Pop Star and Actress
From the Series Pop Culture Bios
You may know that Selena Gomez starred in Wizards of Waverly Place and rocks the music world in Selena Gomez & the Scene. But did you know that Selena:
• got her big break in show business playing Gianna on Barney & Friends?
• was named after Latina singer Selena Quintanilla-Pérez?
• thought she’d blown her screen test with the Disney Channel—only to be offered the chance to become a major Disney star?
Want to know more about the life of this talented celebrity? Read on to learn all about Selena’s childhood, career, best friends, boyfriends, favorite things, and more!
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Lerner Publications ™|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Reading Counts! Level||4.5|
|Text Type||Narrative Nonfiction|
|BISACS||JNF007000, JNF007040, JNF036050|
|Dimensions||7 x 9|
|Guided Reading Level||S|
|ATOS Reading Level||4.7|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||151613|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Bibliography/further reading, Index, Reviewed, Sidebars, and Table of contents|
Author: Robin Nelson
Robin Nelson's careers have always kept her surrounded by books—as an elementary teacher, working at a publishing company, and now working as a school library media specialist. But her favorite job is writing books for kids. She has written many nonfiction books for children. She lives with her family in Minneapolis.
“These crowd-pleasing titles will fly off the shelves. Written in shorts chapters and sentences, with easy font size, and filled with well-captioned, eye-popping photographs, they will draw in readers…. The writing style is engaging throughout.” —School Library Journal, Series Made Simple