People in the News: Sets 1 – 4


The riveting and inspiring stories of Barack Obama,
LeBron James, Lady Gaga, and other noteworthy newsmakers hold important lessons
for young adults about the value of hard work, growing from failure, and helping
others. As readers explore each comprehensive biography, they are given a
behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to build a legacy beyond 15 minutes of
fame. Through enlightening main text, sidebars filled with fun facts, full-color
photographs, and detailed timelines, readers are given the tools to look beyond
the headlines and social media posts and appreciate the value of the true story
of each person's life.

• Meticulously researched texts appeal to both
long-time fans of these figures hungry to know more and new fans looking for an
accessible introductory overview of their lives

• Balanced and objective tone
fosters the development of critical thinking skills as readers are encouraged to
look for the truth when presented with a celebrity's public persona


Annotated quotes from a variety of trusted sources, including the subjects
themselves, enhance the texts and provide starting points for further
research


Library Set List: $906.20 / S&L: $724.96

Reading Level: 7

Interest Level: 7-10

Product type: Library Set
ISBN: 978-1-5345-6856-3
Copyright: 2020
Language: English