Lizzo

Breakout Artist

From the Series Gateway Biographies

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

Melissa Vivianne Jeffersion, known professionally as Lizzo, started singing and rapping at age 10 and performed with several musical groups in her hometowns of Houston and Minneapolis. With her strong lyrics, danceable beats, and positive message, she’s become one of the biggest solo musicians in the world.

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978-1-5415-9678-8
$23.99
978-1-7284-0029-7
$35.99
Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 5
Genre Nonfiction
Category 5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Narrative Nonfiction, Diverse Books: Feminism, Diverse Books: Race & Ethnicity, Diversity, SEL: A Self-Awareness, SEL: B Self-Management, SEL: C Social Awareness, SEL: E Responsible Decision-Making, Social Emotional Learning
Copyright 2021
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Number of Pages 48
Publication Date 2020-08-01
Text Type Narrative Nonfiction
BISACS JNF007040, JNF007060, JNF007120
Dewey 782.421649092 [B]
Dimensions 7 x 9
Lexile 1040
ATOS Reading Level 6.4
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 509840
Accelerated Reader® Points 1.0
Features Bibliography/further reading, Index, Source notes, Teaching Guides, and Timeline

Author: Lakita Wilson

Lakita Wilson is a Professor of Education, writer, and advocate for diverse and inclusive children's literature. A 2017 recipient of SCBWI's On-the-Verge Emerging Voices Award, Lakita lives in Maryland with her two children and Shih-Tzu.

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Gateway Biographies

Discover the human side of key newsworthy and historical figures. Each biography in this easy-reading series is peppered with quotes and childhood stories, accounts of successes and failures, and descriptions of the inspirational sources and experiences that influenced the person’s View available downloads →