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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.

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.

Jimmie Johnson: NASCAR Champion

Sarah Tieck (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617858574

This book discusses the family background, education, rise to fame, and future plans of NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson. From Johnson's early races in the ASA short-track series to his break into the major NASCAR series, readers will learn about Johnson's outstanding talent and drive. Also covered are NASCAR and its major races, including the Sprint Cup Series and the Nationwide Series. Additionally, readers will learn about Johnson's awards and achievements, as well as the Jimmie Johnson Foundation. Colorful graphics, oversized photographs, and short, engaging sentences draw reluctant readers into the fascinating life of Jimmie Johnson! 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.

LeBron James: Basketball Superstar

Sarah Tieck (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617858567

This book discusses the family background, education, rise to fame, and future plans of basketball superstar LeBron James. From James's early days with the Fighting Irish to his career with the Cleveland Cavaliers, readers will learn about his outstanding talent. Also covered is James's performance at the NBA All-Star Games, on the U.S. Olympic Basketball Team, and at the NBA play-offs. Additionally, readers will learn about James's awards and achievements, as well as the LeBron James Family Foundation. Colorful graphics, oversized photographs, and short, engaging sentences draw reluctant readers into the fascinating life of LeBron James! Included are table of contents, Did You Know facts, glossary with phonetic spellings, and index. Buddy Books is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Stickeen: John Muir and the Brave Little Dog

Donnell Rubay (author), Christopher Canyon (illustrator)

Publisher: Dawn Publications ISBN: 9781584692744

This true tale actually happened in Alaska to the famous naturalist, John Muir, and it became what he called the most memorable of all his wild days. One day, Muir set out to explore a huge glacier during a blizzard. Stickeen--an aloof little dog belonging to a fellow traveler--insisted on going along. They become stranded on the glacier. The only way out was over a precarious ice bridge, dangerous for a man and almost impossible for a dog. When amazingly they both escape, Stickeen's aloofness is replaced by rapturous adoration for Muir. The author skillfully weaves Muir's own words, the illustrations are extraordinary, and the result is a classic.

Priscilla & the Hollyhocks

Anne Broyles (author), Anna Alter (illustrator) (illustrator)

Publisher: Charlesbridge ISBN: 9781570916755

Priscilla is only four years old when her mother is sold to another master. All Priscilla has to remember her mother by are the hollyhocks she planted by the cow pond. At age ten, Priscilla is sold to a Cherokee famiily and continues her life as a slave. She keeps hope for a better life alive by planting hollyhocks wherever she goes. At last, her forced march along the Trail of Tears brings a chance encounter that leads to her freedom. Includes an author's note with more details about this fascinating true story as well as instructions for making hollyhock dolls.

Martin Luther King Jr., A Life of Fairness

Tonya Leslie

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781600140907

Martin Luther King, Jr. dreamed about a day when people would not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character. This book introduces young readers to a man who fully believed in fairness. Blastoff! Series

The Little Street

Publisher: MightyBook ISBN:

10 of Jan Vermeer's most famous paintings are used to tell a story about a fleeting moment in time. A brief biography of the artist is included.

Mohandas Gandhi (Spanish Version)

Dona Herweck Rice, William Rice (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9780743900607

Follow the life and nonviolent work of Mohandas Gandhi through his childhood in India, his education in Great Britain, and his work leading peace and equality movements in South Africa and India. This book provides significant social studies connections as well as vocabulary related to Gandhi.