Jeff Bezos, the founder and CEO of Amazon.com, started the internet company out of his garage in 1994. The company began as an online bookstore selling around one million titles. Since then, Amazon has grown into one of the largest online retailers in the world! This title for young readers highlights the history and innovations of this popular brand.
Since Hello Kitty first appeared on a coin purse in 1974, Sanrio has grown the brand into a worldwide phenomenon! The famous white cat character has made a name for herself by appearing on everything from pencils to airplanes. This title explores Hello Kitty’s rise to fame and what we can expect from the brand in the future.
It is almost impossible for a cheerleader to cheer alone. Every cheerleader needs to be part of a squad in order to excite the crowd. This title covers the teamwork, friendship, and hard work that go into making successful and energetic cheerleading squads.
It could be argued that John Cena is currently the face of professional wrestling. He has held the World Championship Belt many times and is a fan favorite. This book teaches readers about John Cenas past, how he became a skilled professional wrestler, and how he continues to thrill fans around the world.
A beast of a man from Ireland, Sheamus uses his size and strength to punish his opponents. Although his career is young, he has already made an impact in wrestling. He has won many belts, including the WWE Championship. Learn how Sheamus incorporates his heritage into his showmanship and signature moves. He makes his home country proud with every pin.
From the arcade to the home, Nintendo brings adventure and innovation to the gaming world. The plumber with overalls and a red hat is one of the brands most well-known characters. Eager readers can uncover the origins of Mario and all his friends in this title about Nintendo.
Googles name today, originally googol, was a spelling mistake, but the companys worldwide success is no error. Through the development of Googles search engine and other online tools, founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page have come a long way since their time at Stanford University. Explore more about Googles founders and innovations in this title for growing readers.
Plows in the 1830s were not suitable for sticky sod, so John Deere invented a smooth, steel plow that worked for many farmers. He continued to press on by creating his own company and building a brand that is well-known today. In this title, young readers can discover more about this inspiring innovator and his company.
Nearly fifty years ago, Reyn Guyer created the original Nerf ball. The lightweight toy appealed to many because it couldn't cause any damage! Since then, Nerf has blasted its way to becoming one of Hasbros top brands. Learn more about the evolution of Nerf in this fun book for active minds.
Since entering the ring for the first time in 2005, CM Punk has made himself stand out with his thrilling moves and ability to engage the audience. He has won several titles, including the WWE Championship. Readers will learn how CM Punk became a wrestler, what his favorite moves are, and how he finishes off his opponents in the ring.
Jack Swagger calls himself The All-American American because of his traditional American wrestling style. Countless wrestlers have submitted to his painful ankle lock, a move that has won him many championships. When Swagger brings his technical skills to the ring, few wrestlers stand a chance. In this title, readers will learn about Swaggers childhood, training, and journey to become a WWE Champion.
Dont be fooled by the charisma and flashy demeanor of The Miz. Once the bell rings and the match starts, hes as tough and inventive as any wrestler. His commitment, desire, and signature moves make him a fierce combatant. Learn how The Miz went from reality TV star to professional wrestler in this action-packed biography.
Many kinds of vehicles can be made into monster vehicles. Monster trucks are the most popular, but there are also monster motorcycles, cars, and vans! Readers will explore the history of these giants and see the variety of monster vehicles being built today.
Motocross racing and moto-X freestyle both require these versatile cycles. Students will learn about the origin of motocross cycles, how they are modified for racing or freestyle, and how they are used in competitions.
Snowmobiles are powerful machines that can be used for recreation or work. Readers will explore the history of snowmobiles and the technology behind these fast, snow-crossing vehicles.
Sprint cars are small, speedy race cars that can be raced on paved or dirt tracks. They can move at over 140 miles per hour! Readers will explore the history of these compact, high-powered speed machines.
NASCAR has become one of the most popular sports in the country. The high speeds and tight racing draws thousands of fans to stadiums all across the United States. Students will learn about the vehicles that make incredible speed and excitement possible.
Working on cars has always been a great hobby. A combination of horsepower and sleek performance, tuner cars are a thrill to drive. Kids will learn how tuner car owners tweak the engine, body, and accessories of their vehicles to make for one cool ride.
Big Show has been a wrestling star for over 15 years. Standing 7 feet tall and weighing almost 500 pounds, he towers over almost every other wrestler. Readers will explore Big Shows past, his time in wrestling, and the moves he uses to thrill fans and defeat his opponents.
Nicknamed The Ultimate Opportunist, Edge uses any means necessary and does anything possible to win championships. He has been a successful solo and tag team wrestler, winning titles in both formats. Readers will learn about Edges background, his wrestling style, and why he is one of the most entertaining wrestlers in the sport today.
Kane has been wrestling for almost 20 years. His specialty is the inferno match, during which the wrestling ring is surrounded with fire. This high-interest biography explores Kanes background, his training, and the wrestling moves that make him one of wrestlings superstars.
Randy Orton is the youngest wrestler to ever win the World Wrestling Entertainment Heavyweight Championship. When he debuted, he was nicknamed The Legend Killer because of his ability to defeat superstars. Now, he is a superstar. This title explores his past, his rise to fame, and the moves that keep him on top!
A small, high-flying wrestler, Rey Mysterio has been thrilling fans around the world for almost 20 years. What he lacks in size he makes up for in effort and technique. Readers will learn about Mysterios background, training, and the skills and style that make him a champion of the ring.
The Undertaker is one of the most famous wrestlers of all time. He has wrestled in hundreds of matches and won several championships. Readers will learn about the Undertakers past, his training, and how he has remained one of the biggest stars in wrestling for over 25 years.
Triple H has been a mainstay of professional wrestling for well over a decade. Over this time, he has been both a hero and a villain. Students will explore his background and training, learning about the moves that make him such a powerful force in professional wrestling.