Breakout Boy Band
From the Series Pop Culture Bios
You may know that the U.K. pop group One Direction broke records when it hit the U.S. music scene. The singers’ album Up All Night debuted at number one on the U.S. Billboard charts. But did you know that:
• the stars didn’t know each other before getting their big break on The X Factor with Simon Cowell?
• the band needed 100 security guards for its first performance in Dallas, Texas?
• one of the band members has a fear of spoons?
Want to know more about the group’s singers—Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles, and Louis Tomlinson? Read on to learn all about 1D’s amazing rise to fame!
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Lerner Publications ™|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Reading Counts! Level||6.2|
|Text Type||Narrative Nonfiction|
|BISACS||JNF007000, JNF007040, JNF036050|
|Dimensions||7 x 9|
|Guided Reading Level||S|
|ATOS Reading Level||5.0|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||153614|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Bibliography/further reading, Index, Reviewed, Sidebars, and Table of contents|
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Author: Marcia Amidon Lusted
Marcia Amidon Lusted has written 130 books and more than 500 magazine articles for young readers. She is a freelance editor and writing instructor, as well as a musician. She lives in New Hampshire.