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Biography today; profiles of people of interest to young readers.


Biography today; profiles of people of interest to young readers.

Ed. by Cherie D. Abbey.

Omnigraphics, Inc.


599 pages



Biography today; v.21


This volume draws together 32 biographies of people of interest to readers ages nine and up, including authors, entertainers, sports figures, politicians, scientists, and others like Adele, Rob Bell, Judy Blume, Chris Daughtry, Drake, Kevin Durant, Zaha Hadid, Heidi Hammel, Josh Hutcherson, Steve Jobs, Manny Pacquiao, Hilda Solis, Emma Stone, Ellen DeGeneres, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Bruno Mars, Stella McCartney, Jaden Smith, and Abby Wambach. Entries are organized alphabetically and include photos, quotes, addresses, and information on the individual's birth, youth, early memories, education, first jobs, marriage and family, career, memorable experiences, hobbies, and honors and awards. Indexes by birthday and birthplace are included in addition to the cumulative general index for the series.

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Date:Feb 1, 2013
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