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Kate Middleton

Sarah Tieck (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617878787

Colorful graphics, oversized photos, and short, engaging sentences draw reluctant readers in to the fascinating life of Kate Middleton! This book describes Middleton's childhood, family, education, interest and career in fashion, and marriage to Prince William. Readers will learn about Middleton's college years at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland, where she met the prince, the couple's royal wedding, and their charity work. From attending events to traveling with guards, readers will discover what it's like to represent a royal family as a princess! 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.

Miranda Cosgrove

Sarah Tieck (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617862083

Easy-to-read text, oversized color photos, and captivating graphics introduce young readers to famous actress and singer Miranda Cosgrove. Readers will learn about Cosgroves childhood, family background, education, and rise to fame. Her early television and movie roles are discussed, leading up to her larger role in Drake & Josh and her starring role in her own show, iCarly. Cosgrove's future plans, as well as her work as a singer, are also covered. Features include maps, Did You Know facts, a Snapshot page with vital information, a glossary with phonetic spellings, and an index.

Lea Michele

Sarah Tieck (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617841125

Colorful graphics, oversized photographs, and short, engaging sentences draw reluctant readers in to the fascinating life of Lea Michele! This book introduces readers to Michele's childhood, family, educational background, and rise to fame. Readers will learn how Michele built a career for herself, from auditioning and earning parts in the Broadway musicals Les Miserables, Ragtime, and Spring Awakening to her television breakthrough in Glee. Michele's leading role in Glee is discussed, as well as the show's Teen Choice Award and Michele's Emmy nomination. Features include a table of contents, maps, "Did You Know" fun facts, a "Snapshot" page with vital information, a glossary with phonetics, and an index.

Rihanna

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.

Jennifer Lopez

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.

Vanessa Hudgens

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.

David Beckham

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.

Jimmie Johnson

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.

Eli Manning

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.

Johnny Depp

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.

Michael Phelps

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!

Selena Gomez

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!

Tiger Woods

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.

Tom Brady

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.

Bindi Irwin

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.

Demi Lovato

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.

Zac Efron

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.

Drake Bell & Josh Peck

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!

LeBron James

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

Abigail Breslin

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!

Usher

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!

Miley Cyrus

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.

Shia LaBeouf

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.

Nat & Alex Wolff

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.

Carrie Underwood

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.