Gal Gadot

Soldier, Model, Wonder Woman

From the Series Gateway Biographies

  • Interest Level: Grade 4 - Grade 8   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 5

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 Amazonian warrior. Prior to her time in the spotlight, Gadot served in the Israeli military, won a Miss Israel pageant, and studied to be a lawyer. When Gadot began acting, she wanted to play strong, independent women. She hopes to be a role model for her daughters as well as an inspiration to both women and men around the world. Follow Gadot’s story from an average childhood in a small town in Israel to the role of a lifetime as Wonder Woman.

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Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 5
Genre Nonfiction
Copyright 2018
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Number of Pages 48
Publication Date 2018-01-01
Reading Counts! Level 5.7
BISACS JNF007060, JNF007120
Dewey 792.02/8092 [B]
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7 x 9
Lexile 880
Features Bibliography/further reading, Index, Reviewed, Sidebars, Source notes, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, Timeline, and eSource

Reviews

Booklist

“Readers looking for information about Wonder Woman and Gadot will find this a timely and very positive account of the actress’ life.”—Booklist

Author: Jill Sherman

Jill Sherman writes fiction and nonfiction books for young readers. She started out her career in publishing as an editor, but soon discovered that her real joy was in writing. She has written dozens of books for young people, including fiction works, as well as news and magazine articles for print and digital publications. She thoroughly enjoys researching new topics to provide young readers with the best information that they can use in their own studies. Jill lives and writes in Brooklyn, New York.

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