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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.

Prince William: Real-Life Prince

Sarah Tieck (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617878800

Colorful graphics, oversized photos, and short, engaging sentences draw reluctant readers in to the fascinating life of Prince William! This book describes William's childhood, family, education, charity work, and marriage to Kate Middleton. Readers will learn about William's college years at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland, where he met Middleton, his attendance at the Royal Military Academy, and his service in the Royal Air Force. Readers will also learn about England's royal family, the line of succession, and Prince William's status as the second in line to be king of England. From attending events to traveling with guards, readers will discover what it's like to represent the royal family as a prince! 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.

Bindi Irwin: Star of Bindi the Jungle Girl

Sarah Tieck (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617858406

Bindi Irwin is a well-known conservationist. This book introduces her childhood, family background, rise to fame, and future plans. Readers will learn how Bindi's passion for animals and the environment led her to star in the Discovery Kids' Bindi the Jungle Girl. Also covered are Bindi's famous late father Steve Irwin, her life at the Australia Zoo, and her hobbies and interests. Colorful graphics, oversized photographs, and short, engaging sentences draw in reluctant readers. Buddy Books is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Carrie Underwood: American Idol Winner

Sarah Tieck (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617858437

Carrie Underwood is a famous, talented singer. This book introduces her childhood, family, educational background, rise to fame, and future plans. Readers will learn how Carrie's early talent for performing led her to become the fourth American Idol winner in 2005. American Idol is described in detail, as well as the start of Carrie's singing career. Also included are Carrie's awards, including her two Grammy wins, as well as her personal life. Colorful graphics, oversized photographs, and short, engaging sentences draw in reluctant readers. Buddy Books is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

David Beckham: Soccer Superstar

Sarah Tieck (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617858345

David Beckham is one of the world's most popular soccer players. This book introduces his childhood, family background, rise to fame, and future plans. Readers will learn about Beckham's time with Manchester United, Real Madrid, and LA Galaxy. The David Beckham Academy is also included, as well as Beckham's personal life. Colorful graphics, oversized photographs, and short, engaging sentences draw in reluctant readers. Buddy Books is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Eli Manning: Football Star

Sarah Tieck (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617858420

Eli Manning is one of the NFL's famous quarterbacks! This book introduces his childhood, family background, rise to fame, and future plans. Readers will learn about Manning's time as a quarterback at the University of Mississippi, his draft into the NFL, and his success with the New York Giants. Also covered are Manning's Super Bowl victory, recognition as an MVP, personal life, and famous father Archie and brother Peyton. Colorful graphics, oversized photographs, and short, engaging sentences draw in reluctant readers. 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.

Tiger Woods: Famous Golfer

Sarah Tieck (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617858451

Tiger Woods is one of the world's most talented golfers! This book introduces his childhood, family, educational background, rise to fame, and future plans. Readers will learn how Tiger's early talent and drive led him to win amateur honors, before becoming a professional golfer with the PGA. Also covered are Tiger's PGA victories and recognitions, as well as his personal life and societal contributions, including the Tiger Woods Learning Center and the Tiger Woods Foundation. Colorful graphics, oversized photographs, and short, engaging sentences draw in reluctant readers. Buddy Books is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Tom Brady: Famous Quarterback

Sarah Tieck (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617858369

Tom Brady is one of the NFL's most famous quarterbacks. This book introduces his childhood, family, educational background, rise to fame, and future plans. Readers will learn about Brady's time as a quarterback at the University of Michigan, his draft into the NFL, and his success with the New England Patriots. Brady's Super Bowl victories are covered, as well as his recognition as an MVP. 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.

Michael Phelps: Olympic Champion

Sarah Tieck (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617858512

After breaking records at the 2008 Olympics, Michael Phelps became one of the greatest swimmers in history. This book introduces readers to Phelps's childhood, family background, rise to fame, and future plans. Readers will learn about the star's struggle with ADHD, his intense training, and his incredible drive to reach goals. Phelps's performances and medals won at the Olympic Games, the World Championships, and the Pan Pacific Championships are covered, as well as the background and history of the Olympics. Colorful graphics, oversized photographs, and short, engaging sentences draw reluctant readers in to the fascinating life of Michael Phelps! Buddy Books is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.