From Gospel Singer to Pop Star
From the Series Pop Culture Bios
You may know that Katy Perry is a shining star of pop who has soared to number one on the charts again and again. But did you know that Katy:
• is a pastor’s kid times two? Both her mom and dad are pastors who encouraged her to sing in church.
• was dropped by two recording labels before she finally got her big break with Capitol Records?
• exercises by jumping rope before every single show?
Want to know more about the life of this talented celebrity? Read on to learn all about Katy’s childhood, career, favorite things, love life, future goals, and more!
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||LernerClassroom, Lerner Publications ™, Lerner Digital ™|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Reading Counts! Level||4.5|
|Text Type||Narrative Nonfiction|
|BISACS||JNF007040, JNF036050, JNF007000|
|Dimensions||7 x 9|
|Guided Reading Level||T|
|ATOS Reading Level||4.4|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||151612|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Bibliography/further reading, Index, Reviewed, Sidebars, and Table of contents|
School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
“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
Author: Nadia Higgins
Nadia Higgins is the author of 50-plus books for the school library market. She also worked as an editor in the industry for almost ten years. Many of her books have a science bent, though she's also written about pop stars, car art, and zombies. Nadia lives in Minneapolis with her husband and two young daughters.