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BISAC Subject JNF007040

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Music

A Boy Named Beckoning: The True Story of Dr. Carlos Montezuma, Native American Hero

This story reveals the remarkable life of a Native American boy named Wassaja, or "Beckoning," who was kidnapped from his Yavapai tribe and sold as a slave. Adopted by an Italian photographer… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 970.004'97

Adele: Soulful Singer

From the Series Pop Culture Bios

You probably know Adele as the powerful, Grammy Award-winning soul singer of hits like "Rolling in the Deep" and "Set Fire to the Rain." But did you know that she: • was almost expelled… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 782.42164092

Arctic Explorer: The Story of Matthew Henson

From the Series Trailblazer Biographies

Through howling snowstorms and over treacherous sheets of ice, Matthew Henson and Robert Peary raced against other explorers and death itself to be the first to reach the North Pole. After… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1040
  • ATOS: 6.2
  • Dewey: 910'.92

Ariana Grande: From Actress to Chart-Topping Singer

From the Series Pop Culture Bios

You may know Ariana Grande became a household name after acting and singing in the hit TV show Victorious. But did you know that she: • called Nickelodeon studios when she was four years… Read More →

  • Lexile: 820
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 782.42164092

Austin Mahone: Vocals Going Viral

From the Series Pop Culture Bios

You may know that Austin Mahone rose to fame after singing and strumming the guitar on his own YouTube channel. But did you know that he: • Skyped randomly with fans even after becoming… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: 782.42164092

Bella Thorne: Shaking Up the Small Screen

From the Series Pop Culture Bios

You probably know Bella Thorne as the dynamic, multitalented CeCe Jones on the TV show Shake It Up. But did you know that she: • is real-life BFFs with her costar, Zendaya? • had no dancing… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 791.4502'8092

Beyoncé: R & B Superstar

From the Series Pop Culture Bios

You may know that Beyoncé is a gifted R & B star who has made a splash in the worlds of music, dance, and acting. But did you know that Beyoncé: • was super shy as a child, yet she loved… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 782.42164092

Beyoncé: The Queen of Pop

From the Series Gateway Biographies

From scoring hit after hit on the R & B and pop music charts to slaying it onscreen as an actor, Beyoncé does it all. Explore the personal and professional life of Queen Bey and follow… Read More →

  • Lexile: 960
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 782.42164092 [B]

Bold Composer: A Story about Ludwig van Beethoven

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Famous 19th century composer Ludwig van Beethoven compsed hundreds of works in his lifetime, including the well-known Moonlight Sonata and Symphony No. 5 and Symphony No. 9. He remains among… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 780.92

Bruno Mars: Pop Singer and Producer

From the Series Pop Culture Bios

You may know that Bruno Mars is an unbelievably talented pop singer and producer. But did you know that Bruno: • was known for his epic Elvis impersonations when he was a kid? • learned to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 782.42164092

Carly Rae Jepsen: Call Her Amazing

From the Series Pop Culture Bios

You may know that Carly Rae Jepsen rose to instant fame after Justin Bieber tweeted about his love for "Call Me Maybe." But did you know that she: • had starring roles in Annie, Grease, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 782.421642092

Cody Simpson: Pop Star from Down Under

From the Series Pop Culture Bios

You may know that Cody Simpson became an overnight singing sensation when a music producer discovered him on YouTube in 2009. But did you know that he: • is a talented swimmer who once… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: 782.42164092

Demi Lovato: Taking Another Chance

From the Series Pop Culture Bios

You may know that Demi Lovato is a chart-topping singer and a talented actress. But did you know that she: • got her start on the small screen playing Angela on the kids' TV show Barney & Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 791.4302'8092

Esquivel!: Space-Age Sound Artist

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

Juan Garcia Esquivel was born in Mexico and grew up to the sounds of mariachi bands. He loved music and became a musical explorer. Defying convention, he created music that made people laugh… Read More →

First Son and President: A Story about John Quincy Adams

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

America’s sixth president and son of America’s second president, John Quincy Adams lived an extraordinary life. Beginning as a young boy as secretary for his father during the peace talks… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 973.5'5'092

Gateway Biographies Audisee® eBooks with Audio Bundle (Multi-User) — Audisee® eBook with Audio Set

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Set

Discover the human side of key newsworthy and historical figures. Each biography in this easy-reading series is peppered with quotes and childhood stories, accounts of successes and failures… Read More →

  • Audisee® eBook with Audio
  • List Price: $186.60
  • Your Price: $139.95
  • 4 titles

Gateway Biographies — eBook Set

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Set

Discover the human side of key newsworthy and historical figures. Each biography in this easy-reading series is peppered with quotes and childhood stories, accounts of successes and failures… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $1,007.79
  • Your Price: $755.84
  • 21 titles

Gateway Biographies Fall 2018 New Releases — Library Bound Set

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Set

Discover the human side of key newsworthy and historical figures. Each biography in this easy-reading series is peppered with quotes and childhood stories, accounts of successes and failures… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $191.94
  • Your Price: $143.95
  • 6 titles
Fall 2019

Gateway Biographies Fall 2019 New Releases — Library Bound Set

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Set

Discover the human side of key newsworthy and historical figures. Each biography in this easy-reading series is peppered with quotes and childhood stories, accounts of successes and failures… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $127.96
  • Your Price: $95.97
  • 4 titles

Gateway Biographies — Library Bound Set

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Set

Discover the human side of key newsworthy and historical figures. Each biography in this easy-reading series is peppered with quotes and childhood stories, accounts of successes and failures… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $671.79
  • Your Price: $503.84
  • 21 titles

Gateway Biographies Spring 2018 New Releases — Library Bound Set

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Set

Discover the human side of key newsworthy and historical figures. Each biography in this easy-reading series is peppered with quotes and childhood stories, accounts of successes and failures… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $63.98
  • Your Price: $47.99
  • 2 titles
Spring 2019

Gateway Biographies Spring 2019 New Releases — Library Bound Set

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Set

Discover the human side of key newsworthy and historical figures. Each biography in this easy-reading series is peppered with quotes and childhood stories, accounts of successes and failures… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $159.95
  • Your Price: $119.96
  • 5 titles

Her Piano Sang: A Story about Clara Schumann

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

At the age of nine, Clara Wieck gave her first public performance as a concert pianist. She played beautifully. When the concert was over, she felt as if she were dancing on a cloud. As she… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1020
  • ATOS: 6.7
  • Dewey: 786.2'092

Idina Menzel: Vocal Superpower

From the Series Pop Culture Bios

You probably know Idina Menzel as the amazing singer of "Let It Go" and the voice of Elsa in the movie Frozen. But did you know that she: • dreamed of playing the title character in the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: 782.42164092