing live concerts to filming movies, readers will discover what it's like to be a professional entertainer! Features include a table of contents, maps, "Did You Know" fun facts, a "Snapshot" page with vital information, a glossary with phonetic spellings, and an index. Big Buddy BOOKS is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Justin Bieber: Pop Music Superstar

Sarah Tieck (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614786405

Colorful graphics, oversized photographs, and short, engaging sentences draw reluctant readers in to the fascinating life of pop music superstar Justin Bieber! From his discovery on YouTube to his rise to stardom, readers will learn about Bieber's childhood, family, education, and future plans. Bieber's work with famous singer Usher is covered, as well as his albums My World, My World 2.0, and his plans for his next album. Also covered are Bieber's 3-D movie Justin Bieber: Never Say Never and the corresponding album Never Say Never: The Remixes, his My World concert tour, and his hobbies off the stage. Features include a table of contents, maps, "Did You Know" facts, a "Snapshot" page with vital information, a glossary with phonetics, and an index. Big Buddy BOOKS is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Justin Timberlake: Famous Entertainer

Sarah Tieck (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614786450

Colorful graphics, oversized photos, and short, engaging sentences draw reluctant readers in to the fascinating life of famous entertainer Justin Timberlake! This book describes Timberlake's childhood, family, education, and rise to fame. Readers will follow Timberlake's career, from his Mouseketeer role on The All New Mickey Mouse Club to the formation of 'N Sync and eventually to his solo music career with the release of his first album, Justified. Also covered are Timberlake's Grammy awards and his acting work, including his role in The Social Network, as well as his voice work for the children's movies Shrek the Third and Yogi Bear. From performing live concerts to filming movies, readers will discover what it's like to be a professional entertainer! Features include a table of contents, maps, "Did You Know" fun facts, a "Snapshot" page with vital information, a glossary with phonetic spellings, and an index. Big Buddy BOOKS is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Rihanna: Singing Sensation

Sarah Tieck (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614786443

Colorful graphics, oversized photos, and short, engaging sentences draw reluctant readers in to the fascinating life of singing sensation Rihanna! This book describes Rihanna's childhood in Barbados, family, education, rise to fame, and future plans. Readers will learn how Rihanna's early interest and talent in music led to her discovery and eventually to her work with rapper Jay-Z and the release of her first album, Music of the Sun. Rihanna's other albums are covered, as well as her 2008 Grammy Award. Also described are Rihanna's ever-changing fashions, as well as her interest in helping children and her creation of the Believe Foundation. From recording albums to touring the world, readers will discover what it's like to be a professional singer! Features include a table of contents, maps, "Did You Know" fun facts, a "Snapshot" page with vital information, a glossary with phonetic spellings, and an index. Big Buddy BOOKS is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Miley Cyrus: Singer/Actress/ Star of Hannah Montana

Sarah Tieck (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617858376

Miley Cyrus is one of the most popular teen singers and actors! This book introduces her childhood, family background, rise to fame, and future plans. Readers will learn about Miley's passion for show business and how she came to be the star of Disney Channel's Hannah Montana. Also covered are Miley's Best of Both Worlds concert tour, as well as her personal life and her famous father Billy Ray Cyrus. Colorful graphics, oversized photographs, and short, engaging sentences draw in reluctant readers. Buddy Books is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Nat & Alex Wolff: Stars of Nickelodeon's The Naked Brothers Band

Sarah Tieck (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617858444

Nat and Alex Wolff are two popular brothers! This book introduces the brothers' childhood, famous parents, rise to fame, and future plans. Readers will learn how Nat and Alex's documentary The Naked Brothers Band: The Movie led the pair to star in Nickelodeon's television show The Naked Brothers Band. The brothers' home life, hobbies, and interests are also included. Colorful graphics, oversized photographs, and short, engaging sentences draw in reluctant readers. Buddy Books is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Shia LaBeouf: Movie Star

Sarah Tieck (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617858413

Shia LaBeouf is a talented, popular actor. This book introduces his childhood, family, educational background, rise to fame, and future plans. Readers will learn how Shia's early talent for performing led him to star on television shows and in movies. Descriptions of his most recent roles in Transformers and Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull are included. Colorful graphics, oversized photographs, and short, engaging sentences draw in reluctant readers. Buddy Books is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Vanessa Hudgens: High School Musical Star

Sarah Tieck (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617858390

Vanessa Hudgens is a talented actress and singer. This book introduces her childhood, family, educational background, rise to fame, and future plans. Readers will learn how Vanessa's early talent for performing led her to star in Disney Channel's Emmy award-winning High School Musical. Also included are Vanessa's singing career and upcoming movies. Colorful graphics, oversized photographs, and short, engaging sentences draw in reluctant readers. Buddy Books is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Zac Efron: High School Musical Star

Sarah Tieck (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617858383

Zac Efron is a talented actor and singer. This book introduces his childhood, family, educational background, rise to fame, and future plans. Readers will learn how Zac's early talent for singing and dancing led him to star in Disney Channel's Emmy award-winning High School Musical. Covered in detail are Zac's roles in High School Musical and Hairspray. Also included are Zac's upcoming movies, as well as his hobbies and interests. Colorful graphics, oversized photographs, and short, engaging sentences draw in reluctant readers. Buddy Books is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Abigail Breslin: Famous Actress

Sarah Tieck (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617858482

Abigail Breslin is a talented young actress. This book introduces her childhood, family background, rise to fame, and future plans. Readers will learn about Abigail's start in commercials, her early roles in television shows and movies, and her latest starring roles in successful movies, including Little Miss Sunshine, Nim's Island, and Kit Kittredge: An American Girl. Also covered are Abigail's acting roles with her brother Spencer, her Oscar nomination, and her awards. Colorful graphics, oversized photographs, and short, engaging sentences draw reluctant readers in to the fascinating life of Abigail Breslin! Buddy Books is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Drake Bell & Josh Peck: Famous Actors

Sarah Tieck (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617858475

Drake Bell and Josh Peck are popular, talented actors best known for starring in Nickelodeon's Drake & Josh. This book discusses the family background, education, rise to fame, and future plans for both boys. Readers will learn about the boys' first roles in television shows and movies and how they met while acting in Nickelodeon's The Amanda Show. Also covered are awards, Drake & Josh movies, each boy's solo acting careers, and Drake's talent as a musician. Colorful graphics, oversized photographs, and short, engaging sentences draw reluctant readers in to the fascinating lives of Drake Bell and Josh Peck! Buddy Books is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Jonas Brothers: Singing Sensations

Sarah Tieck (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617858505

Kevin, Joe, and Nick Jonas make up one of today's most popular teen bands--Jonas Brothers! This book introduces the Jonas family background and each brother's childhood, rise to fame, and future plans. Readers will learn about the boys' passion for music and their drive to succeed as pop stars. Also covered are the brothers' albums, concerts, and awards, as well as their progression into Disney television shows, with Jonas Brothers: Living the Dream, Camp Rock, and J.O.N.A.S. Colorful graphics, oversized photographs, and short, engaging sentences draw reluctant readers in to the fascinating lives of Kevin, Joe, and Nick Jonas! Buddy Books is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Selena Gomez: Star of Wizards of Waverly Place

Sarah Tieck (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617858499

Selena Gomez is a famous actress and singer. This book introduces her childhood, family background, rise to fame, and future plans. Readers will learn how Selena landed her first acting role after auditioning for Barney and Friends, as well as her successful audition with Disney Channel, which led to her starring role on Wizards of Waverly Place. Also covered are Selena's roles in movies and her talent as a singer. Colorful graphics, oversized photographs, and short, engaging sentences draw reluctant readers in to the fascinating life of Selena Gomez! Buddy Books is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Usher: Famous Singer

Sarah Tieck (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617858529

Usher is a talented singer and actor. This book introduces his childhood, family background, rise to fame, and future plans. Readers will learn about Usher's noticeable early talent while singing in a church choir, his success on Star Search, and his record-breaking and Grammy-winning albums. Also covered are Usher's progression into acting on television and in movies, his Broadway performance in Chicago, his life as a husband and a father, and his societal contributions as founder of a charity. Colorful graphics, oversized photographs, and short, engaging sentences draw reluctant readers in to the fascinating life of Usher! Buddy Books is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Demi Lovato: Talented Actress & Singer

Sarah Tieck (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617858598

This book discusses the family background, education, rise to fame, and future plans of talented actress and singer Demi Lovato. From Lovato's early roles on Barney and Friends to her starring role on Disney's Camp Rock and Sonny with a Chance, readers will learn about Lovato's outstanding skill and drive. Additionally, readers will learn about Lovato's breakthrough into music with her first album, Don't Forget, as well as her most current acting roles in Princess Protection Program and Camp Rock 2. Colorful graphics, oversized photographs, and short, engaging sentences draw reluctant readers into the fascinating life of Demi Lovato! Included are table of contents, Did You Know facts, glossary with phonetic spellings, and index. Buddy Books is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Johnny Depp: Famous Actor

Sarah Tieck (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617858550

This book discusses the family background, education, rise to fame, and future plans of famous actor Johnny Depp. From his early roles in film and television to his recent roles in the Pirates of the Caribbean series, Finding Neverland, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, readers will learn about Depp's talent and passion. Also covered are his Golden Globe Awards and Oscar nominations. Colorful graphics, oversized photographs, and short, engaging sentences draw reluctant readers into the fascinating life of Johnny Depp! Included are table of contents, Did You Know facts, glossary with phonetic spellings, and index. Buddy Books is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.