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JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Performing Arts

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 old Read More →

  • Lexile: 820
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • 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

Booboo Stewart: Twilight's Breakout Idol

From the Series Pop Culture Bios

You may know that Booboo Stewart made a name for himself playing Seth Clearwater in the Twilight Saga films. But did you know that Booboo:… • completed high school early and took part in GATE, Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: 791.4302'8092

Dance of the Swan: A Story about Anna Pavlova

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Born in St. Petersburg, Russia, in 1881, Anna Pavlova grew up dreaming of becoming a prima ballerina. Throughout her lifetime, Anna inspired and encouraged people around the world with her… Read More →

  • Lexile: 930
  • ATOS: 6.8
  • Dewey: 792.8'028'092

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

Emma Stone: Star of the Stage, TV, and Film

From the Series Pop Culture Bios

You may know that Emma Stone has made movie audiences laugh and cry in a wide range of roles, from Superbad to The Help. But did you know that Emma:… • loves computers and used to build her ow Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 791.4302'8092

Emma Watson: From Wizards to Wallflowers

From the Series Pop Culture Bios

You may know that Emma Watson rose to fame playing Hermione in the beloved Harry Potter films. But did you know that she:… • is supersmart and studied at Brown University? • was so nervous ab Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 791.4302'8092

Gal Gadot: Soldier, Model, Wonder Woman

From the Series Gateway Biographies

In 2017 the movie Wonder Woman became a box-office hit, breaking records and earning hundreds of millions of dollars. Israeli actor Gal Gadot played Wonder Woman—a fierce and compassionate… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • Dewey: 792.02/8092 [B]
Fall 2018

Gal Gadot: Soldier, Model, Wonder Woman

In 2017 the movie Wonder Woman became a box-office hit, breaking records and earning hundreds of millions of dollars. Israeli actor Gal Gadot played Wonder Woman—a fierce and compassionate… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880

Gateway Biographies — 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: $1,103.77
  • Your Price: $827.83
  • 23 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: $735.77
  • Your Price: $551.83
  • 23 titles
Fall 2018

Gateway Biographies — Library Bound Set: New for Fall 2018

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

Gateway Biographies — Library Bound Set: New for Spring 2018

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 — Library Bound Set: New for Spring 2019

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

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 musi Read More →

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

Jaden Smith: Actor, Rapper, and Activist

From the Series Pop Culture Bios

You may know that Jaden Smith has been following in the footsteps of his famous dad, Will Smith, ever since his breakout role in The Pursuit of Happyness. But did you know that Jaden:… • is a Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 791.4302'8092

Jennifer Lawrence: Star of The Hunger Games

From the Series Gateway Biographies

On March 17, 2011, social media channels buzzed with excitement. Fans of The Hunger Games had hotly debated which actors would bring their beloved characters to life in the upcoming movie… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 791.4302'8092

Jennifer Lawrence: The Hunger Games' Girl on Fire

From the Series Pop Culture Bios

You may know that Jennifer Lawrence stars as courageous Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games films. But did you know that Jennifer:… • grew up on a Kentucky horse farm? •had to learn to skin Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: 791.4502'8092

Jewish Comedy Stars: Classic to Cutting Edge

From vaudeville to viral comedy on the web, here are more than 40 short biographies of Jewish comedians who heavily influenced the entertainment industry in the twentieth and early… Read More →

  • Dewey: 792.702'80923924073

John Green: Star Author, Vlogbrother, and Nerdfighter

From the Series Gateway Biographies

On June 2, 2014, more than 1,200 fans wildly cheered the arrival of author John Green at the premiere of The Fault in Our Stars—the blockbuster movie based on his young adult novel of the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 813'.6

Josh Hutcherson: The Hunger Games' Hot Hero

From the Series Pop Culture Bios

You may know that Josh Hutcherson became super famous when he was chosen to play Peeta in The Hunger Games movies. But did you know that Josh:… • bakes an awesome apple pie? • joined forces w Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 792.02'8092

Justin Timberlake: From Mouseketeer to Megastar

From the Series Pop Culture Bios

You probably know Justin Timberlake as the successful boy-band singer turned solo artist whose voice dominates the airwaves. But did you know that he:… • sang—and lost!—on the competitive TV Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 782.42164092

Liam Hemsworth: The Hunger Games' Strong Survivor

From the Series Pop Culture Bios

You may know that Liam Hemsworth stars as good-looking tough guy Gale Hawthorne in The Hunger Games films. But did you know that Liam:… • once dressed as a table tennis player for Halloween, c Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 791.4302'8092