Being a DJ

From the Series On the Radar: Awesome Jobs

  • Interest Level: Grade 4 - Grade 8
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Hailed as artistic geniuses who have transformed the music world, top professional DJs command enormous fees. They produce and release their own music and are major celebrities. Make sure this awesome job is on your radar! Inside you’ll find these features:

Real-Life Story: Turntablist Sara Simms tells On the Radar why being a professional DJ is the best job in the world!

Back Story: Chart the rise of the DJ from street corner entertainer to international superstar.

Five-Minute Interview: DJ Tom Thorpe explains what it’s like to drop beats for a living.

Are you On the Radar?

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Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Social Studies
Copyright 2013
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2012-08-01
Reading Counts! Level 7.6
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF011000, JNF036000
Dewey 781.64023
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7.25 x 9.625
Lexile 1020
Guided Reading Level X
ATOS Reading Level 6.2
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 151608
Accelerated Reader® Points 1.0
Features Bibliography/further reading, Index, and Reviewed

Author: Matt Anniss

Author: Lisa Regan


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